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  • 1) Inspects underground and exposed gas pipelines and enclosed areas to detect and locate leaks, using testing instruments: Walks or rides along pipelines and observes terrain for evidence of leaks, such as decayed vegetation, gas odor, and water bubbles.

  • 2) Drives bar into ground at intervals near pipe, using sledgehammer, preparatory to testing subsurface for traces of gas.

  • 3) Inserts combustible-gas indicator-probe into hole and reads indicator to determine location of leak.

  • 4) Inspects exposed pipes in buildings, manholes, vaults, and valve boxes for leaks, using combustible indicator.

  • 5) Notifies maintenance department of location and condition of facilities inspected and tested.

  • 6) May make temporary repairs, using repair dope or gastight clamps.

  • 7) May drive vehicle equipped with detection devices to aid in locating leaks.




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Job Number: 4432