Gas Controller I/II/Sr

at MidAmerican Energy Company
Location Omaha, Nebraska
Date Posted July 2, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

Monitor and control the operation of the NNG transmission system to maintain optimum system utilization.

Typical Duties

Monitor and Control the pipeline systems of Northern Natural Gas via data acquisition systems (SCADA) and extensive telephone communications. (25-30%)

Monitor pressures, line pack, receipt and deliveries to maximize throughput efficiency. (15-20%)

Determine system requirements and changes to mainline pressures and volumes to maintain delivery to customers and other pipelines. (15-20%)

Communicate with field operation personnel to keep abreast of situations requiring action of assistance, i.e., loss of production, gas quality problems and DAS problems, horsepower and pipeline outages. (15-20%)

Maintain a shift events log. (5-10%)

Coordinate pipeline/horsepower outages by using real-time pipeline model. (5-10%)

Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%)

Position will perform Operations Communications Center duties as assigned. (0-5%)

Position will require vacation coverage for the operations communications center. (0-5%)

Communications / Contacts

Internal - Operations personnel, customer service representatives

External - LDC customers and interconnecting pipeline gas control personnel

High school diploma or high school equivalency or equivalent education.

Zero to two years of related experience - Gas Controller I.

Two to four years of related experience - Gas Controller II.

Four to six years of related experience - Senior Gas Controller.

Two years of operations experience desirable, which includes familiarity with Northern Natural Gas compressor stations or gas supply operations.

Ability to function well in a fast paced environment.

Effective PC skills, proficient in Excel, Word, Access a plus.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Controls and measurement experience a plus.

Pipeline flow study modeling experience, a plus.

Position requires working a 12-hour rotating shift. (Unit provides 24 hour, 365-day service.)

Occasional overtime on short notice.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Northern Natural Gas