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The City of Eatonton is seeking a Natural Gas Technician & Equipment Operator to assist in the installation and repair of gas lines in Putnam and Jones Counties. The selected individual must be able to operate heavy equipment such as backhoes and bushhogs, must have pipe fitting knowledge and have some basic knowledge of natural gas. The individual is expected to sit for and pass qualification tests in order to become a qualified gas technician within one year of the date of hire. Applicants with current gas qualifications are preferred. The job entails installing meters, radio transponders on the meters, locating and repairing gas leaks, occasional reading of meters and providing customer service in the field. Position will perform other duties as required and will be on call for emergencies.
This job requires the selected individual to hold valid driver’s license, a High School diploma or GED, the ability to read, write and comprehend complex written or oral directives, to translate those directives into operational plans, the ability to plan and prioritize work, and to adjust those plans to meet time limitations. The person must be able to see, hear, walk, stand, stoop, sit, carry packages and objects weighing up to 50 pounds, talk and have the mental capacity to attend and pass qualification coursework offered by the City of Eatonton. Selected applicant must agree to pre-employment and periodic drug screenings and provide a five-year driver’s history at the applicant’s expense if selected.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications may be obtained from the City’s website, www.eatontonga.us, or at City Hall located at 201 N. Jefferson Avenue. Mailed applications should be sent to the City of Eatonton, P.O. Box 3820, Eatonton, GA 31024. Any resume must be attached to a completed application.
The City of Eatonton is an equal opportunity employer and provider of services.p >