Gas Controller II

Technical Area
Emergency Management
Other
Location
Unitil
Portsmouth, NH
United States
Job Summary

This position is responsible for the operation and control of the Company’s gas transmission and distribution system; and the managing of pipeline and peak shaving supplies. The incumbent must ensure that the system is operated within the constraints of Federal, State and Company codes and standards as well tariff constraints for the receipt and control of the system supply. In addition, this position is responsible for coverage of the Company’s Field Service Dispatch department which coordinates Meter and Service field technicians with daily gas related work orders.

Full Job Description

Unitil is actively committed to enhancing quality at all levels of the Company, a commitment that will help us meet the challenges of the rapidly-changing utility industry. We offer highly competitive salaries and outstanding benefits to qualified candidates and are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Unitil employees have an energy for life they bring to work every day. Do you?

Position Concept

This position is responsible for the operation and control of the Company’s gas transmission and distribution system; and the managing of pipeline and peak shaving supplies. The incumbent must ensure that the system is operated within the constraints of Federal, State and Company codes and standards as well tariff constraints for the receipt and control of the system supply. In addition, this position is responsible for coverage of the Company’s Field Service Dispatch department which coordinates Meter and Service field technicians with daily gas related work orders.

Qualifications

• Associate Degree in Business/Engineering Technology or equivalent, related educational background and/or 5 years work experience in a gas operations environment.
• Requires strong analytical skills and attention to detail, working knowledge of personal computers and software including: word processing, excel spreadsheet, database and business applications.
• Requires excellent verbal and written communications skills.
• Extensive knowledge of Unitil’s tranmission and distribution networks and their constraints in moving supplies from system to system through multiple interconnections and city gates.
• Must be familiar with nominations and confirmations procedures for scheduling pipeline gasses.
• Extensive knowledge of the operation of the SCADA system and how it interacts with the varied array of field equipment which it monitors and controls.
• Ability to analyze emergencies quickly and initiate correct response and/or corrective action.
• Knowledge of State and Federal codes, as well as Unitil procedures applicable to system operation.
• Operator Qualifications Certified within six months of start date for the following tasks:
NGA-070 Abnormal operating conditions / properties of natural gas
NGA-059 Controlling and monitoring gas pressure and flows
NGA-060 Operations of remote control valves.
• Must be able to perform their job under the pressure of emergency situations and time constraints.
• Inovative, drive for results, focus on the customer, adaptability, demonstrate and promote teamwork.
• This job is shift work and requires working a rotating 12-hour shift schedule.
• This position is a covered classification under the D.O.T. anit-drug program regulations. Candidates are required to pass a drug test on entry and subsequent random drug testing.
• This position requires availability outside of normal scheduled hours to maintain coverage during emergency conditions, planned and unplanned absences.

Unitil is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We offer highly competitive salaries and outstanding benefits. No phone calls please.

Contact Information humanresources@unitil.com