Measurement & Regulation Technician - United States
Measurement & Regulation Technician Reference Code: 42741 Location: United States (US) - Baltimore, MD Job Category: Pipeline/Power Operations; Trades/Technical Employment Type: Employee Full-time Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program General Information Reporting to the Operations Team Leader, the M&R Mechanic is responsible for the overall operation and maintenance of Measurement and Regulation facilities within the assigned coverage area. *This position may be filled at either the Richmond, Virginia or Petersburg, Virginia location. Responsibilities Oversees, directs and performs tasks related to the installation, startup and repair of M&R equipment. Such equipment may include various types of meters, recording gauges, flow computers, LCEM units, transmitters, relief valves, regulators, valve actuators, pneumatic and digital controllers, filtration devices, odorizers and gas quality devices (chromatographs, and gas samplers); Performs diagnostic tests, accuracy tests, calibrations and replacement of various M&R equipment; Compiles, prepares and maintains written records related to DOT auditable inspections, accuracy tests, calibrations, odorant tests, equipment change out, relief valve tests and gas quality analysis such as dew point levels, specific gravity and gas samples; Works closely with field personnel to schedule and properly route gas in the case of pipeline maintenance or emergency repair in order to maintain delivery to customers internal and external; Required to perform and witness hydrostatic tests that assure material integrity for operation and installation of facilities. Required to use various test equipment such as, Ranarex, Transfer Gas Provers, volt meters, decade box, gages, electronic gages, PK tester , dewpoint tester, dead weights, odorometer and various hand tools. Using PC and/or hand held device, completes work orders, enters data into job plans, creates new work orders, etc. in CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System (Maximo/SAP or SMART); Other tasks as required. Qualifications and Education Qualifications Must be self-directed, have good mechanical aptitude, good communication skills and good analytical skills; Must be able to communicate and work well in the team environment; Must also be able to communicate with outside customers, Gas Control and Gas Accounting; Basic computer skills required, laptops are used daily for communication, remote monitoring of facilities and data management; Must demonstrate basic personal computer (PC) skills, and must have the ability to obtain basic skills in using a hand held computer. Must be able to obtain basic skills in using CMMS (Maximo and SMART). Education / Experience High school diploma or GED required. *This position requires candidates to: Have and maintain a valid drivers license; Provide a drivers abstract for review; Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing; Be available for overtime, extended work hours, and call-outs as needed; Travel to other company locations for temporary assignments, meetings or training which would involve some overnight stays away from home. *Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder. Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions. All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations. Please apply to this posting by 10/22/2017. To apply, go to web address removed> and enter Reference Code 42741. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged. TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the US Government. Make what you do matter. At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 65 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible. TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America. Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.