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CenterPoint Energy Construction & Maintenance Mechanic Operator - LCL340 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Construction & Maintenance Mechanic Operator - LCL340 - 50272550

Center Point Energy is looking for a Construction & Maintenance Mechanic Operator - LCL340 to join our Team , located in Coon Rapids/Minneapolis, MN .

You will have the ability to install, protect, and maintain gas services and mains. Operate and maintain several types of construction equipment to accomplish installation, maintenance and protection of the gas distribution system.

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

  • Subsides metro and parking discounts

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • 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:

  • Perform various tasks associated with installation of gas mains and services to prepare and restore the construction site including maintenance, replacement, corrosion control and leak detection on mains and services in compliance with company standards and procedures, to safely and efficiently deliver natural gas to customers.

  • Operate construction equipment used in the repair, replacement, and installation of gas mains and services, including the preparation and restoration of the construction site for completion of assigned projects.

  • Perform routine operator maintenance on construction equipment to assure safe and efficient performance and minimal downtime.

  • Drive crew truck and other trucks, some with trailer attached to transport construction equipment and necessary crew materials to job locations.

  • Assist with other related tasks as apparent or assigned including meter hanging and customer piping tie-in when appropriate to ensure efficient operation of the crew.

Your background includes:

  • Requires successful completion of a certification program at an accredited educational institution in natural/propane gas distribution, installation and repair, or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent technical skills.

  • Requires one year’s experience in the installation and repair of services and mains and the requisite knowledge and operating experience of various excavation equipment e.g., trencher, tractor, backhoe.

A bonus to be:

  • Able to meet and maintain performance and attendance criteria for the job.

  • Able to currently meet the Operator Qualification requirements for this position or become qualified within the timeframe established by the company.

  • Able to obtain a valid Journeyman Gasfitter’s Certificate of Competency and a CNP P.E. Fusion Qualification Certificate within timeframe established by the company.

  • Able to demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of safety procedures, practices, and policies.

  • Able to solve problems with logical solutions and make sound decisions.

  • Able to have positive customer relations skills, integrity, creativity, flexibility and cooperative working relations.

  • Able to possess a valid Minnesota CDL or obtain one in six months, DOT Health Card, and have a safe driving record as determined by the Company.

  • Able to use a variety of hand tools and power tools including shovel, pipe wrenches, jackhammer, backhoe.

  • Able to demonstrate commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Ethics and Compliance Code of Conduct, and other Company policies and procedures and do so consistently, take all required training courses and do so timely.

  • Able to demonstrate respect for all individuals, adhere to the Company’s values and business practices and do both consistently.

  • Able to meet all physical requirements, competency-based assessments, pre-employment background checks, pre-employment drug screen and other selection criteria determined by the Company.

  • Able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise maneuver objects.

  • Able to distinguish the differences between all colors.

  • Able to walk, bend, stoop and climb on a daily basis.

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

  • Able to use a variety of hand tools and power tools including shovel, pipe wrenches, jackhammer, backhoe.

  • Able to wear personal protective equipment, such as air respirator, safety glasses, hard hats, gloves, protective footwear and ear plugs.

  • Able to work outside in extreme weather conditions.

  • Able to have access to personal vehicle to drive to worksite.

  • Able to work a reasonable amount of overtime, and respond to call outs for work assignments at all hours.

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


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 - Maint & Tech Services I

Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis-South 501

Other Locations US-MN-Coon Rapids-Coon Rapids

Job Posting Nov 23, 2022

Posting End Date Dec 9, 2022

Req ID: 50272550