At Peoples Gas, we work to make lives better throughout Florida with safe, resilient, clean and affordable natural gas solutions. Our diverse and inclusive team serves nearly 470,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across 14 service areas.   

We’re an innovative and collaborative company focused on building engaged and empowered team members who are valued and celebrated to drive our success.  

You’ll find competitive pay, inclusive health and wellness programs, and wide-ranging training and professional development.

Whether it’s your first job or your next big move, Peoples Gas is a growing company with career opportunities that fit your future. 

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Title: Tech Gas Systems I
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  
(N. Miami, Jupiter, Ft. Myers, or Sarasota)
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Our Tech Gas System I performs maintenance, repair and calibration tasks on equipment at Company’s facilities including, but not limited to, gate stations, city gates and power plants. Ensures the safety of employees, customers and contractors through team member / contractor training, oversite and job site inspections. The technician works in a safe manner and is responsible for following all Peoples Gas Safety rules, regulations, policies, procedures and applicable Federal, State and local natural gas codes.

 

This position may be filled at any of the following locations: N. Miami, Jupiter, Ft. Myers, or Sarasota. 

 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs large gate station equipment, as assigned, including regulators, control valves, heaters, and filters/strainers and any other associated equipment.
  • Completes accuracy testing and calibration adjustments; Monitors and performs all preventative maintenance as determined and scheduled during testing. Tracks maintenance schedules in the Work Management System (WMS); Performs on-site emergency response maintenance as needed, conducting troubleshooting and performing corrective measures as assigned.
  • Completes all required calibration documentation utilizing the WMS, ensuring procedures follow accepted Engineering Principles.
  • Works with company personnel in the installation of gate station regulation, control, chromatograph and odorization systems. Replaces control equipment to insure effective integration.
  • Ensure that all field facilities related to gas distribution and transmission pipelines comply with Federal, State and local electrical codes.
  • Perform other operational functions as assigned.

 

What We’re Looking For

Must Haves:  

  • Valid High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Florida Driver's License (may require CDL) with a safe driving record
  • Minimum of six (6) years of natural gas operations experience related to the duties and responsibilities of this position
  • OQ qualified for the tasks assigned; Strong technical ability; Good understanding of electrical and electronic principles
  • Working knowledge of D.O.T. requirements and natural gas codes and regulations;
  • Knowledge of safe gas distribution and service practices, including but not limited to: standards of pressure, dangers inherent in low/high pressures and the failure of pressure regulatory equipment
  • Computer literate and skilled in the use of a lap-top computer for work orders and training.
  • Must be able to perform math functions using a calculator (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, and fractions). Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain high customer satisfaction through high systems availability, with timely and accurate data and minimum system downtime
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to individuals internal/external of Peoples Gas.
  • Knowledge of the geographic areas and with ability to read and interpret maps

 

Nice-to-Haves:

Associates Degree in a related technical field is preferred and may be considered in lieu of the comparable related experience requirement.

 

Competencies:

Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships

Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgement

Speaks up on Safety, Health, and the Environment

 

Working Conditions

Requires working outdoors for extended periods of time; requires working overtime as needed, including weekends and holidays, in response to gas emergencies. Requires working Call Out and Stand-by schedule on a rotating basis.

 

Physical Demands

Occasional lifting (One to multiple times per month) 75 Lbs.

Frequent lifting (One to multiple times per week) 40Lbs.

Repetitive lifting (One to multiple times per day) 40 Lbs.

Carrying 50 Lbs.

Pulling / pushing 75 Lbs.

Reaching overhead 25 Lbs.

Reaching away from body 10 Lbs.

Pinching / gripping Hand tools, manual equipment, etc.

Manual dexterity Typing, testing, writing, etc.

Shoveling 4 hours per day

Walking 4 Hours per day

Standing 4 Hours per day

Sitting 4 Hours per day

Crawling 1 Hours per day

Kneeling 4 Hours per day

Squatting 4 Hours per day

Climbing 1 Hours per day

Back range of motion (ROM) Must have adequate ROM

Must be able to detect normal concentrations of natural gas odorant.

Must have vision acceptable under DOT guidelines 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10).

Must have hearing acceptable under DOT guidelines 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11).

Must be able to independently ingress/egress and operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner

 

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa

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