Gas Serviceman – Entergy Louisiana
Myrtle Grove, LA
Authorized to work in the US for any employer
February 2017 to Present
Under general supervision, with some latitude for planning or laying out of working details
Perform work of average difficulty and responsibility
Follow established principles, methods, policies, rules and regulations involved in the adjustment of customer’s complaints on high or low gas pressure service
Adjustment of mechanical defects in gas appliances; to install or remove gas appliances, meters, regulators and related piping fabricating and assembling of gas meter connections,
Make recommendations and advise customers, dealers, plumbers, and others on the proper size pipe, standards, and efficient installation of standard gas burning equipment, etc.
Operate, test, inspect gas appliances such as gas ranges, water heaters, furnaces and other gas appliances on customers’ premises, make evaluation to determine if appliances operate safely.
Connect and adjust gas appliances on customers’ premises if required for testing.
Inspect industrial and commercial gas fired equipment, such as boilers, food service appliances, connect, adjust burner, controls, thermostats, etc. if required for testing
Answer on call at all times, fire alarms and any emergency calls.
Understand the elementary theory of gas combustion and have a thorough knowledge of the fundamentals involved in gas burning equipment, meters, regulators, piping systems, and related apparatus
Have a thorough knowledge of the layout and characteristics of the distribution system, services, and meters
Demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and abilities on specific covered task of the position for the purpose of complying with Department of Transportation, Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration
November 2015 to February 2017
Modified, Installed and repaired all mechanical equipment for the 20+ buildings for the Naval Air Base and gas appliances, water heaters, steam traps, control rod drives, ejectors, water filters, pressure reducing and mixing valves, heat exchangers, coils, coolant, water disposal systems, to run liquid and gases.
Performed and inspected gas piping systems, condensers, cooling towers, draft equipment, including fittings, building fixtures, and different components.
Installed and modified pneumatic control, supply lines thermostats and valves for 10+ buildings
Tested piping systems for indication of leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes.
Planned and layout installations of new and existing piping systems and equipment.
Supervised and trained new hires on job responsibilities and safety
Performed daily operations of using drill presses, pipe and bolt threading machines, band saw, punch or shears
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules
Assist team members during emergencies situation such as security threats, storms and exposed gases.
January 2013 to November 2015
Handled service orders related to mechanical work for heaters, faucets, turbine, pump maintenance, piping and accessory installations, valves and pumps; modify, clean, or maintain pipe systems, units, fittings, or related machines and equipment using hand and power tools or machines such pipe cutters and pipe-threading machines.
Install, repair, and maintain water heaters conditioners air removal equipment, heat exchanges underground storm sanitary, water piping, commercial boiler, flush meters chillers and steam traps. Installs and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meter, pneumatic and hydraulic controls and piping
Assisted with pipe system layouts, installations, or repair per specifications for residential and commercial buildings.
Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, and caulking equipment Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle.
Lay out, fabricate, assemble, install and maintain piping according to the specifications of templates, diagrams, or the particular project requirements; Able to read and understand the isometric and pipe drawings
Owner/ Master Plumber
January 2007 to November 2015
• Understand and Interpret blueprints and sketches to repair, residential and commercial plumbing jobs to determine work details, and permits modify, install and dismantle various pipes and fittings associated with shipboard hydraulic, pneumatic and water systems. Performs fabrication, assembly and testing of piping systems and components
• Supervised lays out, assembles, installed, and maintained pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems for 6+ employees
Generate commercial and residential sales, marketed products and services
Created business and financial plans, forecast projected costs, workforce and revenue.
Created computer software to keep inventory of supplies, prepare order of supplies, keep daily reports, and prepare budgets.
Work with contractors, inspectors, and other providers to ensure safe and acceptable completion of work.
Inspected work site to determine presence of obstructions and to make sure holes cut out for pipe will not cause structural weakness.
training on learning new equipment, high – efficiency products, such as pumps, boilers, heaters, and other plumbing components.
Strictly adheres to corporate, federal, state and local safety regulations prior to setting up or operating any machinery.
Create manpower schedules and prioritize activities to meet customer commits. Communicate effectively with internal and external customers to handle customer issues
Prepare/monitor reports and prepare presentations to communicate ideas, technical information, and process improvement
Provide formal and informal feedback to employees and document performance as needed