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Senior Coordinator, Gas Control Centre Operations Apply Now

Job ID 9155 Location Altamont, New York Organization Network Control Department GAS CONTROL & METER DATA SERVICES
About us

National Grid is hiring a Senior Coordinator for our Gas Control Center department in Altamont, NY.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

SOP Coordinators (System Operating Procedure) oversee all aspects of the SOP Process within the New York Gas Control Center, providing final approval to all SOPs, and making critical decisions daily to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to National Grids customers. The SOP Coordinator is the subject matter expert in the Control Center, and acts as the main liaison between field operations and Gas Control.

Key Accountabilities
  • Administer the SOP process to ensure safety and reliable delivery of gas service to National Grid’s Gas Transmission and Distribution systems in New York
  • Review and grant final approval to all planned work on the Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution systems
  • Coordinate projects between Field Operations and Control Center Operations daily
  • Subject matter expert within the Control Center
  • Main point of contact for all Construction and Field Operations personnel to the Control Center
  • Train Gas System Operators, Field personnel and engineering on how to safely draft, review and execute SOPs
  • Support all SOP system issues to allow the field to have access 24/7 to the operating system
  • Continuous training in the Control Center and at various field locations
  • Direct field operations in restoration activates resulting from damages and abnormal operating conditions.
  • Maintain Gas System Operator qualifications in order to operate the gas system as a Gas System Operator.
  • Position requires periodic travel within MA and RI
Qualifications
  • Position requires a solid technical foundation satisfied by natural gas utility field experience, 3 years of Gas Control Experience or a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  • Successful candidate must be able to learn and understand new concepts, and be able to coordinate projects together
  • Candidate will gain knowledge of internal SOP process,
  • Gas Work Methods, Standards and Procedures
  • Mapping Software NRG, Smallword GIS
  • SynerGEE (modeling software)
  • Demonstrated computer skills, including use of standard Windows and Microsoft Office applications
More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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