Black Hills Corporation Meter Shop Coordinator in Council Bluffs Area, Iowa

Description :

Job Specifications

SALARY RANGE: $60,400 - $78,000

Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE : This position will close on December 11, 2018.

LOCATION: Council Bluffs, IA


Provides gas measurement and control related assistance in developing/maintaining company standards, work procedures and quality control to be published in corporate manuals. Develops, upgrades and assists with writing the meter maintenance programs and provide economic analysis of repair procedures. Administrates and maintains the meter maintenance programs for a multi-state system, which requires time sensitive data to be analyzed, provided to IT for system input and communicated to the field locations. Provides other departments (Billing, IT, Regulatory, etc.) with metering expertise, support and assistance in regard to billing corrections, state commissions reports and metering issues. Is a contact for CIS+ meter management input and corrections to supporting meter maintenance programs.



  • Assist with developing budgets based on projections for field meter and measurement equipment needs and align ordering and delivery of meters and measurement equipment with projections.

  • Develops, writes and updates company measurement standards and procedures for publication in company manuals, consisting of installation, testing and maintenance procedures of company facilities.

  • Performs special projects involving measurement discrepancies. Audits test ata for valid input into meter maintenance programs.

  • Administers and maintains the meter maintenance programs for CIS+ for a multi-state system.

  • Primary contact for meter issues regarding billing issues, state commission reports/corrections and CIS+ meter maintenance programs.

  • Researches and evaluates new and old measurement practices, equipment, and maintenance/test programs and schedules. Monitors programs for state commission rules and regulation compliance.

  • Provides input in CIS+/PeopleSoft to maintain and correct meter inventory as metering equipment is removed from service and made unusable then usable. Oversees CIS+ and PeopleSoft meter inventory interface.

  • Provide expertise, support and backup for the measurement group. This includes cost analysis, inventory assistance, warehouse production and meter discrepancies.

  • Assists with developing company measurement and control related training programs for company personnel.

  • Determines proper meter management attributes for correct billing and for meter test programs. Provides alternatives for managing CIS+ and meter test programs and reports.

  • Manage multiple programs and sampled lots of meters in determining INTEST program results.


  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in the measurement and pressure control fields.


  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent

  • BS degree in business management or related field and/or equivalent work experience


  • Understanding of natural gas metering, regulation, corporate billing and regulatory requirements for natural gas measurement.

  • PeopleSoft and CIS+ systems.


  • Excellent computer skills with emphasis on utilization of spreadsheets and word processing

  • Excellent communication skills. The ability to work with multiple work groups across the entire gas organization.


  • Applicant must be able to perform the essential job functions of the position with or without accommodation.

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment. Job descriptions may and do change periodically.

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