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

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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  • Location:
    Milford, CT
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Publication date: 11.06.2018
REFERENCE: 5094123702

Business and Department
SCG - Oronoque Milford

MCP Job Description
Job Title: Gas Controller
OPCO\Division: Job Category:
Reports To: Manager - Gas Control
SCG - Southern Connecticut Gas Operations Support
Level\Market Band: O5B
Business 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's
degree 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 pressure requirements in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner. Directs field
personnel to respond to abnormal operating conditions and/or equipment failures. Monitor gas SCADA system to
ensure that safe and economical operating conditions are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:
Coordinate flow of natural gas throughout distribution system of public utility or pipeline to make sure volume and
pressure 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, and
forecast, to safely and efficiently operate the pipeline system and estimate customer aggregated demand by
Operating 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 generation
requirements. 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) for
scheduled/nominated supplies, operation flow orders (OFOs),
restrictions, and Net
Pipeline Positions (NPP). Perform other tasks as appropriately assigned.
Advanced knowledge of gas sources and pipeline systems, significant pipeline and/or service dispatching
experience preferred. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft products (Excel, Access, Outlook, and Power
Point) and written records to present information to management. Demonstrated ability to work independently or
with minimal supervision. Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written form and to effectively utilize
current technologies. Excellent organizational skills and ability to work rotating shifts. Must be able to pass a
background check, drug tests (pre-employment and random), and driving record check. 5 Years
Note: The above Key Responsibilities/Duties are not intended to be all inclusive. Employees in this position may be
required 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 their fellow employees.

This opportunity will offer
This opportunity will offer

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41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
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