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BLACK HILLS ENERGY Gas Control Specialist in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Job SpecificationsAssist in the effective safe operations, control and throughput of the company pipeline system based upon daily plans, daily forecasts, maintenance schedules, nominations, current and ever-changing conditions, to ensure maximization of capacity, horsepower and overall pipeline design. Assist in the accuracy of the daily plans, forecasts, continuous monitoring of load/demands and operational anomalies to ensure safe and reliable service to all customers as well as other On System and Off System assets. Works with direct oversight from more senior gas control personnel, supervisor and or manager.SALARY RANGE: $20.17 - $30.38 per hour (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Gas Control SupervisorLOCATION: Council Bluffs, IowaESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Accurately prepare and distribute the daily operating plans based upon Gas Day models and historical planning for the pipeline systems; provide a consistent guide to configuring the systems based upon these plans and models as necessary to achieve planned activity, and account for forecasting and demand needs.Participate in daily operational and supply meetings as needed to ensure operational integrity of the pipeline systems are not jeopardized.Comply with Company and industry standards, Company policy and procedures and established codes and standards.Configure the pipeline systems in a manner which ensures the receipt and delivery of confirmed nominations with Transportation, Gas Supply, Storage Services Field Operations, and third party point operators based upon learning the configuration, layout, geography, limits and limitations of the pipelines operated by the company.Handle emergency situations and operational changes that develop on the pipeline to ensure action is taken, proper notification and documentation, needed responses and follow up are enacted in a timely and efficient manner.Develop a strong familiarity with the geography of the pipeline systems.ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide a leading role during emergency situations in pipeline system control, operations and distribution situations bases upon the critical response plans, emergency response lines and any and all emergency situations that might arise. Decisions made can and will directly impact the Company.Must satisfactorily complete all internal training, testing and OQ requirements as specified by policy and procedure as well as the Department Manager.Regularly use spreadsheets, databases and word processing software, and periodically learn new programs.Assist in the input and upkeep of the maintenance database, gas control log, valve position database and other databases.Comply with control room management standards and fatigue management standards as approved by the company.QUALIFICATIONS:High School diploma or equivalent is required.One or more years of experience in natural gas and/or field operations and/or gas controls operations preferred.Associates degree (any discipline), or equivalent, is preferred.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:Requires a good knowledge and understanding of technical and business logic in multiple disciplines and processes.Strong working knowledge with pipeline systems and operations.MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:The mental and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Mental Requirements: Ability to understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Ability to apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules of guidelines.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously (66% or more) required to: use fingers and hands, communicate, and have clos

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