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