Pressure Control Technician I

at The Southern Company
Location Riverdale, Georgia
Date Posted September 21, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Pressure Control Technician I Description Member of a team responsible for inspecting, troubleshooting, and maintaining the Company's district and city gate regulator stations in SOPS. Responsible for the inspection and maintenance program of the Company's emergency valves. Performs compliance inspections of regulator stations and emergency valves per federal guidelines. This is a bargaining unit position (IBEW Local 1997). This position will have an automatic progression pursuant to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: As an entry level member of the team, assists with the following: Compliance inspections of regulator stations and emergency valves. Monitoring and adjustment of station pressures during cold weather. Monitoring system pressures as needed during pipeline blow down and purging procedures The startup of new stations associated with new business extensions. Supporting local service centers during internal and external operations audits. Education, Certificate/License: Required: High School Diploma or GED 1-2 years in gas distribution operations Must possess a valid state Driver's license Ability to obtain a CDL (class A) within 6 months Or Equivalent academic education and experience Specific Skills & Knowledge: Required: Possess and demonstrate mechanical aptitude with emphasis on regulators, relief and valves. Good working knowledge of various hand tools and their uses. Computer skills for working in (Excel, Word, Outlook). Within 12 months of job entry must pass the Pressure Control Tech I examination and be able to: Demonstrate basic knowledge of regulators. Identify types of direct operated regulators. Identify types of pilot loaded regulators. Identify types of Company used valves. Explain basic concepts of regulator station orientation. Demonstrate basic knowledge of pressure system classes: Low Pressure (LP), Medium Pressure (MP), and HP Pressure (HP). Demonstrate knowledge of common terminology related to pressure control and gas distribution. Southern Company Gas Success Factors: Executing for Results Collaboration and Building Relationships Learning and Thinking Industry Knowledge/Business Acumen Honoring Corporate Values & Standards Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to stoop, bend, crawl, walk, climb ladders, and carry/lift weights up to 100 pounds. Ability to occasionally ascend and descend stairs and ladders as required. Must have keen senses of smell, hearing, vision, and color identification. Ability to work in all types of terrain and weather conditions are required (extreme heat/cold). Have ability to work with leak soap solutions, grease, cleaning fluids used in pressure control operations. Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job; responsibilities may be changed or added without advance notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities. Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law . Southern Company Gas provides for the energy needs of millions of U.S. households and businesses. As the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States, with more than 150 years of history behind us, we're working to ensure that Americans have access to an abundant, safely delivered supply of natural gas for decades to come. We offer our customers a wide range of energy services under one umbrella: seven regulated utilities as well as non-regulated businesses that offer retail, wholesale and storage services. Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. Job Type: Standard Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Riverdale Operating Company: Southern Company Gas Job Type: Standard Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time Union Covered: Yes Work Location(s): Riverdale LNG - 7790 Hwy 85 (7790RiverdaleCODE) 7790 Hwy 85 Riverdale, 30274 Req ID:

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