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MasTec Utility Services Gas Skilled Laborer/Groundman in Gainesville, Texas

MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec – Utility Services' activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Any applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Job Purpose

The Gas Skilled Laborer/Groundman is responsible for supporting the crew by assisting with the installation and repair of gas lines. This position supports the Line team and works with personnel within the department.

Essential Functions

  1. Gather materials for the job that day and make sure the crew has everything required.

  2. Distribute material at job site.

  3. Hand locate existing utilities.

  4. Hand grade landscape areas.

  5. Safely operate equipment, such as rubber-tired backhoe, skid steer loader, directional drill, trencher, asphalt paving machine, etc.

  6. Utilize equipment after the Operator digs the ditch line for gas mains.

  7. Lift heavy natural gas pipelines for installation, when needed.

  8. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma, or equivalent.

  2. 1 year of related experience.

  3. CDL Class A license.

  4. Ability to identify hardware for aerial work.

  5. Good written and verbal communication skills.

  6. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

  7. Precise hand-eye coordination.

  8. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

  9. Ability to operate equipment.

  10. Ability to be aware of surroundings.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 2 or more years of experience.

  2. Experience in gas line construction and/or gas utility industries.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

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All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Gas Skilled Laborer/Groundman

Location: TX-Gainesville

Requisition ID: 40391

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