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Measurement Analyst

Northern Natural Gas Omaha, NE

Job Description

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to consolidate, analyze and assimilate all collected measurement data, consisting of charts, electronic flow measurement data, gas quality information, positive displacement meters, unmetered gases, outside measured volumes, etc., to calculate all volumes entering and leaving the pipelines accurately and on a timely basis.

The measurement database populates all business systems with the measured and calculated results. Billing and payment of the pipeline receipts and delivered quantities are dependent on the measurement data being accurately analyzed and reported. To accomplish departmental goals the data requires review and resolution of questionable and missing volumes on vast amounts of data information generated and collected by various sources under severe time constraints.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure that desirable pipeline unaccounted for results and the economic impact associated with same, are minimized by providing accurately analyzed and consolidated data for pipeline balance.

Provide both internal and external customer service as it relates to measurement data.

Maintain the measurement database for all historical volumetric and gas quality information for all stations on the pipeline system. Numerous and various reports are prepared and provided to internal and external customers.

Maintain accurate records of all measurement reports, such as meter calibration reports as the measurement analysis group is the office of record for all measurement documents required for contractual and litigation issues.

Prepare and set up new measurement stations for inclusion of volume, gas quality and system balance information.

Insure the integrity of electronic flow measurement (EFM) data. Resolve exceptions inclusive of system processing errors, missing or incorrect data and physical parameters related to the measurement of natural gas.

Process prior period adjustments (PPAs) to measurement data that has been identified as inaccurate as necessary.

Process or reprocess all measurement data from orifice and/or positive charts, accurately and in a timely manner, for calculation of custody transfer and other volumes used for billing and payment of transactions. Anomalies are identified and resolved with field personnel and other sources.

Provide technical validation of gas analyses and quality information received based on reasonableness checks and historic information.

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.

Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, or related field; or equivalent work experience (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor’s degree.)

Two or more years of related measurement experience in the energy industry.

Above average math skills required.

Strong PC skills and working knowledge of Word and Excel. Possess the ability to adapt to technology changes in the measurement industry as they occur.

Working environment characterized by peak loads and severe time constraints. Must be able to work overtime and weekends as necessary.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work effectively in a close team environment.

Ability to handle changes in priorities and deadlines in a positive effective manner.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Apply online at: www.northernnaturalgas.com



Job Details

Date Posted December 6, 2018
Date Closes February 4, 2019
Requisition 1801378
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $50,300.00 - $61,400.00
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 17-2199.03 Energy Engineers
Zipcode 68124

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance