Posted: Monday, February 05, 2024 05:51 PM


What You Will Do Southern Cross is hiring for a full-time position that focuses on surveying natural gas pipelines at a wide variety of locations across the country utilizing our Advanced Mobile Leak Detection (AMLD) vehicle. In this role we are seeking experienced drivers with excellent navigational skills who are willing to work primarily third shift, have proven ability to ultimately deliver results without direct supervision, and are flexible to perform alternative duties during first shift as needed. Driver Duties: Driving assignments will have varied durations, from a single week to 6 months and driving work is primarily completed during third shift. While traveling on assignment drivers receive a per diem to cover cost of meals, travel expenses and hotel. The driver will fly or drive to assignments depending on distance from their home location. Candidates should be comfortable using technology such as tablets and laptops and must be willing to learn how to perform routine troubleshooting procedures to keep equipment in working order. In this position you can expect a typical shift to last 8 hours per day working evening shift (e.g. 8pm to 4am). Click Here to View More About Our Advanced Mobile Leak Detection Vehicles Additional Duties: Drivers are cross trained to perform a variety of additional duties during times when there are no driving assignments available. These additional duties include performing traditional gas leak survey and emissions quantification survey – which is an exciting new field that is highly valued by our clients. Other duties will include performing routine vehicle maintenance and system maintenance tasks as needed. These additional duties may be needed during or in between driving assignments and are primarily completed during day shift (e.g. 8am to 4pm). Training: Training the primary driver duties is typically 2-3 weeks (paid), learning how to perform driving duties to survey pipeline. Training for the additional duties will occur sometime in your first year of employment, depending on the season and volume of driving assignments. The traditional leak survey training typically takes 4-5 weeks (paid) and includes learning how to accurately detect and classify natural gas leaks. This training involves walking several miles per day and working outdoors in all weather conditions and environments (i.e., in and around vehicular traffic, residential and commercial environments, rural environments including tall grass, uneven walking areas, fields, city sidewalks, alley ways and at times encountering dogs and wildlife). Click Here to View More About Traditional Gas Leak Inspection Responsibilities & Duties Ability to travel up to 75% of the year, including occasional weekends may be required. Ability to fly/drive anywhere in the U.S. Ability to troubleshoot basic vehicle maintenance and technology issues as needed. Ability to drive at night and in a variety of weather conditions. Ability to adhere to all safety and quality policies and procedures. Minimum Work Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Valid and current driver's license (a motor vehicle record search will be completed before hire) Must be proficient in using technology to include computers, GPS, and mapping software Physical and Additional Requirements Ability to sit and drive 8 hours per day; Bending, crouching, kneeling, and walking several miles per day; carry a minimum of 20 lbs. of equipment; be able to effectively communicate with customers in a courteous manner displaying excellent customer service and perform other duties as assigned; Observes and follows all company/client procedures; Possess excellent customer service/communication skills; Be available for overtime (which may include weekends); Be comfortable using computers/technology Want to see how our equipment is used to detect gas leaks? View some of the videos on this page: What You Will Earn The starting pay for this position is $19.00 per hour with a pay increase of .50 cents at the 60-day and 180-day marks from hire date. Additionally, this position receives a shift differential increase of $1.00 during second shift, and an increase of $2.00 during third shift. We offer various benefits for your hard work to include Paid Training & Development, Medical/Dental/Vision Plans, 401K Contribution only plan, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and more. Travel Expenses: You will receive a per diem for meals and approved expenses when traveling, paid travel and hotel. The Field Service Technician will fly or drive to AMLD assignments depending on distance from home project. While on assignments that exceed two weeks, drivers will be granted the opportunity to travel back to their home location one weekend per month. Travel Duties & Work Shift: Some comfort with technology and a willingness to learn in a technical environment is preferred. When on a traveling AMLD driving assignment, you can expect to drive nightly typically 8 hours per day working 3rd shift (sundown - early AM). EEO Statement Southern Cross Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

Price - 41500 - 52600

• Location: Birmingham, AL Birmingham, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9074538971 Birmingham

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