Advanced Methane Detection Driver

  • CDL License
  • Disability
  • Drivers
  • GPS
  • Maintenance
  • Service Center


Contract Assignment- Advanced Methane Detection Driver

 Contract/Temporary Assignment April 2024-April 2025

 ** Lansing, Michigan**

 Consumers Energy has a new program called Picarro.  The car is equipped with a gas analyzer lab that detects methane gas.  While the car is being driven down the street/road it can detect methane emissions.  The vehicle is built to comply with road-safe laws and does not pose any special risk to others on the road.

Description: Drivers are given territories to drive called sections.  They are to drive 2 passes each ¼ mile section of the state 3 times, 2 different nights. Drivers are required to review the territories given and determine the best/most efficient route to drive. Areas include all public streets, highways, and off and on ramps and roads.

Requirements:  Associate must enjoy driving with flexibility in schedule.  Driver will work evenings, Sunday – Thursday 8-10 hours a day/ 40 per week as the weather permits (drivers will be unable to work if the weather is bad); NO OVERTIME.

Hours roughly – 8p to 6a shift, 4 days a week/40 hours – includes drive time to and from drive survey area no weekends unless weather does not permit you to during the week. Drive time from house to service center is not included.  CDL license is preferred. 


Must live in mapping area (<1 hour commute) and possesses knowledge of local roads and traffic trends-VERY IMPORTANT.


MUST BE dependable & reliable.  Drivers are responsible for ensuring the car is operational daily. Will be responsible for parking and securing car at the end of each day at CE service center. Drivers to be responsible to leave car with service center for routine car maintenance i. e. oil change, tire rotation, etc.  Drivers will be filling out survey 1-2-3 on company phone, setting up tablet and car computer daily, starting and stopping surveys on the tablet, weekly call-in meetings.  Initial face-to face training and periodic follow-up specialized Picarro training. 


Ability to clear a DMV check , in addition to required account background checks. Ability to pass a 5 Panel Drug Screen or Oral Fluid Drug Screen (not billed to client so whichever is most cost efficient)




Required Skills: 
Chauffeur's license is required for this position!


Excellent driving record.  Familiar with GPS. Must know how to use a smart phone. Can understand basic computer skills. Ability to communicate clearly. Self-motivated and detailed oriented. Experience with commercial driving is a huge plus. Reliable!  


 Ability to clear a DMV check , in addition to required account background checks. Ability to pass a 5 Panel Drug Screen or Oral Fluid Drug Screen (not billed to client so whichever is most cost efficient)


All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.




  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen
  • Preferred years of experience : No preferred years of experience required
  • Travel Required : 50% and more
  • Shift timings: 8PM-6AM
Job Location
Lansing, Michigan
USD 26.00 - USD 31.00 Per Hour
12 month(s)
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