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Sr Operations Technician or Pipeline Technician-Williams

Posted on: 26-Jun-2012

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Career Opportunities: Sr Operations Technician or Pipeline Technician (18421)

Requisition Number 18421 - Posted 06/04/2012 - Kemmerer, WY
Responsibilities:


This technician position has been posted for the Kemmerer, Wyoming area. The position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience. (Sr. Operations Tech or Pipeline Tech 1-2-3-4) Perform preventive pipeline facility maintenance and work described under the job progression system for the Pipeline Technician job family. Includes responsibility in the handling of natural gas as related to turbine compression and all related subsystems /including start/stop, operation, and safety shutdown and combustion controls), meter stations, pipeline facilities, corrosion control and right-of-way maintenance. Handle facility encroachment activities including pipe location, excavation and inspection resulting from one-call notifications and/or direct calls. Interface with technical support, shared services, government agencies, local emergency planning committees, emergency responders, one-call agencies, landowners, and contractors. Perform public education activities including formal presentations. After hour work as needed and routine on-call rotations are mandatory with some out of area travel requirements

Qualifications:

A two-year technical degree is preferred in a related field of diesel/diesel-electric, automotive, aircraft mechanics and/or, electronic instrumentation. Related work experience will be considered. Good organizational, interpersonal communication and initiative skills. Basic personal computer skills including a working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel. The ability to work both in a team setting and as an individual with minimal supervision. The ability to work with government agencies, landowners, contractors and customers. Selected applicants will be required to take a pre-employment drug test and employees participate in a random drug-testing program. A current driver's license is required. Two-year technical degree is preferred in a related field of diesel/diesel-electric, automotive, aircraft mechanics and/or, electronic instrumentation. Related work experience will be considered. Good organizational, interpersonal communication and initiative skills. Basic personal computer skills including a working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel. The ability to work both in a team setting and as an individual with minimal supervision. The ability to work with government agencies, landowners, contractors and customers. Candidate must be able to work in environmental extremes; operation hand and power tools; climbing ladders; and operating a two-way radio. Successful candidate must be able to walk/bend/crawl to areas to reach equipment and lift up to fifty (50) pounds.  Selected applicants will be required to take a pre-employment drug test and employees participate in a random drug-testing program. A current driver's license is required.

Sr Operations Technician Qualifications:

Applicant for this position must possess a competent and upper level of expertise of responsibilities outlined above for the Pipeline Technician T1-T4 and perform these responsibilities on a regular basis. In addition to these responsibilities the applicant will be required to oversee the day to day operation and maintenance of designated pipeline facilities covering a large geographical area with minimal supervision or oversight. Applicant must be capable of communicating freely and reinforce the District's guidelines and safety requirements. Leadership and interpersonal skills are required to assist in the coordination of work assignments, overseeing the writing and execution of District work plans, training, and development of pipeline technicians, and providing daily coaching and mentoring to employees as it relates to work performance. There will be opportunities to manage the district operations when the District Manager is absent.