CenterPoint Energy Construction & Maintenance Technician IV in Conway, Arkansas
Construction & Maintenance Technician IV - GO 02163
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As the Construction & Maintenance Technician IV, you will perform company field operations including manual labor and other duties necessary to accomplish the installation, repair, construction, and maintenance of natural gas distribution systems.
Specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to:
Leads and directs all gas distribution work for a construction crew.
Installs, repairs or replaces steel and plastic pipe.
Ensures that each crew member knows safety polices and practices, monitors for compliance, coaches in the field.
Ensures gas lines and other utility lines are located prior to excavation.
Ensures plastic and steel welding performed by crew members meets standards.
Transports required equipment, tools, and supplies to work site.
Provides First Responder assistance in emergency situations.
Completes paperwork as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED
Valid Driver’s License
Requires a minimum of five (5) years experience in construction, installation and/or maintenance systems (to include one of the following: natural gas distribution; piping systems; water, sewer, or electric utility; state/city/county/parish and the oil industry). Two
Must include one (1) year of experience welding steel pipe.
Must obtain Class A CDL within 90 days of employment
Must pass company welding certification within 90 days of employment.
Preferred Experience, Education and Skills:
Heavy equipment operator
Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
Able to use a variety of hand tools and power tools, including picks, shovels, sharpshooters, pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, bolt cutters, pavement saws, jack hammers, air guns, etc.
Able to operate a motor vehicle and heavy equipment and the ability to enter and exit vehicle unassisted
Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop
Able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch for extended periods of time
Able to exert routine physical effort on a daily basis
Able to handle emergency situations, including possible exposure to gaseous atmospheres on occasion.
Able to work rotating shifts, if required.
Able to respond to emergency calls and/or call-outs and occasionally return to work while off duty.
Able to certify and don personal protective equipment, such as respirator, safety glasses, hardhat, gloves, protective footwear and earplugs on a daily basis.
Able to be included in random drug screen pool required for DOT drivers and DOT safety sensitive positions.
May be required to remain in the service area during emergency events and assume responsibilities assigned by the company to aide in restoration efforts
Job Location: Conway, AR
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Job Operations - Service
Primary Location US-AR-Conway
Job Posting Jul 21, 2021
Posting End Date Jul 31, 2021
Req ID: GO 02163