NATURAL GAS UTILITY SERVICE DESIGNER/FIELD TECHNICIAN

Employer
Greater Minnesota Gas, Inc. (GMG)
Location
FARIBAULT/OWATONNA MN
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Closes
Jul 09, 2017
Ref
GAS TECH SOUTH
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Natural Gas Service Designer/Field Technician

Position Type: Hourly Full-Time Position

Location: Must live within a 30 minutes of City of Faribault, MN

Compensation: Competitive starting wage

 Position Description:

  • Responds to requests for service by establishing design of line(s) at customer’s property.
  • Solicits for new business through telephone, face to face and public meeting contact as necessary.
  • Performs all operation and maintenance duties on the natural gas distribution system including gas leak investigation and repair, locating, corrosion control, and odorization.
  • Responsible for effective and efficient use of resources with emphasis on safety, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Perform work needed on service orders, manage designated area coverage and initiate backup responsibility and support when needed.
  • Mount and install meters and metering equipment along with repair, disconnect and/or remove defective or unauthorized meters.
  • Acts as company’s First Responder in emergency situations.

 Position Requirements:

·       High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a clean motor report.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment Drug Test, Background Check and rigorous interview process.
  • Basic computer knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Must be able to support a 24/7 rotating on-call schedule, including some weekends and holidays.
  • Must reside where response to emergencies is possible within company timeframes.
  • Must have superior interpersonal skills, proven written and oral communication skills, and the ability to understand maps and records; must have ability to work independently and as an effective team member.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to handle complex, pressure situations and be adaptable to a changing work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior natural gas field work experience
  • Prior utility field work experience
  • HVAC experience
  • Construction experience
  • Knowledge of territory
  • Ability to demonstrate sales/customer service experience

Physical Demands:

  • Able to work outside in all elements and conditions
  • Position may require the following:
    • Walking 3 miles/day
    • Lifting objects up to 50 lbs.
    • Bending, squatting, climbing, stooping and kneeling repetitively
    • Able to operate a motor vehicle and able to drive at night
    • Ability to hear job site alarms and alerts

Benefits:

  • Company vehicle and fuel card
  • Simple IRA with company match
  • Medical Stipend

How to Apply: Contact GMG’s office at (888) 931-3411 for an application.  Please submit your application and resume by email to gmg@greatermngas.com or by USPS mail to GMG, Attn: HR, P.O. Box 68, Le Sueur, MN 56058. You can download our application at www.greatermngas.com/about/careers.

Greater Minnesota Gas Inc. | PO Box 68, Le Sueur, MN 56058 | Phone: 888-931-3411 | E-fax: 507-665-8602 | Visit our Website www.greatermngas.com

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