Gas Technician

Avangrid Augusta , ME 04332

Posted 1 month ago

JOB SUMMARY

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

A Gas Technician at Maine Natural Gas (MNG) is responsible for carrying out the tasks required for the safe operation and maintenance of MNGs Transmission system, Distribution systems, Metering & Regulating Stations, and District Regulator Stations.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  • Weekly on call rotation

  • Inspection of work performed by contractors

  • Meter installation and reading

  • Emergency response to gas odor calls

  • Operation and maintenance of metering and regulating stations

  • Operation and maintenance of district regulator stations

  • Emergency response to alarms at stations

  • Locating facilities in response to Dig Safe calls / QAQC of contractor Dig Safes

  • Periodic testing, inspection, and leak surveys

  • Perform Gas Analysis and Safety Demonstrations

  • Assume the duties of the Operations Supervisor in his absence

  • Record keeping in accordance with MNGs Operating & Maintenance procedures

  • Work with Marketing to locate meters and service for new customers

  • Inspection of work performed by the construction coordinator

  • After hours response to Augusta with in 1 hour from residence while on call.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Skills/Responsibilities:

  • A Company vehicle is assigned to each Gas Technician (at discretion of company). It shall be the Gas Technicians responsibility to:

  • Operate the vehicle courteously and in accordance with all laws of the State of Maine or any other state in the event that out-of-state travel is required. Keep the vehicle clean and neat to project a good company image Assure that the vehicle receives the necessary repairs, periodic maintenance and state inspections to keep it operating safely and reliably.

Experience/Training:

  • Must possess a valid, Maine driver's license. If coming from out-of-state, shall possess a valid driver's license in the state of residence and obtain a Maine license within three months of starting work.

  • Must have or ability to obtain, Maine Fuel Board Propane and Natural Gas Technician License within 6 months of hire date.

Education:

  • High School Diploma with one year work experience required.

  • Associates Degree in Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering preferred (No work experience required with Associates).

Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate & Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

AVANGRID's employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


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Gas Technician

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