Southwest Gas Corporation Work Experience Program/Service Technician, Internship -Tuscon, Arizona in Tucson, Arizona

Description of Internship Opportunity

Work experience opportunities are customized for students who want to gain industry experience while pursuing a Natural Gas Utility Technology Certificate. The successful candidate will be employed through a pipeline contractor while working for Southwest Gas Customer Service Department, gaining exposure to natural gas operations, maintenance of natural gas appliances and local jurisdiction Plumbing Codes while learning industry safety standards and procedures. Students are required to continue taking classes towards an Associate of Applied Science Degree or other educational paths to further their pathways in a career in Natural Gas.

Intern Work Schedule: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and overtime as needed

Dates of Internship: Starts January 2019

Location Information: Tucson, Arizona

Work experience opportunities are customized for students who want to gain industry experience. The successful candidate will be employed through a pipeline contractor while working for Southwest Gas Customer Service Department, gaining exposure to natural gas operations, maintenance of natural gas appliances and local jurisdiction Plumbing Codes while learning industry safety standards and procedures. Students are required to continue taking classes towards a Associate of Applied Science Degree or other educational paths to further their pathways in a career in Natural Gas.

Interns can expect to gain the following from this Internship:

  • Exposure to the Natural Gas Industry

  • Hands-on experience in a customer service position

  • Potential for advanced training opportunities

  • Opportunities to apply for regular full-time positions with SWG or contractors

Internship Qualifications:

  • Self-starter

  • Work well on teams

  • Ability to work outside under extreme weather conditions

  • Desire to learn and adhere to industry safety standards and procedures

  • Conform to a culture of safety and reliability

  • Additionally, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of PCC’s course, Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry (ICT 101) and Pipefitter(ICT103)

  • Continued enrollment at PCC

  • PCC program-specific grade point average of 3.0 or higher

  • At least 18 years old

  • Complete physical examination which includes drug screening

  • Background check

  • Successful completion of required training

$18.00 per hour

PAR: 2018-4112

External Posting End Date: 12/18/2018

Street: Southern Arizona

External Company Name: Southwest Gas Corporation

External Company URL: www.swgas.com

Post End Date: 12/19/2018