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Lead Gas Technician (MNG 71938) Augusta, ME, US in Augusta, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 11.03.2019
REFERENCE: 5110294101


Company


Company: MAINE NATURAL GAS (MNG)
Department: Gas Operations - MNG
Job Title: Lead Gas Technician
Location: Augusta, ME
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes


Business and Department
MNG-ME-Augusta
Augusta,ME


Description


A Lead 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 in Augusta and in Brunswick. Construction Coordinator duties include the planning,
permitting and inspection of new construction and coordination of the work performed by MNGs construction
contractor.


MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Leads the Inspection of work performed by contractors.

• Leads the installation of main and services.

• 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.

• Periodic testing, inspection, and leak surveys.

• Perform Gas Analysis and Safety Demonstrations.

• Assume the duties of the Operations Supervisor in his/her absence.

• Record keeping in accordance with MNGs Operating & Maintenance procedures.

• Construction Coordination

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

• Leads the development of construction prints for new main and services.



• Leads the preparation and submission of necessary permits for pipe installation.

• Leads the preparation of construction folders for MNGs construction contractor.

• Leads the inspection of work performed by the construction coordinator.


Requirements


Skills/Responsibilities:


A Company vehicle is assigned to each Gas Technician. 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.


Required Education:
High School Diploma required. Associates Degree in Engineering Technology, Construction Engineering
preferred. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education


This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
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
against 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 to
employ 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 local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, 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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