Leak Survey Tech III (Broussard, LA)

Centerpoint Energy Broussard , LA 70518

Posted 3 months ago

Work Schedule: 4/10s (8am to 6pm)


Detects and classifies natural gas system leaks by using advanced technology, including scheduled and specially requested leakage surveys, using a variety of leak detection tools on both walking and mobile surveys. Applies training to identify immediate hazardous situations to protect life and property.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Performs leakage surveys on natural gas transmission and distribution systems using mobile and portable leak detection equipment.

  • Exercises judgment in properly classifying and grading leak indications as to the level of hazard.

  • Completes all required leak documentation and notifications.

  • Maintains documentation of all leak survey activity.

  • Repairs above ground leaks when practical.

  • Conducts both inside and outside leak investigations in a thorough and professional manner. Adheres to company policies, procedures, safe work practices and standards.

  • Knows and complies with O.S.H.A., D.O.T., and State regulatory requirements of leak survey, leak investigation, operations, and gas distribution operations in general.

  • Works with Leak Survey supervisor on reporting, training, scheduling, equipment, and productivity issues.


High school diploma or GED preferred


Requires a minimum of five years of experience in natural gas leak detection.


  • Business and Financial Acumen Understand the impact actions and decision have on the bottom line of the enterprise.

  • Coaching and Development Develop others' capabilities to empower them to reach their potential.

  • Collaboration Eliminate boundaries and drive common goals.

  • Connecting, Listening, and Sharing Maintain open, active, two-way communication

  • Customer Focus Through Service Understand and exceed the expectations of internal and external customers

  • Enterprise Mindset Act in way that are best for the company as a whole

  • Results Orientation Reject the status-quo, find opportunities to improve and drive outstanding business results

  • Steadiness - Demonstrate strength, poise, and an appropriate presence.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to hear oral communication either in person or on equipment such as telephone or mobile phone.

  • Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop, for extended periods

  • Able to reach, grasp and move items.

  • Able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time.

  • Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

Working Conditions:

  • Able to support the Emergency Operating Plan.

  • Able to work indoors, in an office environment, regardless of whether open office, cubicle or private office.

  • Able to travel occasionally, possibly overnight.

This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks for this position. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this position at the Company's discretion.

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Leak Survey Tech III (Broussard, LA)

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