One Gas Field Specialist - Transmission Pipelines in Austin, Texas

Field Specialist - Transmission Pipelines

  • Job ID: 1171

  • Functional Area: Field Operations

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Location: Austin, TX


  • Internal / External: Internal and External

  • Experience Required: Not Indicated

Position Description:

Performs a specialized level of construction and maintenance work related to a pipeline system.

Perform installation, maintenance, and removal work on transmission pipelines.

Drive and maintain crew truck. Load, unload, and operate tools and equipment including but not limited to:

Pipe and crescent wrenches

Pipe cutters and threaders

Air compressors and generators

Plastic fusion irons

Jackhammers and concrete saws

Backhoe and trenchers

Combustible Gas Indicators

Tapping equipment

No blow equipment



Oxygen analyzer

Ultrasound equipment

Electro fusion equipment/processor

Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment.

Guide, direct, and/or train employees performing construction and maintenance activities to include:

Low pressure calls

Class 1 leaks

Blowing lines


Undetectable lines

Inspect and/or audit installation of yard lines by contractors. Periodically performs and/or conducts inspections on contracted pipeline construction activities to meet peak demands (as specified by position).

Maintain logs; compile and prepare reports including but not limited to:

Employee performance

Completion reports

Mileage reports

Accident/first aid reports

Orders completed

Leak reports

Advise and inform customers, contractors, landowners, local authorities, and others relative to construction and/or maintenance work in progress.

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.

Part of the transmission crew that supports our transmission system and travels the entire state of Texas. 30% overnight travel.

Position Requirements:

Ability to operate heavy equipment

Possess Class A CDL or have the ability to obtain within six months on the job

Experience with steel pipe and steel welding

Experience in use, function, maintenance, and repair of tools and equipment applicable to position.

Experience with application of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division (tested).

Experience in construction and maintenance of transmission and distribution pipeline systems.

Experience and training relative to:

Working in excavations and/or confined spaces

Basic customer service activities

Customer service emergency procedures

Company and governmental operating/safety procedures

Plastic fusion

One Call System policies and procedures

Working knowledge of welding policies and procedures.

Knowledge of function and/or maintenance of regulators, chart meters, well meters, cathodic protection, and leakage survey.

Experience and knowledge in basic computer functions and relevant software.

Experience interpreting maps, atlas pages, blueprints, GIS sketches, and job orders.

Demonstrated ability to guide, lead, and/or train.

Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

Minimum Applicable driver's license.

Minimum Qualified Plastic Fusion Technician certification.

Minimum Applicable Operator Qualifications.

Lift or move objects weighing up to 20 pounds 10 15 times a day; up to 40 pounds 7 10 times a day; up to 50 pounds 10 12 times a day.

Climb into and out of excavations and onto and off of equipment.

Travel over uneven terrain including but not limited to:







React immediately to emergency situations to prevent injury to self and others.

Smell odorant in natural gas.

Detect and react to warning signals at work sites.

Able to operate tools and equipment required.

Communicate and/or exchange information or instructions including use of company two way radio.

Peripheral vision and accurate depth perception.

Visual abilities sufficient to perform job duties. #fieldoperations

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