One Gas Foreman, Construction & Maintenance in Austin, Texas
Performs an advanced level of inspection work, assists and oversees employees engaged in the construction, maintenance and operation of a pipeline system and related facilities.
Supervise, inspect work performed by employees and/or contractors and assist employees in installation, maintenance and removal work on transmission and distribution pipelines to ensure compliance and/or identify noncompliance with company and government standards.
Drive and maintain crew truck. Load, unload and operate tools and equipment including but not limited to:
Pipe and crescent wrenches
Pipe cutters and threads
Air compressors and generators
Plastic fusion irons
Jackhammers and concrete saws
Backhoes and trenchers
Combustible Gas Indicators - flame-ionization unit
Tapping and plugging equipment
No blow equipment
Electro fusion equipment/processor
Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
Train, test and direct employees performing steel welding, plastic fusion construction and maintenance activities.
Maintain logs; compile and prepare reports including but not limited to:
Accident/first aid reports
Relocations and retirements
Review invoices for accuracy (pricing, quantity installed, materials used, etc.).
Investigate customer related orders and/or emergency situations including but not limited to:
Low pressure calls
Class 1 leaks
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.
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.
Experience in construction and maintenance of transmission and distribution pipeline systems.
Experience and knowledge in basic use and function of computers and relevant computer software.
Experience and training relative to:
Working in excavations and/or confined spaces
Basic customer service activities
Customer service emergency procedures
Company and government operating/safety procedures
One Call System policies and procedures
Work Management Systems
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 interpreting maps, atlas pages, blueprints, GIS sketches, and job orders.
Knowledge of personnel policies and procedures.
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.
Peripheral vision and accurate depth perception.
Visual abilities sufficient to perform job duties.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Job ID: 1727
Functional Area: Field Operations
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Location: Austin, TX
Department: PIPELINE/FIELD SUPPORT
Internal / External: Internal and External
Experience Required: Not Indicated