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Gas Service Worker

Cartersville Gas Service

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing duties associated with natural gas line installation, repair, and maintenance.


  • Checks for leaks in pipes and meters.
  • Operates combustible gas indicator (CGI) to detect gas.
  • Installs new mains, lines, and taps.
  • Lays pipe, tapping lines, and tracing wire
  • Checks cathodic protection on lines when uncovered.
  • Locates lines for other utility workers.
  • Inspects work performed by outside contractors as required.
  • Mows grass and trims trees around meters and regulator stations.
  • Assists with cathodic protection surveys.
  • Changes and hangs new meters.
  • Repairs field regulators.
  • Paints regulator stations and meters to prevent rusting.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of city policies and federal and state codes pertaining to the repair and maintenance of natural gas lines and mains.
  • Skill in operating specialized equipment, including a fusion iron, cold ring clamp, shaving tool, depth gauge, air gauge, and air compressor.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.


  • Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with Air Break Endorsement issued by the State of Georgia

The City of Cartersville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected status.

Interested in applying? Please use the button below to submit your application online. Or you may submit a letter of interest and resume/application to Human Resources at or in person at 1 N. Erwin St. Cartersville, GA 30120. Please direct any questions to Human Resources 770-387-5685.

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