Gas Leak Survey Technician

  • Springfield, MA
  • Full-time

Company Description

With Precision Pipeline Solutions you’ll be working for one of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in natural gas and electric utility contracting industry. Our mission at PPS is to be the premier provider of the development and implementation of Single Source, multi-dimensional, problem-solving techniques, driving the most effective SOLUTIONS to our utility clients. Our customers will choose us because of our diverse expertise, quality workmanship, and reputation to provide the utmost degree of value.

Job Description

Performs locating above ground and underground gas leaks and identifying corrective and preventive actions to maintain natural gas systems and performs atmospheric corrosion inspection on commercial and residential gas lines.


  • Conducts gas leak surveys on high pressure and intermediate pressure gas lines and regulator stations; pinpoints and documents leaks found in accordance with federal DOT regulations; controls hazardous situations by evaluating the situation; determines the need for evacuation; notifies public safety agencies.
  • Conducts gas leak surveys on commercial service lines, main lines, and meter sets; pinpoints and documents leaks found in accordance with federal DOT regulations; controls hazardous situations by evaluating the situation; determines the need for evacuation; notifies public safety agencies.
  • Conducts gas leak surveys on residential service lines, main lines, and meter sets; pinpoints and documents leaks found in accordance with federal DOT regulations; controls hazardous situations by evaluating the situation; determines the need for evacuation; notifies public safety agencies.
  • Investigates and coordinates gas leak repairs: Gas leaks detected during the surveys are investigated to properly identify and pinpoint source of leaks by using Flame Ionization and Gas Combustible Indicator (CGI) with bar hole testing to pinpoint underground leaks; works with gas crews to coordinate the repairs.
  • Inspects existing pipes for condition of external coating, condition of pipe, and evidence of atmospheric corrosion; works with gas crews to coordinate the repairs.
  • Classifies leaks; prepares clear, concise, and thorough written reports; maps and sketches leak locations; generates work orders to document all leak surveys; maintains logs for leak survey reports, footage surveyed, calibration, and maintenance of leak detection equipment.

Qualifications

  • Ability to act with integrity and respect of personal or public property.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather.
  • Ability to report to Jobsite daily and travel to a new location upon request at any time
  • Ability to walk between 5 and 10 miles per day

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.