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Company: Ameren, Mattoon, IL
Job Title: Gas Control Technician
Date Posted: 02/01/2013
Industry: Electronics


Req. # 11757

Title: Gas Control Technician

Location: Mattoon, IL



Install, maintain, calibrate, and troubleshoot Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) equipment at transmission and distribution regulator stations, gate purchase points, industrial/commercial installations, and gas storage fields.  Calibrate measurement equipment, odorization equipment, pressure, temperature and differential pressure transducers at gate stations, gas storage fields and other Ameren facilities.  Calibrate and document recording devices, pressure transmitters, and electronic pressure recorders to comply with federal and state requirements.  Install, configure, calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain remote terminal units interfacing with SCADA equipment.  Install, troubleshoot, and maintain communication equipment (e.g. telephone, modems, and radio equipment). Update as-built construction schematics and wiring prints.


Job requires expertise in electronics as well as a high aptitude regarding various mechanical, pneumatic, electronic field devices and testing equipment

Must be able to read and analyze electrical prints and schematics

Demonstrate evidence of strong computer skills

Excellent communication and written skills

Ability to work unsupervised

Ability to identify unsafe working conditions and take corrective actions

Ability to work long hours in all weather conditions

Availability for emergency call-outs and overtime

Possible home-site reporting

Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license


The successful candidate must have a minimum of an Associate's Degree in Electronics Technology or similar field.  Relevant military or sufficient work experience in electronics may be considered acceptable in lieu of an electronics degree.


Experience in the safe operation of gas transmission and distribution systems






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