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Leakage Survey Technician

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, 32207

Company: TECO

Title: Leakage Survey Technician    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Jacksonville
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

Power up a career with us. Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 

 

If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  

 

TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 

 

TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 

 

Leakage Survey Technician

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Overtime work includes weekends and holidays. May require flexible hours including nights based on business needs within divisional guidelines. Must to travel to other divisions around the state including overnight stays to perform leak survey activities. Must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform assignments in hazardous traffic environments, and use/wear appropriate safety equipment.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to independently operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to independently enter/exit a motor vehicle as required during an eight hour shift.
  • Must be able to bend and/or stoop requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Must be able to kneel and or crouch by bending legs at knees to come to rest at knees and bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  • Must be able to walk, stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to grasp/handle small hand tools and other objects by applying pressure with fingers and palms.
  • Must be able to pull, push, lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have vision correctable to 20/40.
  • Must not have an average hearing loss greater than 40 decibels in the better ear at frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 with or without a hearing aid.
  • Must be able to smell gas odorant in normal concentrations.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions by extending arms and hands in any direction with substantial movement of wrists, hands and fingers.
  • Must be able to physically express ideas in writing.
  • Must be able to rotate and revolve body (twist) as to face in another direction.
  • Must be able to work outside for extended periods of time and in potential safety hazards.
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions)

 

POSITION CONCEPT

The Leakage Survey Technician, under minimal supervision, is responsible for performing area leakage surveys, within multiple operating locations, for the detection, pin pointing, grading and classifying of gas leaks using a variety of electronic and manual testing equipment. PRIMARY DUTIES AND

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs a combination of the following:

  • Performs necessary leakage surveys on mains, using mobile leakage survey vehicle.
  • Performs walking leakage surveys as required on services and mains using various leakage survey methods and leakage detection equipment.
  • Performs leak investigations to determine precise location and classification of leaks. Completes appropriate paperwork/documentation.
  • Creates and maintains leakage survey reports and related documentation.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

 

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record; a CDL may be required with certain positions/assignments.

 

Experience

Required: Minimum one year of natural gas operations experience performing all aspects of leakage surveys (mobile and/or walking) to include leakage investigations and corresponding documentation

Preferred: Minimum 2 years performing the duties and responsibilities of this position

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

Required:

  • Must understand basic map reading and be able to operate a computer, communication devices, power tools and equipment appropriate to the position/assignment.
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions, basic algebra and geometry).
  • Must possess sound judgment.
  • Must have the ability to follow complex oral and written instructions, and clearly express ideas verbally and in writing.
  • Must have a working knowledge of relevant pipeline regulations.

Preferred: Knowledge of the geographic area. Possess strong interpersonal skills.

 

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

 

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!

 

STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

 

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

 

TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

 

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

 

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 

ADA policy


It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

 

Application accommodations


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

 

Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

 


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