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CenterPoint Energy Gas Service Technician I in Laurel, Mississippi

Gas Service Technician I - GOM00502

Center Point Energy is looking for a Gas Service Technician I to join our Gas Operations MS Central District , located in Laurel, MS .

You will have the ability to: 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.

We want you to know

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.

Diversity and Inclusion

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.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Initiate gas service, perform leak investigations and makes repairs

  • Locate gas lines

  • Read gas meters

  • Conduct load surveys

  • Complete work order system documentation

  • Serve as First Responder in emergency situations

  • Routine exposure to all weather conditions

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

  • Certify and don personal protective equipment, such as respirator, safety glasses, hardhat, gloves, protective footwear and earplugs on a daily basis.

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

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

  • Submit to 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.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Your background includes:

  • 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

A bonus to have:

  • Face-to-Face customer service experience

  • Mechanical aptitude

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-MS-Laurel-Laurel Office

Organization GO MS CD LAUREL (50046004)

Job Posting Jan 14, 2022

Posting End Date Jan 24, 2022

Req ID: GOM00502