Field Tech III, Pressure and Measurement

Austin, TX

Position Description:

What You Will Do

Perform an intermediate level of work in installing and maintaining measurement, regulation, and related equipment.

Install, test, repair, and maintain measurement and regulator settings and relief valves.

Perform gas measurement and regulation on transmission and distribution pipeline systems including:

  • Pigging lines

  • Locate lines

  • Blow drips

  • Change charts

  • Fill odorant pots

  • Regulate gas flow and pressure

  • Monitor dew points

  • Collect gas samples

Conduct dead weight and transfer prover tests on meters and changes orifices on regulators.

Maintain company vehicle.

Process charts and prepare reports including:

  • Line location

  • Regulator installation and removal

  • Operational tests, repairs, and maintenance

  • Mileage reports

  • Time sheets

  • Leakage/line patrol reports

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

Employee may be asked to perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

What You Will Need

Experience in measurement and regulation equipment installation and maintenance.

Experience in use, function and repair of tools and equipment used to measure and regulate the flow of gas.

Working knowledge of application of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division (tested). Apply formulas to calculate gas load requirements.

Experience with:

  • Company and governmental operating/safety procedures

  • Change charts

  • Basic customer service activities

  • Characteristics of natural gas

Working knowledge of transmission and distribution pipeline system operations.

Knowledge of orifice, positive, and dry flow meter operation.

Experience reading and interpreting maps, plats, atlas pages, work logs, job orders, use rates, charts, and operational and repair manuals.

Read and write fluently in English.

Applicable driver's license

Lift or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds 10-15 times a day; up to 20 pounds 5-10 times a day; up to 30 pounds 5-10 times a day; over 50 pounds 3-5 times a day.

Travel over uneven terrain including:

  • Mud

  • Gravel

  • Sand

  • Rocks

  • Ice

  • Snow

Climb fences; walk, stand, kneel/stoop, and driving 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.

Operate tools and equipment.

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

Accurate depth perception.

Visual abilities to perform job responsibilities.

Diversity at ONE Gas

Inclusion & Diversity is so important to us that we made it one of our core values, values that guide and direct our actions as we go about our daily business. We know that every employee makes a difference and contributes to our success through their unique talents and abilities. We also acknowledge that we can accomplish great things by listening and learning from each other.

ONE Gas has great benefits! Here are just a few:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision packages that fit your family's needs.

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401K that is 100% matched up to 6%.

  • Profit Sharing Plan

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Basic and Operation Employee Term Life Insurance

  • Education Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

Position Requirements:


The job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of One Gas. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

ONE Gas, Inc., and its divisions will provide equal employment opportunity for qualified persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military status or genetic information.

Job ID: 5005

Functional Area: Field Operations

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Relocation Provided: No

Location: Austin, TX


Internal / External: Internal and External

Experience Required: Not Indicated