Lays out pipe; welds joints of pipe on service or main line; wraps pipe with tape; welds tapping tee on service and main lines; pressure tests weld.
Prepares and checks equipment including rods and electrodes, torch acetylene rods, gas and oxygen, pipe and welding truck, arc welder, pipe cutters and threaders, slag hammer, striker, ball peen, tip drill and circle cutter.
Helps fill in a bell hole and service line ditch.
Assists service person in finding gas leaks when necessary.
Instructs and directs helper when assigned.
Assists with maintenance and painting of valves, meters, gas vents and signposts.
Performs related duties as required.
Supervises others in performing these and related tasks in compliance with the city’s “operation qualification” program.