BLACK HILLS SERVICE CO. Shop Measurement Technician (UN204) in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Job SpecificationsCLOSING DATE: This position will close on September 12, 2018.WORK LOCATION: Meter Shop, Council Bluffs, IAPRIMARY FUNCTION:To provide cost effective diaphragm, rotary and/or turbine meter repair and testing services for a six state territory to ensure accurate measurement of gas volumes sold. Duties are to be performed within established company, industry and safety practices, guidelines or procedures.REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Manager, Meter ShopWORK HOURS:Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm. May be required to work overtime.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Performs meter tests, determines repair classifications, and calibrates different types and manufactures of diaphragm, rotary and/or turbine meters using automated and computerized proving equipment.Inputs meter data into the system by way of prover mounted keypad and uploads data collected on a PC to the mainframe computer or utilize transfer prover or to test on a daily basis.Trouble shoots and repairs different types and manufactures of diaphragm, rotary and/or turbine meters.Test meters for case leaks, repairs leaks as found and prepares meters for repainting.Completes appropriate documents for the necessary tracking of individual production.Maintains shop equipment associated with job duties. Keeps workplace in a neat and orderly manner. Operates forklift to systematically organize baskets and pallets of meters.Performs quality control inspections on new or remanufactured equipment.Attend safety meetings and other employee training as assigned.Performs other duties, which are similar, related or incidental to this position and may work as directed, in other activities that require skills of a higher classification if qualified, as per Article 15 Section 3.EXPERIENCE:One year experience with trouble shooting and repairing diaphragm meters and on related equipment used to provide meter test and repair services on diaphragm and/or rotary and/or turbine meters or equivalent experience.EDUCATION:High school diploma or equivalent.KNOWLEDGE:Operational understanding of the workings of diaphragm and/or rotary and/or turbine meters of all manufactures.Knowledge of sonic nozzle prover operation, and/or transfer prover meter calibration, test procedures and practices.SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:Good analytical, mechanical and decision-making skills.Good communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to prioritize and coordinate workflow with other departments or field location needs.The ability to work as a team member.Ability to work in a production atmosphere performing routine or repetitive activities.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Applicant must be able to perform the essential job functions of the position with or without accommodation.Can meet the physical demands of working for up to 10 hours, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, tasting/smelling, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision and field of vision.Lifting - Continually under 15 lbs.; Frequently 15-30 lbs.; Occasionally 30+ lbs.Carrying - Continually under 15 lbs.; Frequently 15-30 lbs.; Occasionally 30+ lbs.Reaching - Rarely at shoulder height.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 EmployerEEO/AA/