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Eversource Energy Distribution Mechanic - X in Norwalk, Connecticut

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Individual will remove, repair, replace, and install various sizes and types of gas piping; investigate and repair gas odor complaints; operate various types of pavement breaking and road cutting equipment; and operate a backhoe and dump truck. The selected candidate must also perform walking leak surveys; perform underground utility mark outs and perform drilling and tapping of various sizes and types of gas mains. Exposure to environmental elements e.g. extreme heat, cold, etc. May be exposed to confined spaces, solvents, cutting oils, epoxies, flammable gases, and nuisance dusts. Floor to knuckle lifting will be a major job role.


A high school diploma is required. Five years of related experience is required for the fully qualified level; 2 years of related experience is preferred for the helper level.

The selected candidate must have the ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle which includes meeting the physical and qualification requirements for a DOT Medical Card; be able to wear a respirator, or self contained breathing apparatus; perform excavation duties including the use of pavement breaker and shovels; and have access to construction sites that are non-handicapped accessible. In addition, individual must be able to move and lift material weighing up to 60 lbs; and must be able to perform on-call emergency response duties. The selected candidate will be exposed to environmental elements; e.g., extreme heat, cold, etc., possible exposure to confined spaces, solvents, cutting oils, epoxies, flammable gases, and nuisance dusts. Floor to knuckle lifting will be a major role in this position. Individual will be required during periods of trouble call assignment to make themselves available at their reporting base within approximately 30 minutes. Selected candidates will be subject to work shift work. Holding a Commercial Driver's License is preferred.

Please note this positions holds the X title, which will indicate the 2nd shift schedule

Bargaining unit employees with contractual rights to this position will be given first consideration.

This position is categorized as safety-sensitive for the purpose of drug testing. Successful applicants shall be subject to a pre-assignment drug test if the individual is currently in a non-safety sensitive position. As an employee in this position the individual shall be subject to random drug testing. A positive drug test will result in disciplinary action.

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.