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CenterPoint Energy Gas Service Technician I in Henderson, Texas

Gas Service Technician I - GO 02246

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

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CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

Learn more in the “About Us” section of our careers web site.

As the Gas Service Technician I , you will perform company field operations including manual labor and other duties necessary to accomplish the installation, repair and maintenance of natural gas distribution facilities. Handles customer requests and represents the Company in the community.

Specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Initiates gas service, performs leak investigations and makes repairs

  • Locates gas lines

  • Reads gas meters

  • Conducts load surveys

  • Completes work order system documentation

  • Serves as First Responder in emergency situations

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Work outside in all types of weather conditions.

  • Respond to emergencies during and after normal working hours.

  • Must live within 30 minutes of reporting office

Physical Requirements:

  • 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 stand, walk, stoop, kneel, reach, climb stairs and ladders, and crawl in confined spaces such as attics or crawl spaces.

  • Able to exert routine physical effort on a regular basis.

  • Able to use a variety of hand and/or power tools.

  • Able to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to enter and exit vehicle unassisted.

Working Conditions:

  • Able to work with routine exposure to all weather conditions.

  • Able to work regular hours, with occasional overtime; may be required to work rotating shifts.

  • 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 handle emergency situations, including possible exposure to gaseous atmospheres on occasion.

  • Able to respond to call-outs and occasionally return to work while off duty.

  • Able to be included in random drug screen pool required for 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: Henderson, TX

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-TX-Henderson-Henderson Office

Organization GO TX ND HENDERSON (10005040)

Job Posting Oct 6, 2021

Posting End Date Oct 15, 2021

Req ID: GO 02246