Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Pipefitter in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Gas Pipefitter

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $26.30 to $30.24

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 4/22/18

Gas Pipefitter – Journey Level

Colorado Springs Utilities offers career opportunities in the fast-paced, dynamic gas utility industry. We are looking for an individual who has the desire and self-motivation to join our team as a Gas Pipefitter – Journey Level . This challenging and rewarding opportunity is responsible for the construction and maintenance of Colorado Springs natural gas distribution system which provides service to over 168,000 residents and businesses.

This job is responsible for a full range of challenging duties associated with Gas pipeline installations and maintenance. Examples include ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and safety procedures pertaining to the Gas Pipeline industry. Maintaining accurate records of work performed and materials used, safely operating construction equipment to install new piping and to expose existing piping, and ensuring that underground utilities have been located properly and job sites are safe by using proper barricades.

This role at times will require working overtime, weekends, holidays, and 24-hour call outs as business needs demand. In addition, there will be times you will work in challenging conditions, respond to emergencies, and are subject to working in all types of weather conditions.

In this role, you would be responsible for:

  • Technically proficient with tools and equipment associated with the installation and maintenance of the Distribution system.

  • Connecting and inspecting of gas mains and service lines.

  • Safe handling of gas main/service lines.

  • Operating gas construction excavation equipment.

  • Tapping pipelines

  • Complying with regulations/laws/procedures

  • Obtaining and Maintaining Operator Qualification Certification

Why should you apply? This is an exciting, dynamic and comprehensive team of professionals who make a tremendous impact each day. You'll be involved in every aspect of the construction and maintenance of our mains and service lines. Each day presents new challenges and opportunities for professional development and to make a difference in our community.

What does it take to be successful in this job? We are looking for someone who has 4 or more years of gas experience within the utility industry and/or has completed a gas pipefitter apprenticeship program. Driving a Colorado Springs Utilities vehicles is a requirement of this position, as such the successful candidate must have a Class A Commercial Driver's license or the ability to obtain and maintain within 6 months of hire. We are most interested in your expertise in the following areas so be sure to highlight this on your application and/or resume:

Plastic fusion qualifications such as socket fusion, butt fusion and/or electro fusion required.

Distribution line installation excavation and compaction standards required

Gas material knowledge required

Tapping and stopping experience preferred T 101, and short stop II preferred

Basic corrosion background or experience preferred

Knowledge of safety procedures, trenching, shoring, etc.…

Knowledge of Operators Qualifications required

Leak search experience preferred

Working knowledge of DOT Gas Pipeline Safety laws preferred

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential! For more information and to apply, visit jobs.csu.org.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled.Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

Accessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at accessibility@csu.org or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.

E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft