Essential functions include but are not limited to the following: (Note: These are subject to change as business and other conditions require):
This is a Multi-skilled position that is responsible for performing pipeline patrolling & locating activities, and occasional valve maintenance and assisting with repairs.
Monitoring Excavations during third party encroachments
Responding and acting on Aerial Patrol reports
Verifying and/or replacing pipeline marker signs
Escorting and ensuring safety with contractors for misc., work, weed spraying, etc.
Assisting NGL Technicians with filter change outs, pump maintenance, valve repairs, etc.
Performing DOT required valve inspections
Assisting in pigging operations
Completing the necessary DOT 195 reports and documentation for line crossings, aerial patrols, exposed pipe inspections, and valve inspections, etc.
Issuing Hot Work Permits and excavation permits.
Must be willing to work overtime and handle call-outs.
Candidate to live or relocate to within 35 miles of reporting location.
Candidate will be subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements.
Works mostly outdoor, in and around mechanical, industrial and electrical equipment. Required to climb about equipment and work in confined areas. Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment. Wears safety equipment as required. Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools. Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position. Routinely reacts to visual, audio and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work. May work in confined spaces (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels). Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level a load up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs., apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque. Must have the ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads. Occasionally must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment. Must be able to walk an average of 5 miles per day and up to 7 miles per day.
Job may be staffed at any of the following levels depending on qualifications and experience: Utility Tech
High school degree or GED
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Mechanical aptitude and basic computer skills
Ability to use and analyze XMAP information and data
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment
Ability to make sound decisions and corrections when problems are detected
Ability to assume responsibility, perform duties, and handle tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions
Knowledge of safety rules and practices
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
Ability to work well in team and independent environment
Good organization skills and customer relations skills
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