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Southern Company Job Openings – Oil & Energy

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Job Description:

Entry level position responsible for completing a variety of tasks in support of field operations to include deactivation of service, delayed match, corrosion inspections, meter paints, reading meters and assisting with other maintenance activities as needed. Serves as a member of a crew engaged in installing, maintaining, and repairing gas mains and service lines. Performs basic tasks including operating heavy equipment, using hand tools, basic leak investigation, assisting in mechanical joining, landscape maintenance and traffic control. Performs meter reading, ERT installations and ERT programming in conjunction Automated Meter Reading duties. This is a bargaining unit position (IBEW Local 1997). This position will have an automatic progression pursuant to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently works a route to complete customer and compliance orders in a timely manner and in accordance with company policies and procedures and operator qualifications procedures.
  • Observes all safety requirements and regulatory guidelines to ensure compliance.
  • Actively and accurately captures documentation in the Mobile Data Terminal and recognizes abnormal operating conditions such as corrosion, meters under stress, etc.
  • Assists in connecting and disconnecting gas service, manually turning meters on and off.
  • Assists in conducting investigations of high bill complaints, stop meters and special readings by meter reading validation.
  • Assists in performing regular meter inspections, paints and maintenance of above and below ground gas systems.
  • Responds to questions from customers and provides answers directly or by referral.
  • Provide assistance with all distribution activities involved with the installation, repair and maintenance of the distribution system to include:
  • Operating basic equipment and tools
  • Traffic control

Job Requirements:

  • Good written and oral communication
  • Ability to use good judgment when working in potentially hazardous and emergency environments
  • MS Office and Computer skills – basic proficiency
  • Customer Service
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Able to operate basic equipment, machinery and simple tools
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to resolve and diffuse difficult/escalated situations
  • Knowledge of assigned geographical territory
  • Ability to smell odorant used to detect gas leaks

Qualification & Experience:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Welding experience or certification; Commercial driver’s license or permit
  • Basic knowledge and use of hand tools and equipment
  • Ability to pass basic skills and knowledge assessments
  • Field operations experience to include distribution crew work
  • Technical school training and certification
  • Experience with heavy equipment operation
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Mechanical aptitude

Job Details:

Company: Southern Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Suwanee, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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