Gas System Operator

utilities & trades public works
Posted On: Mar 27, 2019
Closing Date: Sep 27, 2019
Gas System Operator
Job Number: J0119-1354
Job Title: Gas System Operator
Department: Service & Gas Operations
Is this position unionized? Yes
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
City, Province: Kingston, Ontario
Job Category: Operations
Open Positions: 1
Salary: $27.36 - $34.58/Hour
Utilities Kingston is located in Kingston, Ontario, equi-distant from Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa, where the St. Lawrence River meets Lake Ontario and the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage site) – Kingston is a stunning, historic city that consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in Canada. Kingston’s 123,363 community-minded citizens enjoy an outstanding quality-of-life enhanced by superb intellectual, recreational and creative opportunities and supported by excellent health care facilities and municipal services, programs and facilities.

Utilities Kingston is unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services and a broadband fibre optics provided in one company under the leadership of a single C.E.O. This shared services delivery model gives Utilities Kingston clear advantages in cost savings and customer service over other utility providers in the province. Utilities Kingston has provided the residents of Kingston with safe and reliable utility services for more than 100 years.
Primary Duties
Reporting to the Supervisor of Services and Gas Operations, the Gas System Operator will conduct field investigation and documentation activities including: identification, installation, maintenance and inspection on the Natural Gas Distribution System. The incumbent will provide emergency response as it relates to the natural gas distribution system, including gas leaks and damages. The incumbent will conduct work in accordance with CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems, and conduct, inspect, and light gas appliance and, where necessary, issue hazard reports as per the Natural Gas and Propane Code B149 and Ontario Regulation 212/01 (TSSA).
Education, Certification and Other Qualifications Required
  • Minimum Grade 12 Diploma
  • Minimum Gas Technician 2 (G2) certification, as recognized by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA). Must have, or ability to obtain through Utilities Kingston, Gas Utility Technician 1 (GUT1) certification
  • Must have, or ability to obtain through Utilities Kingston, Gas Pipeline Inspector Certification
  • 2-3 years of experience in natural gas utility construction and maintenance
  • Leadership, team player, organized, resourceful and self-directed
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • D class driver’s license with Z endorsement and 0 – 8 Mobile Crane certification is an asset
  • Experience operating a Back Hoe is an asset
  • Working knowledge of the CSA Z662 Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems, and Natural Gas and Propane Code B149 is an asset
  • Strong Computer Skills is an asset
Special Working Conditions/Conditions of Employment
  • A Criminal Record Check, to the satisfaction of Utilities Kingston, will be required at the successful candidate’s expense
  • Maintain at minimum a valid “G” driver’s licence and appropriate Gas Technician Certification throughout employment
Your resume and/or cover letter must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position.
Appropriate accommodations will be provided as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) upon request.
Utilities Kingston is committed to employment equity and we encourage applications from all designated group members. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the Kingston community.

Utilities Kingston thanks all candidates that apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.