Northwestern Energy Deer Lodge , MT 59722
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION # 2667
POSTING DATES: September 28, 2018 through October 12, 2018
Gas Transmission & Storage
Deer Lodge, MT
4-7 ($16.83 to $45.09 per hour)
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION
The Patrolman Operator is expected to operate a variety of heavy equipment and assist with all phases of natural gas transmission construction, Mueller equipment, pipeline locating, gas leak detection, operations, maintenance and emergency call out. Position reports to Deer Lodge and travels to various jobs within Gas Transmission's Service Territory.
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
Patrolman Operator will be required to operate a variety of heavy equipment including trucks, semi-tractors with trailers, forklifts, side booms, excavators, earth-moving equipment, pipe-handling and pipe specialty equipment
Monitor and maintain associated equipment as necessary
Communicate verbally and understand audible signals in emergency/safety situations
Respond to emergencies
Work overtime including participating in rotation schedules, working evenings and weekend shifts'in response to acute service needs
Complete required documentation, in a timely and efficient manner.
Required to work outdoors in all weather extremes subject to gas field hazards
Assist with overhauls, construction projects, and operate pipeline location and leak detection equipment and gas compressors
Perform individual lifts and manipulate needed equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
Travel up to 100% of the time leaving the shop Monday morning, returning Friday afternoon
Must be able to wear protective equipment and clothing
Must perform all manual tasks required by Gas Transmission construction
Dig and work around "live" pipelines operating under pressure, and flowing gas, as well as all other utilities
Must be available for call outs and gas emergencies
Must live within 60 minutes of the assigned work location in Deer Lodge, Montana
MARGINAL WORK FUNCTIONS
These functions may be considered essential based on location and other factors.
Present training on safety, calibration, or other topics as needed*
Organize equipment and perform regular and preventative maintenance
Patrolman Operator may be responsible for operation and maintenance of high pressure natural gas compressors and related equipment*
Must be able to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
Must have high school diploma or equivalent
Proven experience working with digging and lifting equipment, and hand tools
Must report to work on time and be able to follow instructions
Must interact positively with supervisors, co-workers and customers
The ability to complete Operator Qualified training and performance tests is required
Required to complete NWE Gas Operator Qualification and HAZMAT programs within six months of hire
Knowledge of applicable Code of Federal Regulations, CFR192, and industry standard safety
Must have a valid Montana Commercial Driver's License and satisfactory driving record, and capable of obtaining a Crane Operators License
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.
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 email@example.com.
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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.