Assoc Gas Operations Technician - Sacramento

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Date: Jun 16, 2024

Location(s): Sloughhouse, CA, US, 95683

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  79678 


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 Landfill Gas Technician will have responsibility for performing operation and maintenance activities that have been assigned to them. The main duties and responsibilities are:


Plant Operations

  • Participate in routine and major maintenance activities as assigned. Plant Operators may, from time to time be temporarily assigned to work at other facilities to assist in routine and major maintenance work.
  • 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 spill plans.
  • Operate, adjust, and maintain equipment in order 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, etc.
  • Work with Plant Manager to help manage onsite inventory to ensure that adequate materials, supplies, spare parts, tooling, etc. are either onsite or are promptly available.



  • Conduct regular preventative maintenance activities as assigned in accordance with manufacturer’s operation and maintenance guides.
  • Obtain engine oil samples as directed from every operating engine per the defined schedule for the facility assigned. Ensure that samples are shipped for analysis on the same day that they are collected.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records of equipment maintenance and repair, including date and time of work, engine hours at time of work, and a detailed description of work performed.
  • Regularly participate in facility cleaning and housekeeping work, maintaining all aspects of the assigned facility in a safe and presentable condition.


Miscellaneous Duties

  • Plant Operators may, from time-to-time, be assigned work at locations other than their primary work locations on a temporary basis.  This work may require travel and overnight stays.
  • Perform operations and maintenance of the landfill gas collection system which includes, but not limited to, activities such as taking gas reads, tuning, inspecting, and repairing LFG wellheads and piping, ensuring condensate knockouts and pumps are working properly, and operating a LFG flare. 
  • Other activities and duties as directed by Senior Gas Operations Technician or other Management.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for safe and efficient pipeline operations 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. This includes capturing 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

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 0+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


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: Sacramento

Job Segment: Pipeline, Gas, Gas Technician, Energy

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