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Hot Tap Technician - B

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Location: BALTIMORE, MD, United States
Organization: Baltimore Gas & Electric Co
Job ID: 246004
Date Posted: Feb 2, 2023
Job: Field Services

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Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  (*essential job functions)
The Hot-Tap Tech B position is a feeder position in the Job Family for the Pipeline Mechanic.  All task, duties and responsibilities listed below assume the Pipeline Mechanic B is working under the direct supervision of a Hot-Tap Tech or other qualified employee or has achieved demonstrated qualification to perform the task independent of direct supervision.

Performs specialized operations in the construction and maintenance of the gas distribution system, including but not limited to hot taps on all size pipes and bypass construction.

Assists in the set up and operation of equipment involving boring, drilling, cutting, tapping, splitting, bursting, stopping off pressurized mains and services. 

Performs routine maintenance and adjustments on all equipment required for these operations.

Performs butt, electric and sidewall fusion on plastic piping.  

Cleans and maintains all equipment involved in operations.  

Assists in specialized adjustments and maintenance operations on valves, expansion joints and other appurtenances involving the gas system. 

Supports crews in bar holing and leak search.  Provides gas service to new construction as necessary, 

Makes repairs to pipelines and pipe coatings as required by Pipeline/Distribution Integrity. 

Acquires skills to interprets system prints and drawings. 

Provides assistance with main and service connections.

Excavates job sites.  Operates truck-mounted cranes, mobile cranes, back hoes, mini excavators, trenchers and other specialized equipment & vehicles and equipment to transport equipment and conduct job specific activities.

Assists crews with lagging holes and assembling shoring (air and stick). 

Operates mechanized man lifts and may be required to work on platforms and at heights.  

Works with contractors. 

Proactively monitors latest operator qualification requirements and arranges training accordingly.

Working knowledge of Asset Suite 8 and Mobile Maps & GIS software.

Assists crews to facilitate tapping and stopping operations. 

Assists company and contractor welders.

Fabricates piping for construction work. 

Is required to work during emergencies and may be subject to work night shifts.

Works in deep trenches near pressurized mains and near vehicular traffic concentrations.

Subject to 24 hour a day call-in.

All work, including emergency work performed under all weather conditions.

Operates truck-mounted crane.

Job Specifications:

One-year experience in underground construction including tapping/stopping operations, pipe bursting, insertion of casing, auguring, and drilling under highways.

Knowledge of and 1-year experience using the tools, equipment and procedures used in the construction and maintenance of the gas system.

Ability to interpret construction drawings.

Must satisfy respirator qualifications.

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

Must complete all required Operator Qualification training and maintain recertifications as required.

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, if required, consistent with the Labor Agreement.


Senior Qualified 

Number of openings -1

Location-Spring Gardens


High School diploma or equivalent and one-year of experience in underground construction including tapping/stopping operations, pipe bursting, insertion of casing, auguring, and drilling under highways.  Also, must have one year of experience using the tools, equipment and procedures used in the construction and maintenance of the gas system.

Disclaimer:  May perform other duties as assigned.  May be required to respond to emergency events.

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