Black Hills Corp- Gas Scheduling Analyst (Papillion, NE)

Job Title: Gas Scheduling Analyst  (30970)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

SALARY RANGE:   $58,650 – $76.200
Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on July 3, 2017.

LOCATION:    Papillion, NE

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Gas Scheduler provides transactional analysis and scheduling, working with the Sr. Manager, Gas Supply and Trading to optimize and accurately provide activities on pipelines in support of the organization.  Understands the basic movement of natural gas, knowledge of electronic bulletin boards, and internal tracking systems, and is capable of tracking transactions from inception to month end. 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:    Sr. Manager, Gas Supply

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Works closely with Sr. Manager, Gas Supply to ensure all pipeline scheduling is performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Communicates with our suppliers and markets to ensure that contractual nomination data is coordinated properly and resolves all discrepancies in a timely fashion.
  • Schedules gas on inter/intrastate pipeline EBB systems.
  • Solid understanding of all company transportation and storage contracts and rights.
  • Works with suppliers, purchasers, pipelines and point operators to monitor and minimize imbalances.  When imbalances occur, works within pipeline and LDC guidelines to reduce, eliminate, or trade those imbalances in the manor most advantageous to the company.
  • Performs end of month closing tasks including actualization of pipes/trades in Endur. Interacts closely with internal accounting and third parties to help resolve any discrepancies that arise in monthly settlement.
  • Monitor pipeline bulletin boards (EBBs) for both critical and non-critical notices and relays these to the team.
  • Provide backup to trader as necessary.
  • Participate in weekend and evening on-call coverage as needed.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3-4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Mathematics preferred.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Scheduling experience on a variety of EBB’s.  TIGT, NGPL, NNG preferred.
  • Microsoft Office products (especially Excel).

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Planning, organization, problem solving and analytical skills are important.
  • Team player.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.
We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply

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Black Hills Corp- Gas Scheduling Analyst I, II, or III (Denver, CO)

Job Title: Gas Scheduling Analyst I, II or III  (30967)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

SALARY RANGE:   $49,500 – $90,740
Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on July 3, 2017.

LOCATION:     Denver, CO

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Gas Scheduler is responsible for performing all aspects of regulated natural gas scheduling, gas volume allocations, and invoicing duties for multiple regulated LDC natural gas pipelines providing transportation service to shippers on mainline and distribution pipeline systems owned by the Company. Additional responsibilities include but may not be limited to shipper imbalance management; ensuring Shipper compliance with all Company tariffs; monitoring of pipeline operating conditions; communication with gas control, measurement, field operations personnel, engineering, and any other department within the Company as needed; maintaining transportation contract data in transactional scheduling/billing system; responding to customer inquiries; testing system upgrades; troubleshooting customer issues; managing customer access to system; cross-functional training.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:    Gas Supply Scheduling Supervisor

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs routine and non-routine natural gas scheduling, & gas allocation duties under general supervision, on all Company natural gas pipelines.
  • Tracks imbalances with shippers and takes appropriate actions as necessary; manages imbalances at points of interconnect with other pipelines under operational balancing agreements.
  • Monitors nominated vs. flowing volumes to address variances on systems that include, but are not limited to, Black Hills Energy Arkansas, Black Hills Distribution LLC, Rocky Mountain Natural Gas mainline and distribution pipeline systems.
  • Resolves volume discrepancies.
  • Tracks Shipper compliance with all terms of Company tariffs.
  • Gains a thorough understanding of the operational and commercial aspects of the Tariffs governing Company owned natural gas pipelines.
  • Gains a working knowledge of pipeline operations (including, but not limited to, constraints, interconnects, and balancing rules.
  • Manages processes with users of electronic transportation management system(s) known as Quorum Pipeline Transaction Management system (“QPTM”) and The Intelligent Plant System (TIPS).
  • Performs troubleshooting for a wide range of system issues and coordinates resolution of issues with internal parties and external software vendor.
  • Participates in and contributes to the scoping, testing and implementing of current and new software enhancements and transportation services.
  • Assist in managing gas transportation contracts to include: set-up of contracts in gas transportation system(s), enter tariff and discounted reservation, commodity, imbalance cash out, and administrative rates; manage curing of gas imbalances through trades and cash outs; runs processes to generate invoices; and responds to customer inquiries regarding invoices, including but not limited to, Rocky Mountain Natural Gas, Black Hills Distribution – Arkansas Valley, Wattenberg, and Casper pipelines and Black Hills Energy Arkansas.
  • Manages wellhead gas purchase contracts, to include: tracking of dedication; analyzing and providing monthly nominations to operator; receiving, and loading contract allocated quantities into internal system; maintaining monthly purchase prices for each contract; apply prices to allocated quantities; prepare remittance data for payment; set up new wells under contracts; track gas balancing (when applicable); respond to inquiries from working interest owners and operators in the applicable natural gas field(s).

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regularly use spreadsheets, database and word processing software, and periodically learn new programs.
  • Deals with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.
  • Excellent communication skills, both personal and electronic; must maintain a high level of professionalism; must possess a very high level of verbal skills and be able to listen carefully.
  • Maintains a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance.
  • May be required to work non-traditional hours as needed.
  • May be required to carry a company provided cell phone and be available to respond during working hours. May also be required to respond during non-working hours, especially related to company emergencies.
  • Travel within geographic region (generally Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Arkansas), and occasionally out of the geographic region, may be required and is anticipated, including overnight and/or weekend travel.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 0-2 years of experience in the natural gas industry or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of work preferred (e.g. in the discipline of Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or Economics).

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Experience with Quorum and other interconnecting pipeline EBBs a plus.
  • Experience with Utility tariffs preferred.
  • Experience with gas operations is a plus.
  • Experience with utility rates is a plus.
  • Natural gas accounting experience is a plus.
  • Utility industry experience preferred.
  • Natural gas scheduling experience preferred.
  • Microsoft office.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to write and communicate effectively
  • Team Player
  • Positive attitude
  • Deals with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism
  • Detail oriented

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Office environment with the ability to work at a desk for extended periods of time.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.


We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- Line Serviceman (Frocky Ford, CO)

Job Title: Line Serviceman DOL (UN667)  (30867)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

LOCATION:   Rocky Ford, CO

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
A Journeyman Lineman shall have completed a qualified (4) years of apprenticeship and be DOL certified, and shall be capable of doing all types of line and service work in accordance with the Company’s established constructions standards, company policies and line practices.  Lineman will take an active role in the training of apprentice lineman to the JAC standards.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Field Operations Supervisor

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Know how to switch primary lines and have working knowledge of the transmission and distribution system.
  • Proficient in erection and setting of poles, pulling of wire, transformer connections, and troubleshooting.
  • Have a working knowledge of meter installing and removing and perform the correct paperwork.
  • Run primary and secondary spans and repair primary and secondary lines.
  • Open and close cutout door to energize or de-energize lines and transformers.
  • Work underground primary and secondary feeds.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work on Power Quality.
  • Collect payments and deposits from customers when reconnections are necessary.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Involved in the training of apprentice lineman to JAC Standards.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have completed a qualified four (4) year apprenticeship program or its equivalent and be DOL certified.
  • Previous experience working with customers preferred.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge of and to follow all construction Standards and Operating Standards.
  • Knowledge of and to follow all company Policies and Safety Practices.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to become proficient at the operation of MDT’s.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • Ability to attain and hold a valid Colorado CDL Class “A” Driver’s license in 90 days. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must live within 30 minutes of the base service center.
  • Willing to work overtime.
  • Required to work stand-by.
  • Must be able to complete OSHA requirements that are outlined for Journeyman Lineman.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be a proficient climber.
  • Physical ability to lift 50 lbs. and move objects.
  • Sitting, standing, walking, climbing, kneeling, crawling and squatting to access tasks.
  • Ability to forward bend, overhead reach and complete elevated work to steady poles, use equipment and access tasks.
  • Rotational sitting and standing to access work.
  • Ability to twist while standing and kneeling to access task.
  • Gripping and pulling with both hands up to 120 lbs. of force.
  • Hand-eye coordination, lifting, one arm carry, overhead lifting and reaching, repetitive wrist twisting motion.
  • Must have acute vision with or without correction.  Ambulate varying terrains, surfaces and elevations and work with color codes.
  • Ability to pull downward, horizontal, overhead reach and downward vertical.
  • Upper extremity coordination to prepare materials for installs.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


City of Rapid City- Energy Power Plant Operator I, II or III (Rapid City, SD)

Position Title: Energy Power Plant Operator I, II, or III
Location: Rapid City, SD
Salary/Wage: $14.40 – $16.71 Hourly
Open: 6/2/17
Close: 6/19/17
SUMMARY:  Monitors and controls the City/School facility management systems (FMS) and the Energy Plant equipment in the most effective and cost efficient manner. Performs shift work and fills in for other shifts as needed.

 


Black Hills Corp- Righland Completion II (Newcastle, WY)

Job Title: Righand Completion II  (30932)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

PAY RANGE:   $22 – 28 per hour
Base pay is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on June 26, 2017.

LOCATION:  Newcastle, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Perform service rig and equipment work associated with downhole repair, rework, completion and abandonment operations on BHEP’s operated wells.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Lead Roustabout/Rig Operator

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist rig operator in performing requested work on BHEP’s wells:
    • Safely assemble and disassemble rod or tubing sections by working the rod basket, tubing board, or rig floor.
    • Remove and replace connections on wellhead and pumping unit before and after well repair operations.
    • Assemble and attach cable tools to the rig sandline to clean out sand, paraffin, or scale from the well.  Use other tools to probe and remove obstructions.  Call for sandline flags when running such tools.
    • Assist in safely driving, rigging up, rigging down and operating the service rig, swab rig and all related trucks.
    • Cross-train in the rig operator position learning to operate BHEP’s service rig, swab rig, power swivel, circulator, pump truck, etc.  Learn to control rig equipment necessary for the repair of downhole pumps, parted sucker rods, tubing leaks, and other routine repairs on oil and gas wells.  Also learn to control the rig equipment for new well completions, well abandonments and recompletion operations.
    • Learn to properly operate specialty downhole tools including:  fishing tools for tubing and rods, paraffin scrapers, casing scrapers, packers, cement retainers, bridge plugs, sand pumps and swab jars.  Perform drilling operations utilizing power swivel, circulator, drill bits, drill collars, etc.
  • Maintain all equipment in a safe, working condition.
    • Perform necessary minor repairs.
    • Change oil in engines, grease moving parts, etc. as necessary.
    • Keep all vehicles and equipment clean and in proper working condition with all necessary tools on or in the vehicle.
  • Ensure that all tasks are performed in an efficient, cost effective, yet safe manner.
    • Be sure that all tasks are performed safely and all equipment is operated in accordance with standard operating procedures.
    • Work with supervisor to schedule daily work tasks, with a clear understanding of expectations, for the following day prior to going home.  Start assigned tasks promptly in the morning and take all necessary tools and/or parts that may be required to perform the work.  The goal should be to complete all as efficiently as possible and still maintain the highest standards of quality.
    • Learn to detect and diagnose downhole problems as they arise and take appropriate action to correct the situation.
  • Complete all necessary reports in a timely, accurate, and professional manner.
    • Assist operator and learn to prepare complete and thorough records of all work performed.  These reports should include a complete chronological list of all work performed including accurate depth and length measurements, size of equipment, etc.  Keep track of the length and diameter (inside and outside) of all equipment and tools run in the hole.
    • Assist operator and learn to keep accurate records of all materials used on well repairs and maintenance.  Make sure all parts and materials are recorded for charge out on the day they are used.  For material transfers of pipe and other large items, the pipe should be counted and tallied with the appropriate paperwork delivered to a supervisor prior to the material being removed from the yard.
    • Make sure time sheets are filled out correctly to ensure proper billing of services performed.  List complete location and or well names on all forms to reduce billing questions.
  • Work toward the development of clear leadership qualities such as flexibility, cooperation, positive attitude, good judgement, written and verbal communication skills, and professional conduct.  Demonstrate a willingness to assist, train and guide others.
    • When cross-training for rig operator position, learn to provide daily work direction to other members of the rig crew.
    • Fill in for either pumpers or roustabouts as requested.  This necessitates that rig workers possess all skills required for either the pumping or roustabout positions.
    • Make suggestions to management to maintain the most efficient operations possible.  Encourage other employees to do the same.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of one year as a Rig Operator I, or equivalent experience.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Assorted equipment and machinery including:  service rig, swab rig and various heavy trucks.
  • Service rig tools such as tongs, elevators, fishing tools, rod wrenches, etc.
  • General purpose hand and power tools (wrenches, shovels, etc.).
  • Pickup truck
  • Snowmobile (seasonal)
  • Handheld and/or laptop computer.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics functions.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and understand technical information such as instructions and equipment specifications.
  • Ability to make judgmental decisions with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to make routine public contact with contractors, service personnel and governing agencies.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • Possess current first aid and CPR certification or, if a new employee, be able to obtain certification within one year from date of hire.
  • Possess a valid DOT certified driver’s license.  New employees must be able to obtain certification within six months of their date of hire.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Overtime may be required as deemed necessary by BHEP to meet job objectives or other assigned duties.  In addition, the employee may be scheduled to work nights, weekends or holidays.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation. 

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.


We are an EEO Employer


Crew Training International- Scheduler Specialist (Multiple locations to include Ellsworth, AFB)

Position Title:  Scheduler Specialist
Position/Vacancy Number:
Location:  Barksdale AFB, LA; Minot AFB, ND; Whiteman AFB, MO; Dyess AFB, TX; Ellsworth AFB, SD
Open:  Proposal
Close:  Until Filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   High school diploma or equivalent.

Training and Experience:   Two (2) years of experience working as a squadron aircrew scheduler. Two (2) years of experience working with PEX or similar proprietary program.

General Skills:    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; detail oriented; flexible.

Computer Skills:   Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

Security Clearance:    Secret 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate with the training officer, Squadron Aviation Resource Management (SARM), UDM, and Operations
  • Officer (DO) to arrange a schedule to facilitate operations, qualification, upgrade, test, exercise, and
  • continuation training accomplishment to meet required currency and progression standards, in accordance with DO priorities.
  • Build long and short-range shift schedules to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, instructor, evaluator, support personnel, and supervisor positions.
  • Coordinate with senior squadron leadership on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Keep track when crewmembers will be on leave, temporary duty, have scheduled medical appointments, or other scheduling commitments, and deconflict crewmember schedules and work with flight leadership to ensure crews are available to meet assigned sortie taskings.
  • Track daily flight/ground/academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate accurate flight scheduling as directed by the DO.
  • To the maximum extent possible, schedule aircrews based on experience to mitigate Operational Risk Management (ORM).
  • Report updates to Squadron and Wing leadership.
  • Facilitate last-minute schedule changes to ensure full coverage by working with the current mission
  • commander/operations supervisor (or equivalent) and flight responsible for the shift that is not fully manned.
  • Obtain aircraft and equipment availability data from maintenance (MX) and schedule crewmembers for
  • training, exercises, simulators, and operations, as required.
  • Publish/post scheduling data for unit long/short-range ground/academic, flying, and simulator training event schedules on PEX, or other computer database systems.
  • Comply with Operations Group (OG) and scheduling chiefs’ locally-developed guidance when building the schedule.
  • Determine flight, ground, and simulator schedule requirements for upgrade, initial qualification, requalification, transition, currency, and continuation training based on syllabus requirements, student progression, weather, and daily equipment/training range availability.
  • Perform daily updates of scheduling data to compensate for changing conditions and training completion rates.
  • Coordinate with Operations Support Squadron (OSS) Plans department, outside agencies/exercise participants, and higher headquarters (i.e. RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, Weapons School support) for reporting and to facilitate exercise and special event schedule coordination.
  • Provide inputs to OSS Scheduling and update daily Supervisor of Flying (SOF) and Top 3 schedules.
  • Correlate sortie length and airspace requirements with syllabus requirements.
  • Attend meetings, as required, to include:
    • Weekly Special Use Airspace Scheduling meeting for schedule coordination and deconfliction.
    • Weekly Planning/Coordinating Airspace Restrictions meeting for schedule coordination and deconfliction;
    • Monthly Range Scheduling meetings for schedule coordination and deconfliction.
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Employer Contact Information: jreyna@cti-crm.com

Position Web Link: http://www.cti-crm.com


Crew Training International- Standard Evaluation Specialist (Multiple Locations to Include Ellsworth, AFB)

Position Title:  Standard Evaluation Specialist

Position/Vacancy Number:

Location:  Barksdale AFB, LA; Minot AFB, ND; Whiteman AFB, MO;

Dyess AFB, TX; Ellsworth AFB, SD

Open:  Proposals

Close:  Until Filled

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   High school diploma or equivalent.

Training and Experience:   Two (2) years of experience working in a Bomber Squadron, Group, and/or Wing Stan/Eval shope or three (3) years of experience working in a DoD Flying Squadron, Group, and/or Wing equivalent Stan/Eval office. Two (2) years of experience working with PEX or similar proprietary program.

General Skills:    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; detail oriented; flexible.

Computer Skills:   Intermediate-level proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

Security Clearance:    Secret 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain accountability and control of flight testing materials.
  • Update data in PEX (or future equivalent systems to PEX) and locally-developed computer database systems as required.
  • Interface with Host Aviation Resource Management (HARM) personnel to update the Aviation Resource Management System (ARMS) (or future equivalent systems to ARMS), as required.
  • Coordinate with training officer to review and update student/permanent party records, folders, and grade books per the applicable AFIs (AFI 11-202V2 and AFI 11-2MDS-V2); as well as, associated MAJCOM/Installation Supplements and locally-developed guidance.
  • Notify crewmembers, scheduling, and unit leadership of upcoming and overdue testing, evaluations, and training requirements via e-mail, telephone, or in person.
  • Generate the following reports/forms as required:
    • Evaluation and Testing Status and Trend Data reports;
    • Provide data to OGV for Standardization Evaluation Board (SEB) 6 month report;
    • AF Form 8, Qualification of Aircrew Qualification.
  • Perform testing administrator duties/functions for the unit.
  • Conduct monthly reviews for those aircrews entering into the first month of evaluation eligibility period.
  • Interpret AFIs and provide guidance to personnel assigned to Stan/Eval shops to help track training and
  • readiness status of Squadron personnel.
  • Standardize mission planning software loads and updates.
  • Standardize crypto key variable loading processes and updates within the Squadron (if applicable).
  • Standardize intelligence vault to include vault upgrades (if applicable).
  • Standardize technical order library throughout mission planning vault computers (if applicable).
  • Standardize/Execute mission data cartridge and in-flight map data cartridge (MSCs) checkout procedures (if applicable).
  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Employer Contact Information: jreyna@cti-crm.com

Position Web Link: http://www.cti-crm.com