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Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Construction Maintenance Specialist (Hourly) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Gas Construction Maintenance Specialist (Hourly)

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $26.55

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 9/8/21

Gas Construction Maintenance Specialist (Hourly)

Colorado Springs Utilities’ Gas Construction Quality Control and Inspections team is hiring a Gas Construction Maintenance Specialist. This is an incredible opportunity to gain specialized training and knowledge in gas construction and quality control standards.

In this job, you will be responsible for overseeing scheduled gas standby appointments, providing oversight for contractors and excavators who are exposing and crossing natural gas mains and service lines. You will perform thorough inspections of all construction conflicts and utility crossings that are occurring near gas pipelines ensuring that Colorado Springs Utilities’ mandated clearance regulations are adhered to by all contractors and excavators crossing any gas facilities. You will work daily with internal and external customers to ensure the safety of our infrastructure and the property of others. If you enjoy working with people and solving problems, then we encourage you to apply!

Who you are…

  • Ideal candidates will offer two or more years of construction experience

  • The selected candidate must obtain and maintain operator qualifications (OQ) after initial training, in tasks related to pipe coatings, wrapping and taping, tracer wire, anodes, and test stations, and excavation and compaction standards

  • Must have the ability to plan, coordinate, and meet the needs of customer scheduled gas standby appointments

  • A valid driver’s license is required

The military job codes/duty codes most closely related to this role are:120A, 210A, 21E, 21J, 51H, 62B, 62E, 62J, 81B, 92B, 91L 3E231, 3E251, 3E271, 3E291, 3E2X1, 55131, 55151, 55171, 55191 CE, CM 613, 1300, 1301, 2513

What you will learn about…

  • Colorado Springs Utilities’ Natural Gas Distribution System

  • Gas Line Extensions and Service Standard Manuals, as you establish consistency in maintaining and implementing these gas standards and requirements

  • Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations for steel and plastic gas mains, as it relates to clearance/separation requirements

  • Gas pipeline, and plastic fusion procedures


  • This position requires the successful candidate to work overtime, weekends, holidays, etc. as business needs dictate.

  • This position is classified as an "Hourly” position. As such, if hired, you will be considered an at-will, supplemental full-time, non-exempt employee.

Our Commitment…

Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families, through our comprehensive benefits program. As an hourly employee, you are eligible to receive the following benefits as prescribed according to Colorado Springs Utilities Personnel Policies Manual.

Colorado Springs Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you and your family protect your health and financial security.

  • Medical – Select from three medical plans including a Health Savings Account compatible plan

  • Voluntary Wellness Program – Earn incentives, gift cards, and gym membership reimbursements

  • Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses

  • Life Insurance – Term life coverage

  • Sick Leave – Accrue hours towards time off for an illness

  • Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employee and the organization

  • Retirement Saving Programs - Supplement your pension with PERA 401(k) or PERA Roth 401(k), ICMA Roth IRA, ICMA 457 or 457 Roth plan

  • Employee Assistance Program


  • All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft