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Natural Gas Pipeline Operator

Company: Construction Industry
Location: Hammond
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Perform work assignments on customer---s premises; interact with customers in a professional, respectful and courteous manner to promote good customer relations; answer customer-related inquiries regarding established Company policies and procedures and provide explanation of work performed Identify, obtain and deliver tools, materials and equipment needed for work assignments Utilize tools such as maps and GPS to locate work assignment; Drive a company vehicle, including transport of heavy equipment; possess and maintain a valid driver---s license and obtain a Commercial Driver---s License (CDL) within 18 months of entering the Construction Operator 1 position. Maintain the CDL on a consistent basis thereafter. Perform O&M crew duties relating to maintenance and operation of natural gas underground pipeline, including but not limited to: Install, maintain, repair, relocate and retire new or existing natural gas facilities and appurtenances Assist with, plan and set up work zone safety and traffic control measures Perform general site preparation, restoration and right of way maintenance duties Develop proficiency in safe operation of heavy equipment such as mini-excavators, back hoes, skid steers, trenchers, etc., including but not limited to excavation around utilities (natural gas, electric, etc.) Perform preventive maintenance and inspections on equipment Operate power tools Perform hand digging Inspect above ground appurtenances for atmospheric corrosion Paint above ground appurtenances Perform pipe to soil corrosion readings Corrosion control and pipe remediation, including wrapping and coating pipe Thread and cut pipe Perform plastic pipe fusion Perform the role of ---Competent Person--- on the crew Perform facility locate duties Perform third party damage investigation Develop knowledge of proficiency in record keeping systems relating to field operations, maintenance and compliance; complete work documentation/records with accuracy and on a timely basis Utilize and become proficient in technology devices such as computer, smart phone, etc. for work assignments and to accurately record required information Provide guidance and demonstrate proper procedural technique on work related tasks to lesser skilled employees Other duties as assigned Education, Experience and Skills: Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED Experience applying basic mechanical concepts and mechanical aptitude Experience using construction tools Experience operating construction equipment Experience utilizing personal computers (PCs) in a Windows environment Must possess and maintain a valid driver---s license and have ability to obtain CDL license within 18 months of entering the position Desired Qualifications Safety awareness and leadership Demonstrated effective communication (Verbal and Written) and interpersonal skills and safety awareness Advanced experience using construction tool and construction equipment Documented training on heavy equipment Significant experience operating heavy equipment and/or excavation equipment in a utilities environment Industry specific knowledge and experience Experience in diagnostics and troubleshooting of mechanical and/or electrical equipment 2 Years technical school education or the equivalent job-related knowledge and appropriate gas piping related license Possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver---s License (CDL) Previous experience with plumbing, electrical, heating and air installation/maintenance Physical Requirements: Must work outdoors in adverse weather conditions; lifting up to 75 lbs.; frequent walking, reaching, pushing, pulling, bending, squatting, stooping, crawling, standing, digging, climbing; works on uneven terrain, many times with heavy vegetation; manual dexterity (hand/eye coordination); keen eyesight; good hearing; good sense of smell; comes in frequent contact with insects and animals; ability to use breathing apparatus when responding to gas leaks. Other Requirements: Subject to extended working hours. Travel Requirements: Greater than 75%.

Keywords: Construction Industry, New Orleans , Natural Gas Pipeline Operator, Professions , Hammond, Louisiana

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