Natural Gas Field Operations Technician

Location: Bluefield, WV

Who We Are

Utility Pipeline Ltd. is a Natural Gas distribution management company. We operate and maintain Natural Gas service for several Utilities and Cooperatives throughout Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. UPL offers a full range of services in the natural gas industry including engineering, installing, maintaining, and operating natural gas distribution systems, all upheld to the highest standards in the industry.

Job Summary

Utility Pipeline Ltd. (Cardinal Natural Gas) is searching for a Natural Gas Distribution Field Technician who would operate throughout Mercer County, WV and Tazewell County, VA. This technician would report daily to our Bluefield, WV office. Experience in the Natural Gas Distribution field is a plus. This is a full time position with benefits.

General Responsibilities

  • Line locating
  • Construction related work
  • Leak surveys and inspections (compliance related)
  • Annual maintenance on pipelines and facilities
  • Install and remove meters
  • Meter reading and install ERTs
  • Install pipelines, taps, and services (construction)
  • Oversee and inspect sub-contractors on assigned projects
  • Maintain company vehicle and equipment
  • Complete necessary paperwork
  • On-call rotation/emergency call outs

Job Qualifications

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: 1+ years of related experience preferred but not required
  • Valid and clean driver’s license
  • Willing and able to pass a drug and alcohol test (pre-employment and random)
  • Willing to complete required online training and pipeline safety training programs


  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Reliable and dependable 
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Problem solving
  • Service orientation
  • Active listening
  • Safety oriented

Benefits our Employees Love

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 
  • Company matched 401K
  • Company vehicle and fuel card
  • Company cellphone
  • Uniforms with laundered service
  • UPL clothing and boots (t-shirts, hats, hoodies, rain suit, etc.)
  • Life Insurance (free of cost to employees)
  • Begin earning PTO immediately
  • Paid time off for your birthday
  • Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA with company contributions
  • Aflac policies with company contribution
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And more!

For more information call 330-498-9130 Ext 301 or email [email protected].

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