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Gas Controller (Local 470 1-2) (SCG 61982) Orange, CT in Milford, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/16/2019

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    Milford, CT
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Job Description

Publication date: 15.01.2019REFERENCE: 5094123703

Business and DepartmentSCG - Oronoque MilfordMilford,CT


MCP Job DescriptionJob Title: Gas ControllerOPCO\Division: Job Category:Reports To: Manager - Gas ControlSCG - Southern Connecticut Gas Operations SupportLevel\Market Band: O5BBusiness Area: LNG

Qualifications: (minimum qualifications for assignment to this job)Education: BS/BA Degree Experience:Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 5 year's of experience, or, Associate'sdegree and 8 year's of experience, or High School diploma and 11 year's of experience.


Ensure continuity of gas service by anticipating determining and directing fulfillment of quantity and pressurerequirements in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner. Directs field personnel to respond to abnormal operatingconditions and/or equipment failures. Monitor gas SCADA system to ensure that safe and economical operatingconditions are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:Coordinate flow of natural gas throughout distribution system of public utility or pipeline to make sure volume andpressure of gas required to meet consumer demands.Increase and decrease pressure in pipeline according to forecast and demand.Review correlating data with variables affecting consumer demand, such as weather conditions, time of day, andforecast, to safely and efficiently operate the pipeline system and estimate customer aggregated demand byOperating Company.Remotely control/operate pipeline valves.Monitor and interface with the SCADA system; input updated values in system.Monitor alarms and respond appropriately per Control Room management procedures. Dispatch and coordinate

response with company field personnel and pipelines.Monitor pressures and safety related conditions according to federal Department of Transportation regulations.Interface with power generating stations, transport customers, and Company personnel to determine generationrequirements. Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports for management.Maintain information on all large transport meters and input meter reads. Track and document orifice plate changes.Monitor pipeline Electronic Bulletin Board (EBBs) forscheduled/nominated supplies, operation flow orders (OFOs), restrictions, and NetPipeline Positions (NPP). Perform other tasks as appropriately assigned.Advanced knowledge of gas sources and pipeline systems, significant pipeline and/or service dispatchingexperience preferred. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft products (Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and written records to present information to management. Demonstrated ability to work independently orwith minimal supervision. Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written form and to effectively utilizecurrent technologies. Excellent organizational skills and ability to work rotating shifts. Must be able to pass abackground check, drug tests (pre-employment and random), and driving record check. 5 YearsNote: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may berequired to perform other related aspects of the job not listed above or listed under


Objectives as assigned by the supervisor.Each employee must accept responsibility for their own safety and health as well as the safety and health of theirfellow employees.

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AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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