MidAmerican Energy Company Journeyman Welder, Will accept apprentice in Avoca, Iowa

General Statement of Duties

Under general supervision, performs duties of Utility Operator and Journeyman-Gas. Must possess the qualifications and ability to produce welds in accordance with Company procedures meeting the Standards of acceptability of Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS)-192 (latest edition), Appendix C, Qualification for Welders of Low Stress Level Pipe. Re-qualification as required.

Typical Duties

  • Performs work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, fellow employees and the public from injury.

  • Sets up, adjusts and operates welding equipment. Makes welded joints in pipeline and service installations and in meter and regulator sets. Makes fabrication or repair of metal parts and reinforcing or resurfacing of metal parts for structures or equipment.

  • Utilizes a thorough working knowledge of reactions of various metals to heat, fusion temperatures, proper types and size of welding rods, various types of joints and size beads to apply to each.

  • Interprets drawings and symbols and performs necessary measurements and layout work in fabrication of piping systems, regulator or meter sets. Performs pipefitting to close tolerances.

  • Performs or leads in the welding of gas systems and equipment in accordance with welding requirements, including cutting and welding pipe, steel beams and other materials, beveling pipe, cutting, reinforcing and placing steel in vaults, tapping mains and services, including welding taps, making necessary tie-ins, and sleeves, as necessary in the performance of regular duties.

  • Performs welding of materials and equipment other than gas at designated locations. Operates main drilling, stopping and tapping equipment.

  • Performs or leads in laying out fabricating pipe and fittings, including fabrication of regulator stations and meter sets; makes off-sets, sags, tees, and bends to degrees as necessary.

  • Maintains work area in a neat, orderly and safe condition.

  • Leads, trains and instructs employees in their work.

  • CDL required

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Pipeline/Highway alcohol and drug testing

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: *Craft/Skilled Trades/Laborers

Organization: *Gas Delivery

Title: Journeyman Welder, Will accept apprentice

Location: IA-Avoca

Requisition ID: 1800285