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Technician Gas Measurement (NYSEG 73009)Geneva, NY, US in Geneva, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/7/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 06.03.2019
REFERENCE: 5112208601


Company


Company: New York State Electric and Gas Company (NYSEG)
Department: Meter Services
Job Title: Techniciain Gas Measurement
Location: Geneva, NY, US
Cross Company Responsibility: YES


Business and Department
NYSEG-NY-Geneva Meter Lab
Geneva,NY


Description


The gas measurement technician is responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the natural gas measurement
equipment for industrial and commercial customer locations and gate stations (natural gas purchase points)
throughout AVANGRID#s gas service areas. Main duties include annual maintenance and calibration for the
largest natural gas customers# gas measurement equipment including meters, volume correctors, regulators, and
telemetering equipment. Additional duties may include witnessing the testing of gas measurement equipment at
purchase points, collecting and analyzing gas quality samples, field testing industrial gas meters, and performing
the installation, calibration, and maintenance of gas measurement equipment at large customer locations. The
technician will act as an ambassador for the company when interacting with local division personnel, transmission
company employees, PSC representatives, and customers to ensure the accurate measurement of natural gas.


MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The gas measurement technician works independently with minimal supervision to accomplish the following PSC
regulated functions:
1. Installs, calibrates, and maintains gas volume correctors on large industrial gas meters. (25%)
2. Performs measurement inspections on gas regulators including pressure checks at fixed-factor billing
customer locations to verify measurement accuracy. (25%)
3. Witnesses the testing of measurement equipment at gas purchase stations with transmission company
employees and PSC representatives. (15%)
4. Collects and analyzes gas samples at purchase stations and local production entry points. (15%)
5. Field tests or exchanges large industrial gas meters with the assistance of gas fitters. (10%)


6. Installs and repairs pulse equipment on transportation gas meters (5%)
7. Investigates industrial customer inquiries regarding high/low usage, and works with customer to resolve
metering issues. (5%)


Requirements


High School Diploma or GED required. An Associates Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Technology Discipline
Preferred.
# Position requires strong technical aptitude, understanding of metrology principles, and strong problem solving
skills
# Must be physically able to completed assigned days# work.
# Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
# Computer/Technology aptitude required. Must be able to use field computers and equipment for data
collection as well as sending emails and electronic pictures.
# Must have a valid driver license and be willing to drive 25,000- 50,000 miles annually. Overnight travel is
required


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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