Southwest Gas Corporation Measurement and Control Technician in Las Vegas, Nevada

Perform basic measurement and control functions related to commercial MSAs, property line regulator assemblies and small district regulating stations, and other duties as assigned.

These positions are regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40. Any applicant/employee who performs a DOT covered function or is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing programs. Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role. If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.

Measurement and Control Technician

  • Install, operate, repair and maintain commercial MSAs, property line regulator assemblies and pressure regulating stations containing large diaphragm or rotary meters and/or (seat/orifice types only), spring-loaded, pressure loaded, pilot operated, and boot type regulation and over-pressure protection equipment. Regulators utilizing cage-guided valves are excluded.

  • Perform inspection and maintenance work on these facilities to ensure safety, code compliance requirements, accuracy and reliability

  • Utilize ruggedized laptop PC to download and graph data from electronic pressure recorders, to view electronic maps, document compliance inspections, maintenance activities, and new meter set and regulator station work orders in the appropriate computer application(s)

  • Test and calibrate large diaphragm and rotary meters to assure accuracy within established limits

  • Install, calibrate and maintain mechanical and electronic gauges, pressure recorders and similar instrumentation and install and verify accuracy of mechanical and electronic pressure and temperature correcting instrumentation

  • Start-up, operate, maintain and inspect valves, as required

  • Operate and maintain odorization systems. Perform and document odorant checks of pipeline systems

  • Provide odorant conditioning of new pipelines

  • Provide high pressure gas control for construction and maintenance activities and emergency response situations

  • Perform security patrols at designated pipeline facilities in response to Homeland Security Department threat levels

  • May be required to implement Incident Command System (ICS)

  • Legibly and accurately complete all required paperwork

  • Operate measurement and calibration test equipment

  • Incumbent may work in or near the presence of escaping natural gas

  • Perform all duties in a safe manner

  • Incumbent may work in confined spaces

  • Complete transactions with customers, vendors, and other departments

  • Independent problem definition and resolution

  • Promote good public relations

  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

Measurement and Control Technician

One year of experience in meter shop or customer service or construction or equivalent experience in the areas of plumbing, mechanical, electrical and natural gas principles. Successful completion of Measurement and Control Technician training course.

Have knowledge of basic regulation and measurement. Basic plumbing, mechanical, electrical and natural gas principles. Basic mathematics through algebra; SWG and federal code requirements; perform basic math calculations including algebraic formula manipulations; basic computer knowledge and application.

Employees must pass all written tests and/or hands-on training, or simulations as required for this job classification; this includes all the covered task modules for Operator Qualification. Employees must qualify in all covered tasks in their classification and satisfy all applicable requirements under State and Federal law.

Measurement and Control Technician

$23.74 - $31.26

PAR: 2018-4064

External Posting End Date: 11/13/2018

Street: Southern Nevada

External Company Name: Southwest Gas Corporation

External Company URL: www.swgas.com

Post End Date: 11/14/2018

Position Information (Text Only): Perform basic measurement and control functions related to commercial MSAs, property line regulator assemblies and small district regulating stations, and other duties as assigned.

These positions are regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40. Any applicant/employee who performs a DOT covered function or is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing programs. Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role. If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.

External Salary Details: Measurement and Control Technician $23.74 - $31.26