Gas Meter Mechanic Trainee

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Location: WINDSOR MILL, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 235085
Date Posted: Nov 30, 2021
Job: Trade/Craft

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Job Description


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  (*essential job functions)
Works under the supervision/direction of a qualified Gas Meter Mechanic Crew Leader or Gas Meter Mechanic to develop the skills and knowledge to perform the following duties:

Installing, changing, repairing and servicing Residential, Industrial and Commercial gas piping, metering and pressure regulating equipment.

Installing and removing gas demand meters and recording devices to gather data for special studies.

Performing tests for leakage using a combustible gas indicator and soap. 

Entering meter and service information on standard forms which become permanent Company documents to support customers' accounting records.

Working from Advance Meter Orders or Inspection Reports to determine installation specifications. 

Interpreting prints to order materials, lay out gas piping and fabricate large volume gas measurement installations.
Assisting with Inspections and overhaul of gas pressure regulators, relief valves and monitoring configurations on customer’s premises.

Using and maintaining power tools, welding equipment, rigging devices, electronic gauges, hydraulic presses and various testing apparatus Operating Company vehicles.

Operating computers including MDTs and can manipulate appropriate software programs.  

Is required to respond and work during emergencies.

Must possess physical stamina to perform heavy work, climb ladders, scaffolds, and man-lift in all kinds of weather.

Operates crane truck and other Company vehicles.

Must gain Operator Qualifications (OQ) and all other appropriate certifications to progress to a Gas Meter Mechanic B position.

Learns applicable codes relating to Company and customers’ service regulators, meters and service lines.

Is required to wear personal protective equipment.

Job Specifications:

Knowledge of Company's metering procedures and metering equipment. 

Completion of training program for Gas Meter Mechanic Trainee within specific timeframe. 

Knowledge of Company's gas procedures and metering equipment.

Demonstrated ability to deal with customers in a pleasant, tactful manner.

Gain and Maintain OQ Certification.

Valid Level 1 authorization or appropriate Commercial Driver's License, and ability to meet Company driving standards.

Must pass Construction and Skills Trades (CAST) test battery.

Work toward obtaining basic skills to gain appropriate welding certifications to progress in the Job Family.

Demonstrated ability to write, speak, read, comprehend and communicate clearly and accurately in the English language.

Must be willing and able to work overtime on a regular basis and must be available for callout overtime, when required, consistent with the Labor Agreement.

Senior Qualified

Number of positions-4

Location-Spring Gardens


High school diploma required.

Job experience in the gas industry or other related industries or the equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.

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