One Gas Field Specialist Welding - Transmission Pipelines in Austin, Texas
Field Specialist Welding - Transmission Pipelines
Job ID: 1170
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
Performs a specialized level of work related to welding operations in fabrication, installation, maintenance, and removal of pipelines and related facilities operating up to and including 60 psig.
Perform welding, fusing, and/or fabricating work on pipelines and related facilities operating up to and including 60 psig including but not limited to:
Small meter and regulator settings
Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment including but not limited to:
Checking fluid levels
Checking belts, tires, hoses, and lights
Washing vehicle/equipment and filling with fuel
Requisition, receive, and load materials. Drive welding truck.
Perform pipeline construction and maintenance work utilizing various hand and/or power tools and equipment including but not limited to:
Pipe and crescent wrenches
Pneumatic tools and equipment
Pipe threaders and cutters
Squares, levels, and tape measures
Assist in guidance and direction of employees and/or contract workers.
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.
Maintain logs; calculate and prepare reports including but not limited to:
Vehicle inspection reports
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.
Experience welding on distribution pipelines, transmission pipelines, and related facilities operating up to and including 60 psig.
Possess Class A CDL or have the ability to obtain within six months on the job.
Experience in operation, maintenance, and repair of tools and equipment applicable to position.
Experience with application of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division (tested). Application of geometric formulas to calculate pipe angles.
Experience and training relative to:
Working in excavations and/or confined spaces
Basic customer service activities
Company and governmental operating/safety procedures
Welding on pressurized pipelines (up to and including 60 psig)
Guiding and directing work of others
Characteristics of natural gas
Experience in reading and interpreting maps, atlas pages, blueprints, and job orders.
Demonstrated ability to guide and lead.
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.
Minimum Applicable CDL driver's license.
Minimum API 1104 Multiple Qualification Test certification.
Minimum Qualified Plastic Fusion Technician certification.
Lift or move objects weighing up to 20 pounds 12 14 times a day; up to 40 pounds 10 12 times a day; over 50 pounds 4 6 times a day.
Travel over uneven terrain including but not limited to:
Climb into and out of excavations.
Kneel/stoop for extended periods.
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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