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CenterPoint Energy Seasonal Construction Inspector in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Seasonal Construction Inspector - MNG02148

Center Point Energy is looking for a Construction Inspector II to join our Team , located in Minneapolis, MN .

You will have the ability to direct, monitor, and inspect contractor construction activities and completes related documentation to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards, regulatory requirements and construction agreements.

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:

  • Direct, monitor, and inspect contractor construction activities on the gas distribution system to ensure compliance to all applicable codes, standards, regulatory requirements and construction agreements.

  • Attend construction meetings with government representatives (city, county, state) to obtain and provide construction project updates, and relay the information to the crews and management.

  • Provide accurate and complete field construction documentation including a detailed list of materials used on the job and ensures timely processing of related records to maintain the integrity and accuracy of company record systems.

  • Review and prepare daily progress reports for compliance with applicable contracts and agreements.

  • Respond to customer inquiries for construction or conversion information, provides customers with project status updates and post installation troubleshooting to ensure complete customer satisfaction with the service delivery process.

  • Update distribution system maps and performs various construction related and non-construction related activities as assigned to support the service delivery process during the non-construction season.

Your background includes:

  • High School Diploma

  • Requires three years of progressively responsible utility operations or natural gas distribution system construction experience (one full construction season equivalent to one year).

A bonus to be:

  • Able to exert up to 25 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 or crouch for extended periods of time.

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

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

  • Able to work out of doors with some exposure to all weather conditions.

  • Able to work extended hours as required.

  • Able to travel throughout CenterPoint Energy’s service territory in Minnesota when required.

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

  • Able to have reliable personal transportation available for traveling to and from various job sites.


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 - Gas Inspectors

Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis-Linden

Organization MNG DSV NMKT DEV CONS MGMT (10106032)

Job Posting Jan 9, 2023

Posting End Date Feb 6, 2023

Req ID: MNG02148