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Technician I, Field

Gainesville, GA, US, 30501

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

Position primary responsibilities are customer service field activities and distribution systems and facilities as applicable. Dual Responsible for performing construction and maintenance activities on transmission and distribution systems and facilities as applicable.  Performs such work in accordance with Company, regulatory and safety procedures.   This position will work alongside a both Distribution Tech and Field Tech 2 to learn and perform activities for both Distribution Tech and Field Tech 2.

Accountabilities

Utility Tech Responsibilities:

  • Performs Reads & Re-read order of residential, commercial and industrial gas meters.
  • Records readings for billing purposes.
  • Observes and reports all abnormal, dangerous and/or damaged conditions pertaining to gas meters and adjacent areas.
  • Disconnects, Paint Meters, Service and Construction Helper, Atmospheric Corrosion Survey & remedial action.
  • Complete all safety related training, Change Index and meter glass, Complete electronic orders & Locate Damage Prevention.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

ALL Apprentice Field Tech responsibilities:

  • Installing, Maintaining, Replacing and Remove meters and regulators.
  • Residential and small commercial service activation.
  • Replacing service valves, Minor appliance repair and adjustments.

 

Accountabilities Continued

Distribution Tech 1 Responsibilities:

  • Must have CDL, Plastic fusion, Competent Person Certification, Line Locate.
  • Leak Investigation and repair.
  • Construction Order completion.
  • Proficient at operating excavating equipment.
  • Perform Critical Valve Inspection.
  • required to operate and maintain heavy and/or specialized equipment.
  • Review job site maps for all utility lines.  Ensures placement of utility markings at job site.         
  • Complete all safety related training.
  • On call May be required to hold Stand-by duty, work shifts, holidays, weekends, emergency call-outs and occasional extensive hours. Is subject to reporting outside of regular work area.
  • Replacing service valves.

Education and Experience

Highschool or GED equivalent

1 to 3 years of experience

Years of Experience

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 (health/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: Gainesville GA

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