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Measurement Technician II (Natural Gas Utility)

Columbus, GA, US, 31901

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

The Measurement Tech has a general working knowledge of construction and maintenance, customer service and meter reading activities. Performs all of the standard and some specialized aspects of the function.  May be responsible for performing the duties on transmission and distribution systems and facilities, as applicable.  May serve in a lead role in certain functions where specific guidance and training of less experienced support personnel is needed.  Performs such work in accordance with Company, regulatory and safety procedures.

Accountabilities

  • Responds to customer requests for service including connections, disconnections and leak investigations.
  • May perform tasks independently related to measurement, including but not limited to: installation of meters, regulators, relief valves; monitoring and testing of meters and related equipment; odorization checks; etc.
  • Performs activities to ensure responsiveness to natural gas and other emergencies.
  • Completes and maintains accurate records and reports to comply with Company and regulatory requirements                                                    
  • Cooperates and maintains specialized equipment and tools in order to load and unload pipe, meter fittings and other materials.
  • Reads meters and records consumption for billing
  • Assists with the investigation and resolution of lost and unaccounted for natural gas        
  • Plans, monitors, coordinates and inspects work of contractor crews to ensure compliance with Federal, state and local codes and regulations as well as Company policies, procedures and standards.                                                                   
  • May be required to hold stand-by duty, work shifts, holidays, weekends, emergency call outs, and occasional extensive hours. 
  • Identifies, addresses, and reports safety and encroachment issues to their resolution and completion.
  • Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned Company vehicles and equipment                                                                            
  • Must become familiar with the contents of the Safety Manual

Education and Experience

  • High School / GED                                                                    
  • 3-5 years of experiences in natural gas service, construction & maintenance, or compliance field experience                                                                             
  • Requires a valid driver’s license in accordance with Company standards.  May require CDL, and/or willingness to pursue
  • Must obtain and maintain any other required OQs and classroom training or certifications 
  • May require overnight travel.  May have residence requirement due to call out response time. #LI-DS1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (helath/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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