Gas Controller

Atmos Energy - Franklin, TN4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $52,000 - $71,000 a year
Gas Controller- ATM-JR001439


1.Monitors and controls the flow of gas from major purchase points and storage fields in order to stay within allocation guidelines. Controls the daily and seasonal balancing of these sources.

2.Operates the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems to review data from and make changes to a metering station's gas flow and pressures.

3.Monitors and operates compressor stations to control the flow of gas in and out of the Company's storage fields.

4.Responds to SCADA alarms as indicated on alarm summary and as determined through the monitoring of terminal displays. Corrects the situation by remote control or by requesting assistance from appropriate field personnel.

5.Reviews previous shift records for critical operating conditions and data. Maintains records of unusual activities on the system.

6.Utilizes various sources of gas supply in meeting operating requirements.

7.Responds to after hour pipeline or operations emergency calls and dispatches appropriate personnel.

8.Prepares and distributes various reports relating to gas control activities.

9.May be responsible for accessing numerous pipeline electronic bulletin boards to confirm nominated supply and watch for pipeline operational flow orders (OFO's).

10.May be required to monitor the Homeland Security website every 4 hours in order to notify management of any status changes.

11.Requires constant oversight by more senior Gas Control co-workers for the first year in the role. Less oversight is required as incumbent gains working knowledge skills and abilities and gains experience.

12.Complies with all DOT and PHMSA regulations specifically 192.631 Control Room Management.


Educational/Experience Level:
1.Associate's Degree and three years related experience in the natural gas industry or a closely related field; or

2.A general educational knowledge normally acquired through a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and four years related experience in the natural gas industry or a closely related field.

Communication Skills:
Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customer in order to obtain and/or provide explanations and/or information on technical concepts to individuals with experience or knowledge of the technical area.

Numeric Skills:
Requires the ability to perform basic addition subtraction multiplication and division.

Computer Skills:
Requires basic computer skills for data entry reference and/or retrieval tasks.

Work Conditions:
Works in an indoor environment.This position is subject to shift work in a 24-hour a day 7-day a week environment.Requires occasionally performing activities including but not limited to bending stooping grasping reaching twisting turning and/or lifting.

Atmos Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion gender national origin age disability or veteran status.

Job: Gas Control/Gas Supply
Schedule: Full-time
Primary Location: Tennessee-Franklin
Work Locations: ATM-Franklin 377 Riverside Suite 201 Franklin 37064
Organization: ATM-Franklin-Gas Control [1835]

Opening Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 15, 2019, 6:00:00 AM