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Qualified applicants may apply on our website by downloading an application packet at cityofcovington.org, or may apply in person at Covington City Hall, 2194 Emory Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. This position will remain open until filled. The City of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position supervises and participates in the work of the construction crews and personnel engaged in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the natural gas distribution system.
An employee in this class is responsible for scheduling and supervising the work of skilled and semi-skilled personnel working in multiple crews in the construction and maintenance of pipelines and service lines, regulators and meters. Employee is responsible for the safety of personnel and equipment and for assuring that work is performed in an efficient and workman like manner and in compliance with Federal and State regulation codes and ordinances. Work involves ability to deal effectively with the public in regard to customer needs. Independent judgement must be exercised in day-to-day activities. Detecting trouble and making necessary adjustments, often under hazardous conditions involving close spaces and possibility of fire or explosion. Work is performed under the general instructions from the Gas Director and may be inspected for performance and over-all workmanship.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Prioritizes daily work assignments; ensures the availability of tools and equipment.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Additional Knowledge Required By the Position
Possession of a valid State of Georgia Class A or B Commercial driver’s license. Must be insurable by the City’s insurance company.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Motorized vehicles and equipment, including trucks, forklift, tractor, tamper, saws, pumps, compressors, sanders, generators, welders, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, detection devices.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell.
The employee must frequently lift and or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in the proximity of live gas lines, vehicular traffic and in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
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