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Operations Tech I

Company: Chesapeake
Location: Orrville
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Operations Technician I

Location: Orrville, OH

What makes us great...

At the heart of our Company is a dedication to delivering energy that drives progress.We put people first, work to keep them safe and build trusting relationships.

What's in it For You...

  • Competitive base salary
  • Fantastic opportunities for career growth
  • Cooperative, supportive and empowered team atmosphere
  • Annual bonus and salary increase opportunities
  • Monthly recognition events
  • Endless wellness initiatives and community events
  • Robust and customizable benefit packages-choose what works best with your life. Options include generous 401k, medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, compensated volunteer hours and MORE!
  • Paid time off, holidays and a separate bank of sick time!

    What you'll be working on...

    • General installation, maintenance, and upkeep of company facilities and equipment.
    • Accurate reading and recording of meter consumption.
    • Process disconnection of service for non-payments.
    • Collection of overdue payments.
    • Investigate leak complaints and take appropriate action to make situation safe.
    • Properly use and maintain gas detection equipment.
    • Assist Operations Technicians II and III in performance of duties.
    • Deliver personal contact notification during winter months.
    • Install remote read devices on meters.
    • Understand PSC policies on termination of service and theft of service.
    • Recognize potentially hazardous situations.
    • Maintain company vehicle, tools and equipment.
    • Assist with the Peak Shaving process.
    • Knowledgeable of, support, promote and participate in the Company's employee recognition program.
    • Operate and maintain electric and natural gas powered compressors.
    • Operate and maintain dehydration units.
    • Maintain pipeline facilities and repair leaks when necessary.
    • Coordinate work with other gas companies when their equipment is involved.
    • Locate gas lines with electronic locating equipment when necessary.
    • Must be available to respond to emergencies and gas leaks.

      Who you are...

      • Knowledgeable and understanding of customer needs, concerns and expectations.
      • Excellent customer contact skills.
      • Understand the basic principles of natural and propane gas and gas utilizing equipment.
      • Use of assigned tools and equipment to include Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
      • Operator Qualifications for position.
      • Conscientious work ethic.
      • Ability to obtain a valid CDL Drivers License.
      • Mechanical Aptitude.

        Working Conditions:

        • Outside in a construction setting or on a customers' premises with minimal office time.
        • Working around potentially hazardous/flammable substances and large equipment.
        • Must be able perform on call duties as assigned.

          Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce and a culture that promotes a sense of belonging for all employees. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations at

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

          The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Chesapeake, Cleveland , Operations Tech I, Other , Orrville, Ohio

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