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Control Systems Analyst

Date: Feb 11, 2020

Why Join New Mexico Gas Company?

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico Gas Company manages more than $1 billion of assets, including 12,000 miles of natural gas pipeline in a service area that covers 6,501 square miles, operates in 23 of the 33 counties in the state and supplies 60 percent of the population of New Mexico.

The ability to serve our 520,000 customers is rooted in the commitment of 700 employees across New Mexico. As we grow, we’re excited to welcome new team members who are committed to our purpose, values and our approach to business. Our ever-changing company is creating exciting opportunities for our workforce and the communities where we operate.

New Mexico Gas Company is proud to be an affiliate of Emera, Inc., one of the 20 largest energy companies in North America with $29 billion in assets, more than 7,400 employees and 2.5 million customers in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean.

By joining the NMGC family, you can count on a safety-focused work environment, competitive pay and benefits and opportunities for training and personalized development to ignite your career.

Title: Control Systems Analyst
Company: New Mexico Gas Company
Location: Wyoming
State and City: New Mexico - Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position will be open to internal and external applicants and will close on Monday February 24, 2020.




Under general supervision, creates, maintains and administers control and measurement systems and databases. Monitors system flow orders, identifies emergencies, and maintains critical communications between various groups to ensure the integrity of the system.



  1. Develops, tests, implements and documents application software for all control and measurement applications
  2. Installs, maintains and upgrades database software and recovers or restores data
  3. Modifies database programs to increase processing performance
  4. Resolves computer hardware/software and interface problems; performs preventative maintenance functions; installs new computer hardware as needed
  5. Develops computer systems support improvements for gas systems operations applications including improving system response, easing operator interactions and providing better tools for operators
  6. Administers SCADA system operations and alarm parameters; performs data and system network duties
  7. Responds to gas systems operations system, pipeline and SCADA emergencies 24 hours/day
  8. Provides data and tools for the following areas: Gas Control: operators to observe, control and operate the transmission system, Gas Supply: conduct gas sales/purchases, evaluate future gas sales/purchases and, Gas Accounting: billing. 
  9. Monitors and manages database backup, logs and journals
  10. Administers database security; specifies various levels of access within databases
  11. Enters codes to create production database
  12. Trains users on new controls and applications software; provides user manuals



Key Internal:      Gas Controllers, Field Technicians, IT Personnel, Management, Telecommunications Personnel, Measurement Analysts, Engineering Personnel, Gas Supply, Accounting, Customer Service 

Key External:     Contractors, Customers, Industry Associations, Vendors, 3rd Party Gas Control Operators and Telecommunications Providers.



Required:   Bachelor’s degree, preference in Information Technology, Information Systems or Engineering.



Required:             Must at all times possess a valid driver’s license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company. Must be able to obtain all applicable Operator Qualifications (OQs) within two years from starting the position.



Related Experience

Preferred:           Minimum of five years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required.


                             Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 

                             Required:        Thorough knowledge of applicable computer programming language. Thorough knowledge, understanding of, and ability to use real-time gas system control computers, applicable operating systems. Ability to understand complex or diverse information, collect and research data, and design workflows and procedures. Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail.   



Speaks up on safety, health and the environment

Takes ownership and acts with integrity

Drives operational excellence for customers

Builds strong collaborative relationship

Develops people and teams

Cultivates innovation and embraces change

Thinks strategically and exercises sound judgement



Normal office environment. Frequent travel is required. May be required to work overtime and/or be on-call as needed.



Regular required to sit up to 2/3 of the time and to stand up to 1/3 of the time. Ability to talk and listen for long periods of time. Manual dexterity is required to perform computer applications and good vision is required to perform all aspects of the job. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.



New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!


NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


NMGC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at NMGC will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.



Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



ADA policy
It is the policy of NMGC to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Employment for this position will be contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment requirements, which include a background screen and drug test.  Also, pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

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