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Gas Crew Member


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Gas Crew Member

Location:Lawrenceville Public Works Facility, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Department:Gas 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



Job Summary

This position assists in the maintenance and repair of the natural gas utility system.

Job Duties

  • Stocks truck with needed parts, materials, and tools.
  • Locates and marks underground gas lines; exposes underground utility lines to identify possible dangers or obstructions.
  • Excavates work sites using heavy and light equipment; operates backhoe, dump truck, loaders, etc.
  • Performs manual labor using rakes, shovels, post hole diggers, pipe locators, and heat fusion machines.
  • Backfills, compacts, and cold patches holes and trenches.
  • Removes brush and trees from rights-of-way.
  • Assists with pipeline construction, fitting, and maintenance; installs plastic and steel pipelines; makes tap connections.
  • Assists in constructing and installing gas pressure regulation and meter stations.
  • Assists with installing new gas services.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Locates and repairs gas leaks.
  • Repairs broken or damaged pipelines.
  • Paints meter stations.
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years or older.
  • One to two years of experience preferred.
  • 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 a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated along with a good driving history. 

Knowledge Required By The Position -

  • Knowledge of department safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of gas utility system maintenance and repair principles.
  • Knowledge of area streets and roads.
  • Knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance principles.
  • Skill in the operation of assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Skill in the use of hand and power tools and of specialized gas utility maintenance and repair equipment.
  • Skill in problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Requirements

  • The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of color, and utilizes the sense of smell.


  • The work is typically performed in a stockroom, warehouse, and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and irritating chemicals. Work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.


  • The supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.


  • Guidelines include county and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of related technical duties. Inclement weather and field conditions contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to repair and maintain the gas utility system. Successful performance contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of utility services.


  • Contacts are typically with coworkers, customers, vendors, contractors, and the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services. 




Please visit the City of Lawrenceville website to apply.

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