Utility Technologies International (UTI)​


Utility Technologies International (UTI)


4700 Homer Ohio Lane
Groveport, Ohio

Job Description

Part-time Operator Qualification Evaluator

Job Description
UTI is currently seeking qualified candidates for an Operator Qualification (OQ) Evaluator position. The primary focus of this position is to interact with operators and contractors to provide unsurpassed training and qualification services. This is done through computer-based testing and hands-on skills evaluations for individuals working on natural gas facilities.

This position is part-time on an as-needed basis. Schedules are set one to 2 months in advance, and the work week is Monday through Thursday. The position primarily reports to the Operator’s training facility in Louisville and compressor stations in the Louisville area. Periodic day travel and occasional overnights could be needed as part of this position, typically within Kentucky and southwest Ohio.

OQ Evaluator Responsibilities:
• Provide comfortable and judgement-free testing environment
• Comfortable using computers for testing and iPad for skill submittals
• Understand state and federal regulations that apply to Operator Qualification
• Understand and implement operator’s policies and procedures
• Ability to be qualified by ITS, EWN, NiSource, Veriforce, Centerpoint to perform evaluations
• Follow all safety procedures related to the tasks
• Typical tasks evaluated
o Plastic Pipe Joining
o Utility Locating
o Corrosion Control
o Leak Survey
o Installation of Customer Service Lines and Meters
o Pipeline Installation, Maintenance, and Operation

Education & Experience

OQ Evaluator Requirements:
• Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English language)
• Excellent people management skills
• Mechanical aptitude
• Troubleshooting skills
• Analyze situations, make decisions, and inform management of exceptions to the standard processes
• Provide personal vehicle (company mileage reimbursable)
• Discretion when dealing with confidential information
• Good record of safe work practices
• Ability to pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol screening
• Ability to pass random Drug and Alcohol screenings
• Ability to stand for several hours at a time

Preferred Skills:
• 15+ years’ experience working on or around natural gas pipelines
• Broad skill set covering all tasks performed on a pipeline
• Working knowledge and experience with 49 CFR Part 192
• OSHA 10 and/or other industry safety training/qualifications

Application Process

Please send resume to Craig Smith, OQ Manager, UTI.

P.O. Box 29      Murray, Kentucky 42071
Toll-Free: 800.455.9427   •   Phone: 270.293.1101   •   Fax: 270.489.0061