Pay Range 13 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$16.2034$24.3051
Hourly (42 hrs.)$15.4318$23.1478
Hourly (56 hrs.)$11.5739$17.3608

Gasline Technician I

Range: $33,703.14 - $50,554.71 (13)
Position Number: 6037

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the gas distribution system.
Participates in the installation and maintenance of gas mains, service connections, and meters.
Locates gas mains and service lines.
Locates and repairs gas leaks and responds to service calls.
Performs corrosion control on meters and piping.
Operates a service van, small backhoe, and dump truck; maintains supplies in van.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge the materials and techniques used in the construction, repair, and maintenance of a natural gas delivery system.
Knowledge of safe working procedures.
Skill in the location of gas lines and mains.
Skill in public and interpersonal relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Gas Distribution Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city ordinances, policies, and procedures, relevant federal and state laws and regulations, and supervisory instructions.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties.  Inclement weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to participate in the construction, repair, and maintenance of the city’s gas distribution system.  Success in this position provides for the safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of natural gas.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, contractors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently walking, sitting, stooping, bending, crouching, or standing.  The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed at job sites.  The employee may be exposed to much noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, and to cold or inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.