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CenterPoint Energy Construction & Maintenance Technician I in Marshall, Texas

Construction & Maintenance Technician I - GO 02247

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.

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

As the Construction & Maintenance Technician I , you will perform company field operations including manual labor and other duties necessary to accomplish the installation, repair, construction, and maintenance of natural gas distribution systems.

Specifically, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Install, repair, or replace steel and plastic pipe

  • Provide First Responder assistance in emergency situations

  • Locate gas lines

  • Load and unload required equipment, tools, and supplies onto and from truck

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Work outdoors on a daily basis in all types of weather conditions

  • Must be available to respond to emergencies during and after normal working hours

  • Must live within 30 minutes from reporting office

Preferred Experience, Education and Skills:

  • Welding

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Heavy equipment operator

  • Field services/operations

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 use a variety of hand tools and power tools, including picks, shovels, sharpshooters, pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, bolt cutters, pavement saws, jack hammers, air guns, etc.

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

  • Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop

  • Able to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch for extended periods of time

  • Able to exert routine physical effort on a daily basis

Working Conditions:

  • Able to work on a daily basis in all types of weather conditions

  • Able to work regular hours, with occasional overtime

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

  • Able to work rotating shifts, if required

  • Able to respond to emergency calls and/or call-outs and occasionally return to work while off duty

  • 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 be included in random drug screen pool required for DOT drivers and DOT safety sensitive positions

Job Location: Marshall, 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-Marshall-Marshall Office

Job Posting Oct 6, 2021

Posting End Date Oct 15, 2021

Req ID: GO 02247