Gas Operations Technician - Shippensburg, PA

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Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location(s): Newburg, PA, US, 17240

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  79794 


NextEra Energy Resources participates in pipeline infrastructure development, construction, management and operations through either wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures. We participate in 21 pipelines across 10 states to help provide access to domestic fuel sources, including clean-burning natural gas. Are you interested in being part of our best-in-class origination team? Join our team today.


Position Specific Description

The Gas Operations Technician will have responsibility for operating and maintenance activities on industrial engines (CAT 3500 series) that have been assigned to them. The main duties and responsibilities are:


General Employee Responsibilities:


The general responsibilities of all NextEra Energy Resource employees are to maintain safe working habits and conditions while following and adhering to NextEra Energy Resources company policies, culture, and values. By doing so you will contribute to the achievement of corporate, project, and individual goals.


Goals, Values, and Culture are as follows:

• Safety for People

• Safety and Compliance of the Environment

• Production and Financial Performance


Plant Operations


• Participate in routine and major maintenance activities on industrial engines (CAT 3500 series) as assigned. Gas Operations Technician may, from time to time be temporarily assigned to work at other facilities to assist in routine and major maintenance work. This work may require travel and overnight stays

• Conduct all work in a safe and efficient manner, observing all safety regulations and safety policies and procedures.

• Participate in and/or conduct on-site monitoring and recordkeeping activities in accordance with relevant permits and environmental plans and regulations.

• Operate, adjust, and maintain industrial engines to maintain a status of compliance with relevant permits. This includes, but is not limited to, fuel consumption rates, temperature thresholds, pressure thresholds, energy output, emissions output, record keeping, etc.

• Work with PGD Operations Specialist to help manage onsite inventory to ensure that adequate materials, supplies, spare parts, tooling, etc. are either onsite or are promptly available.

• Regularly participate in facility cleaning and housekeeping work, maintaining all aspects of the assigned facility in a safe and presentable condition.

• Participate in site on-call schedule as instructed by the PGD Operation Specialist.


Miscellaneous Duties

• Perform operations and maintenance of the landfill gas collection system which may include, but is not limited to, activities such as taking gas reads, inspecting, and repairing LFG blower skid parts and filters, and ensuring condensate knockouts and pumps are working properly.

• Other activities and duties as directed by PGD Operations Specialist and/or Senior Gas Operations Technician or other Management personnel.


Required Qualifications

• Valid Driver's License (NON-CDL)

• High School Diploma or Equivalent.

• Experience with industrial engines or similar: 3+ years

• The ability to lift up to 40 lbs repetitively.

• Stand on feet for 2 – 4 hours consecutively

• Night Shift availability for five 8-hour night shifts.


Preferred Qualifications

• Associates Degree

• 3+ years in landfill gas to electric production

Job Overview

This job is responsible for the safe and efficient operations of the pipeline and gathering systems on a day to day basis. Employees in this role ensure that regular operational and maintenance activities are carried out on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, including the capture of gas samples, maintenance of gas metering equipment, and launching and retrieving pipeline rigs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Pulls Gas samples at central delivery points (CDPs)
•   Drives Right-of-ways to observe for pipeline damage/leaks
•   Performs metering maintenance
•   Performs general maintenance of equipment
•   Interacts with landowners and production personnel
•   Communicates effectively throughout all levels of the organization
•   Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements
•   Ability to work extended hours
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Experience:3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Associate's Degree


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians
Organization:  NextEra Energy Pipeline Services, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy 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.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Pipeline, Gas, Gas Technician, Energy

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