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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Spectra Energy Gas City, IN

Gas City, IN
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Technician Trainee Electrical Controls

Job ID: ARM20151512-81761

Company: Spectra Energy Operations
Department: Central Region Operations
Location: Gas City, IN
Posting Date: August 31, 2016
Closing Date: October 7, 2016

As an Electrical Controls Technician Trainee you will be trained in Spectra Energy s safety, operating and maintenance procedures related to plant electrical and control systems.

Duties and responsibilities will consist of: learning to inspect, maintain and trouble-shoot natural gas compressor station electrical, control and auxiliary equipment which includes: - pneumatic, electrical, electronic and PLC (Siemens and Allen Bradley preferred) based prime mover control systems UPS systems, medium voltage electrical distribution and motor control equipment, and plant auxiliary equipment such as data acquisition and compressed air systems.

The incumbent ensures the safe, reliable and efficient operation of facilities relative to the assigned discipline(s). The incumbent works under the direct supervision of Area management and with the assistance of Region technical staff, acquires a working knowledge and technical direction to perform the required duties and responsibilities. Incumbent works closely with pipeline/plant personnel, technicians in the same or other disciplines, and contract personnel.

The incumbent ensures compliance with Company policies/procedures as well as external regulatory bodies, such as Department of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), through adherence to Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Manuals.

Basic/Minimum Qualifications:

* Associate s Degree in a relevant technical field, or a related degree

* Must possess a valid driver s license

* Must reside within 30 miles of the assigned work location

Desired Qualifications:

* One to four years of work experience as an Electrical and/or Controls Technician, Electrician or equivalent job knowledge.

* Working knowledge of operations used in the maintenance and repair of electrical and controls equipment and working knowledge of NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E

* Be proficient in the use of standard office software applications.

* Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

* Strong technical and analytical skills demonstrated through training, formal education, and/or experience.

* Able to work independently with little direction.


* While this position is posted as a trainee, we do reserve the opportunity to hire the successful candidate at a higher level based on skills and qualifications.

* Must be able and willing to work overtime, weekends and travel overnight as required

* Must be able to perform physically demanding activities in all types of weather conditions

Spectra Energy does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting firms. An unsolicited resume submitted by a recruiting firm via-email, hardcopy, the Internet or directly to hiring managers will be deemed the sole property of Spectra Energy, and a fee will not be paid in the event the candidate is hired.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

At Spectra Energy we embrace a culture of diversity and inclusion with equal access to opportunities based on individual merit by creating an environment which encourages all employees to contribute their unique capabilities and perspectives.

Area of Expertise
Operations - Technician

Highest Level of Education
Technical School/Associate*

Job Type
Full Time

US Locations
IN Gas City

Minimum Years of Experience
1-3 Years

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