Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: October 31, 2014

Organization: SC Office of Regulatory Staff

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: Hiring range: $40,000 - $50,000 per year.


An associates degree and related work experience is preferred, however a high school diploma and a minimum of five (5) years related work experience or a bachelor's degree may be considered. Computer competency in Windows, Word and Excel and Outlook is also required. Must possess a valid class "D" SC driver's license and operate an assigned state vehicle. Must successfully complete minimum of 12 training classes, each lasting one week, in Oklahoma City, OK within 5 years of employment. Additional classes may be required prior to performance of certain types of inspections. Must be willing to be on call for emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This position reports to the Pipeline Safety Supervisor in Electric and Gas regulation. Position requires flexibility and excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Applicant is required to be personable, polite, respectful and considerate as well as maintain a high degree of personal and professional ethics.

Job Description:

Investigate incidents, perform inspections of natural gas system operators in South Carolina for compliance with federal regulations and Public Service Commission regulations governing natural gas systems; develop knowledge of all regulations and be able to appropriately apply them to determine compliance status of jurisdictional natural gas operators; conduct on site inspections and tests of these operators' facilities; prepare reports, schedule inspections, follow-up on non-compliances, research for interpretations of regulations and assist natural gas Pipeline Safety Supervisor in keeping operators aware of current requirements regarding regulations; attend workshops and other training as necessary; promote natural gas pipeline safety initiatives with operators and other affected stakeholder groups. Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds of safety equipment and complete any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Must be willing to be on call for emergencies 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Contact Name:
Doreen Tuohy
Application Process:
Submit resume to for consideration.