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Foreman, Leak Survey / Facility Locate

Fall River, MA, US, 02721

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

Liberty Utilities is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Facility Locating / Leak Survey Foreman. This position will report directly to the System Protection Supervisor.

 

Accountabilities

  • Mark out distribution system facilities as requested through the Dig Safe call system
  • Perform leakage surveys as needed and classify detected leaks according to industry standards
  • Assist the service technicians as required relating to gas odor complaints
  • Respond to construction sites to verify company facilities when requested
  • Conduct rechecks on existing classified leaks
  • Ensure adherence to the company’s O&M standards
  • Assume on-call responsibilities as required for emergency and non-emergency response

Education and Experience

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Experience within the gas utility industry and have a background in leak investigation
  • Understanding of the basic principles of gas engineering design and/or gas distribution system construction principles
  • Understanding of GIS Systems and how to read/interpret company distribution records.
  • Ability to operate pipe locating and gas leak detection equipment
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position
  • Ability to qualify for and perform the covered tasks under the Operator Qualification standards
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office products
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

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: New Bedford

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