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NorthWestern Energy Gas Measurement Technician in Missoula, Montana

Gas Measurement Technician

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  • 20-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (MST)

  • Distribution Operations - MT

  • Missoula, MT, USA

  • Regular Full Time

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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION #3445

POSTING DATES: October 20, 2021 through Open Until Filled

Title

Gas Measurement Technician

Department/Division

Distribution Operations

Work Location

Missoula, MT

Guidepost

Union Wage UA 41/459 ($47.20/hour)

($48.38 after 11/13/21)

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

Telecommuting

None

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Gas Measurement Technician troubleshoots, tests, field proves, and calibrates tier two customer gas metering installations and associated equipment.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics

  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

  • Troubleshoot, test, field prove, and calibrate tier two gas metering installations

  • Field prove gas meters using differential testing and field proving as required

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate all metering correction instruments

  • Field check and analyze "Fixed Factors" on all applicable meter sets

  • Assist operation metering personnel with metering issues

  • Install and troubleshoot software specific to the job

  • Perform all actions to maintain compliance with applicable regulations, codes and NorthWestern Energy safety standards

  • Travel away from home area and stay overnight as needed (up to 70% travel per year)

  • Individually lift and manipulate needed equipment weighing up to 75 pounds

    Marginal Work Functions

*These functions may be considered essential based on location and other factors.

  • Check meters as part of custody transfers for the Gas Transmission department*

    GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Be an experienced Gas Serviceman and be of Journeyman level

  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record

  • Have excellent working knowledge of the fundamentals of gas measurement and regulation

  • Must be able to meet and maintain "occupational qualification" standards required by position

  • Must complete New Gas Operator Qualification and HAZMAT programs within 6 months of hire

  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record

    SELECTION PROCESS

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

External applicants should apply online at http://www.northwesternenergy.com. Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job #3445

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.

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