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Job ID 11614 Location Providence, Rhode Island Organization Gas Maintenance and Construction Department GAS FIELD OPS NE CENTRAL
Job Purpose

Location: Providence

Key Accountabilities

Applicant must demonstrate proficiency of tasks within 45 calendar days or return to former classification if available.

  • Perform manual labor, including hand excavation, backfilling, handling of pipe, fittings, and materials and does other laboring work as required.
  • Successfully complete training of higher classification duties and obtain proper licenses
  • Drive and operate all C&M vehicles and equipment as required
  • Proper utilization of vehicles and equipment, advising proper authorities when vehicle repair or maintenance is required
  • Assist Auxiliary Operations personnel as assigned.
  • Assist Electric Operations as required performing “wires down” standby and other storm related functions.


  • Incumbent employees from outside the department as of May 21, 2010 will enter at the Technician C (Step 2) but will be paid the Step 1 rate unless otherwise mutually agreed.
  • All employees entering C&M from outside departments hired after May 21, 2010 will enter the new progression at Laborer (Step 2) unless mutually agreed.
  • Must have a high school education or the equivalent.
  • Must have good mechanical aptitude and ability, high degree of dependability, and capable of exercising good judgment.
  • Must have the ability to operate pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, gas hand tools and equipment necessary to perform physically demanding construction related activities.
  • Must pass DOT physical and qualifying tests to enter Department
  • Must have valid driver’s license and be an approved driver of Company vehicles
  • D.O.T. drug testing is a requirement for this position
More Information

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to US Department of Transportation ("DOT") safety regulations.

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