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National Grid Underground Field Inspector B6 in Riverhead, New York

Job Purpose

Location: Riverhead, NY

Pay Rate: $30.72- $45.12

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for routines associated with the replacement of paving removed for construction work.

  • Handle field inspection and coordination work for the installation of customer services.

  • Inspect job site to determine field conditions, obtain permits, check contractor crews to insure work meets Company standards, handle correspondence, clerical work and complaints regarding the above, and check contractors bill for accuracy.

  • From records, plans, and through field inspection, determine points of interference between public property and Company facilities and perform mark outs.

  • Recommend changes, maintain close contact with public authorities, builders, contractors, etc., regarding complaints and requirements.

  • Plan work, maintain records, and dispatch crews for PSC programs such as detection survey, trunk main inspection, etc.

  • Make minor repairs to instruments and tools.

  • Inspect contractor crews performing limited construction work.

  • Use pressure recorders and other instruments necessary to perform this work.

  • Check work orders for availability of material and when work is finished, for completeness and accuracy of papers and sketches.

  • Prepare, design, and estimate gas facilities as directed.

  • May include analysis of load demand, required equipment, estimates, sketches, permit application, and resolution of conflicts.

  • Maintain office maps.


KNOWLEDGE & TRAINING: Ability to read and write English, comprehension at a level to post information from one record to another. Maintain files and logs, plot graphs, knowledge of basic grammar, spelling, composition and business writing.

EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in this or related work.

EDUCATION: Two years experience in this or related work. High School plus a limited number of college level courses in math, drafting, engineering, and physics.

* (Incumbents who demonstrate satisfactory performance for one (1) year in this classification and have completed an AAS degree in Electrical, Mechanical or AS degree in Engineering Science, or college equivalent will be eligible for promotion to the classification of Underground Field Inspector A8).

NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of their college transcripts with their job application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for the role. Applicants must have a valid NYS Driver's License and successfully complete a Company driving test. In addition to possessing the qualifications for this vacancy, employees selected will be expected to work overtime in accordance with departmental requirements and to participate in the Company's Emergency Restoration Program as may be required.

Employees selected for this classification will be required to participate in federally mandated drug testing programs prior to selection, randomly on a year-round basis, after an accident and for reasonable cause.

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