InfraSource Field Engineering Technician in Kansas City, Missouri
InfraSource, a Quanta Services Company: With over 2,000 employees located in 30 locations across 20 states, InfraSource provides a comprehensive scope of construction and professional services to the natural gas and electric industry. Utilities and Pipeline Operators throughout North America choose InfraSource for its extensive knowledge, expansive resources, and unmatched scope of services. With legacy companies dating back to 1954, InfraSource has built its reputation as an industry leader for solutions and a premier provider of infrastructure services with a solid track record of performance, integrity, and - above all - a commitment to safety and quality.
Summary of Position: A field engineering technician will travel to residential, commercial, or industrial sites to locate, inspect, and document underground gas utilities for gas distribution companies and operators under InfraSource, LLC.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Locate gas service lines using maps, drawings, and electronic detection equipment.
Use real-time GPS equipment to upload coordinates of as-found gas utility services.
Take cathodic protection readings, such as pipe-to-soil measurements.
Document and complete quality inspection forms in a timely manner.
Responsible for the safe operation of assigned company equipment.
May regularly be exposed to heat, cold, rain, and other elements of outdoor weather.
May also have to perform physical activities such as using a shovel to unearth utilities.
Must always follow InfraSource and client procedures, standards, practices, rules, and laws.
High school diploma or equivalent is needed for this position.
Must obtain and maintain minimum Operator Qualifications (OQs) and classroom training for position and any other required OQs and classroom training or certifications.
The ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, to bend and stoop, and to lift heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) is essential; it is also sometimes necessary to enter manholes or bell holes.
Since this job requires traveling to different locations, it is important to have a valid driver's license.
As a Safety-Sensitive position, employment screenings; including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required.
- Experience in a similar position is preferred. For example, work related to utility or gas pipeline survey, corrosion, construction, maintenance, and operations.