Atmos Energy Construction Operator 1 in Denton, Texas

Under close supervision, entry level position responsible for performing construction and maintenance activities on distribution and transmission systems and facilities as applicable. Performs such work in accordance with Company, regulatory and safety procedures.


  1. Performs basic, routine work using clearly prescribed procedures. Seeks advice and guidance for any deviations from the norm.

  2. Assists in the installation and maintenance of natural gas lines, meters and regulators.

  3. May assist in conducting leakage surveys.

  4. Completes and maintains accurate records and reports to comply with Company and regulatory requirements.


  1. May be required to hold stand-by duty, work shifts, holidays, weekends, emergency call outs, and occasional extended hours.

  2. Is subject to reporting outside regular work area.

  3. Identifies, addresses, and reports safety and encroachment issues to their resolution and completion.

  4. Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned Company vehicles and equipment.

  5. Demonstrates support for and adheres to the Company-s values, strategies, policies and procedures and learns the core values of AtmoSpirit, Customer Service, Safety and the Company-s Code of Conduct both as an individual contributor, team member and/or leader of others.

  6. Must become familiar with the contents of the Safety Manual, live by the spirit of its intent and become involved in creating and maintaining a safe working environment. Must complete all required safety training.

Educational/Experience Level

Requires a general educational knowledge normally acquired through a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Requires valid driver's license in accordance with Company standards.

Certificates, Licenses, etc.

Must obtain and maintain Operator Qualifications (OQs) and classroom training for position and any other required OQs and classroom training or certifications.

Computer Skills

Requires ability to utilize the Company-s internet/intranet web site and available resources for data entry, reference and/or retrieval tasks.

Communication Skills

Requires the ability to communicate with internal/external customers in order to obtain and/or provide basic types of factual information.

Work Conditions

Works outdoors in all types of weather and may be exposed to extremes of climate and temperatures, high noise levels, rough terrain, and occasional work on ladders, roofs, attics, and under houses as well as confined spaces. May require overnight travel.

May have residence requirement due to call-out response time.

Works as an individual contributor and/or as member of a team.

Physical Demands

Requires occasionally performing activities including, but not limited to, bending, stooping, grasping, reaching, twisting, turning and/or lifting.

Requires acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of smell.

Must be able to lift tools, equipment and materials up to and including 60 pounds.

Other Requirements

As a Safety-Sensitive position, pre and post employment screenings, including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required.

Atmos Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Job: *Operations

Organization: *MDTX-North Reg Denton Area [4592]

Title: Construction Operator 1

Location: Texas-Denton

Requisition ID: MDT32931