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Pipeline Safety Analyst Trainee

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Nov 23, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1813

Job Requisition ID:  9753

Agency:  Illinois Commerce Commission
Closing Date/Time:  December 9, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.
Salary:  $2,827 - $6,186 Monthly
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time
County:  Sangamon County is the Headquarters but most of the work is performed in the Northern Parts of the State.
Number of Vacancies:  2
Plan/BU:  Merit Compensation (MC) - Paygrade 05 position 

 

The Pipeline Safety Analyst Trainee is an ICC exempt merit compensation grade 05 position with an expected monthly salary range of $2,827 to $6,186 Monthly.

 

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, CMS-100, college transcripts (photocopies fine), and proof of any Veteran status claimed to: Human Resources Department, Illinois Commerce Commission, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701. Questions may be referred to Colette Smith at 217-557-4206 or Colette.Smith@illinois.gov.

 

ICC Overview

Job Responsibilities

Under direct supervision of the Pipeline Safety Supervisor, completes Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (“PHMSA”) Training and Qualification (“T&Q”) courses and learns to conduct comprehensive inspections and record audits of natural gas systems to assure compliance with the Minimum Federal Safety Standards as contained in CFR 49, Part 192; and all safety rules and regulations adopted by the Commission.

1.Conducts joint comprehensive on-site record audits of natural gas pipeline systems forcompliance with CFR 49, Part 192 and the Illinois Pipeline Safety Act. Verbally communicatesand documents all findings of apparent violations to gas system operators.
2.Prepares and enters into the Pipeline database detailed written reports of all field activities,including documentation of any apparent violations found.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, preferably in engineering or similar field; or the following experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree: five (5) years of natural gas operations experience or completion of the six (6) basic PHSMA T&Q classes identified below may be substituted for degree requirements. Position requires superior oral and written English communication skills, and extensive knowledge of the personal computer and its related software programs and applications. Prefer more than ten years of natural gas operations experience. In order to advance to the targeted title, Pipeline Safety Trainees are required to achieve a score of at least 70% on each part of a test administered by the Pipeline Safety Supervisor which tests general pipeline safety knowledge and how well the candidate conducts and finds issues in a mock audit.
List of basic PHSMA T&Q classes
•PL 0150 – Introduction to Pipeline Safety Inspections
•PL1250 – Safety Evaluation of Gas Pipeline Systems Course
•PL1255 – Gas Pressure Regulation & Overpressure Protection Course
•PL1310 – Plastic and Composite Material Course
•PL3242 – Welding and Welding Inspection of Pipeline Materials Course
•PL3293 – Corrosion Control of Pipeline Systems Course

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements include adequate mobility and stamina to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time during site inspections; ability to bend or stoop repeatedly, ability to lift, carry, and operate light equipment (less than 20 pounds) for extended periods of time and while mobile; visual acuity sufficient to review records, perform visual inspections, and distinguish colors; and speech and hearing adequate to communicate detailed information in environments with significant amounts of background noise. Additionally, requires ability to perform assigned duties while subjected to various weather and environmental conditions. Travel, out of town often overnight, of 60 to 80 percent anticipated.

Employment Conditions

Additionally, requires ability to perform assigned duties while subjected to various weather and environmental conditions.

Education Degree

Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, preferably in engineering or similar field.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday
Work Location: 527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701.
Agency Contact:  

Colette Smith

217-557-4206

colette.smith@illinois.gov

527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701
Job Function: Salaried Full Time