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  • 1) Maintains and repairs pipelines, pumping stations, and tank farms by performing any combination of following duties as member of crew: Removes rust and foreign substances from meters and valves, using sand blasting equipment.

  • 2) Pours corrosion resistant material over pipe or applies material with brush or spray gun.

  • 3) Wraps pipe with strips of paper or fabric to prevent corrosion and leakage.

  • 4) Drives and operates such equipment as backhoes, bulldozers, and side booms to dig ditches, lay pipe, and backfill ditches.

  • 5) Positions materials, pipes, fittings, and pumping equipment for carpenters, mechanics, and welders.

  • 6) Installs screw-pipe and manifold connections, using wrenches and pipe tongs.

  • 7) Cleans storage tanks, using squeegees and rakes.

  • 8) Dismantles and restores items, such as fences, gates, and water lines, that inhibit pipeline work, using earth moving equipment, pick, and shovel.

  • 9) Cuts brushes, trees, and weeds with axes and hoes; digs drainage ditches, using shovel; and gathers trash, pipe parts, and equipment to clear grounds along pipelines right-of-way.

  • 10) Spreads chemical pellets along right-of-way for control of tree growth.

  • 11) Loads and unloads trucks.

  • 12) May walk along line to detect leaks.

  • 13) May operate pipe-cleaning-and-wrapping machines to apply dope and wrap pipe.




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DOT:   899.684-026

Job Number: 11239