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Job Description:

  • 1) Patrols oil and gas pipelines and communication systems on foot, horseback, or in automobile to locate and repair leaks, breaks, washouts, and damaged utility wires and poles: Inspects pipelines to detect evidence of leaks, such as oil stains, odors, and dead vegetation.

  • 2) Repairs small leaks, using caulking tools, hammers, clamps, and wrenches.

  • 3) Reports large leaks and washouts to district office.

  • 4) Inspects telephone and telegraph wires to locate broken insulators, wires and fallen poles, and reports findings.

  • 5) Inspects operation of automatic drip bleeder on gaslines to detect malfunctions, such as clogged valves, and adjusts or repairs valves, using handtools.

  • 6) Installs and replaces warning signs along road and water crossings.

  • 7) Prepares inspection reports.




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Job Number: 5916