Equipment and Controls Technician I – Ozark, AR

Equipment and Controls Technician I

Black Hills Corporation

Ozark, AR



Job Specifications

This important role safely installs and maintains control systems and automation equipment.

SALARY RANGE:$30.05 – $44.95 per hour (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Gas Operations Supervisor

LOCATION: This position can be located in Fayetteville, Arkansas or Ozark, Arkansas.


  • Installs, inspects, maintains, operates, troubleshoots, repairs, calibrates, and adjusts various pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, electronic, SCADA equipment and Programmable Logic (PLC) control systems and SCADA Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) equipment. 
  • Performs inspection and maintenance (I&M) checks on all control systems.
  • Maintain electrical switch gear and power distribution. 
  • Test, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate transmission meters, gauges, transmitters and related equipment.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities control and automation equipment as needed.
  • Oversee electrical construction and/or maintenance activities performed by third parties.
  • Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company Standards, procedures, regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.


  • Other duties as assigned.


  • No experience required. Training provided.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Electrical training or equivalent knowledge is helpful. 
  • Understanding of and experience in natural gas measurement and AGA standards. 
  • Experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high pressure systems.
  • Knowledge of operating cost associated with the equipment in area of responsibility.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Intermediate digital literacy.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to work from written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required job schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules. 
  • Ability to operate manual and powered equipment.
  • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
  • Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance.

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