Pay Range 15 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$17.8856$26.8283
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.0339$25.5508
Hourly (56 hrs.)$12.7754$19.1631

Gasline Technician III

Range: $37,201.96 - $55,802.94 (15)
Position Number: 6057

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing technical duties in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the natural gas distribution system.
Supervises and participates in the installation and maintenance of gas mains, service connections, and meters.
Measures and draws installation of mains and transfers to maps for future reference.
Operates various types of equipment, including a backhoe, plowing machine, and directional boring machine.
Repairs gas leaks and responds to service calls.
Ensures that personnel follow safe work practices.
Locates and marks gas services and mains.
Performs hot tapping and stopping procedures on live gas mains using Mueller equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of the installation, maintenance, and repair of natural gas distribution systems.
Knowledge of the principles and practices regarding the handling of natural gas emergencies.
Knowledge the materials and techniques used in the construction, repair, and maintenance of a natural gas delivery system.
Skill in the operation of specialized equipment, including a backhoe, plowing machine, and directional boring machine.
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 require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related supervisory and technical duties.  Inclement weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the work.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to supervise and participate in the construction, repair, and maintenance of the city’s natural 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.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
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 and obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within six months of hire.