Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Pipefitter Apprentice in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Gas Pipefitter Apprentice
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft
Pay Range $22.69 to $30.57
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Posting Close Date 8/9/20
Gas Pipefitter Apprentice
Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. That’s why we invest in our employees through a comprehensive benefit and wellness plan, generous vacation and sick time, tuition assistance, training and development opportunities, and a substantial pension (PERA) program. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in a sought-after community. Want to know more about Colorado Springs? Look here: http://www.choosecoloradosprings.com
Colorado Springs Utilities is hiring two (2) Gas Pipefitter Apprentices who will be responsible for assisting in the construction, repair, and maintenance of Utility piping, cable, and conduit systems. This position is part of a four (4) year certified Department of Labor (DOL) apprenticeship program. VA benefits are available to qualified applicants. The program consists of a combination of both classroom and on the job training. The successful candidate needs to be innovative, self-motivated, capable of handling multiple projects, prioritize tasks and work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines and communicate with all levels of the organization.
This position is part of a formal apprenticeship program within the Gas Pipefitter trade. As such, pay for this position will begin at the entry-level unless previous apprenticeship documentation is provided. In addition, 3rd and 4th-year apprentices must reside in the Service Territory during on-call rotation schedules.
Working overtime, weekends, holidays, and 24-hour callout is required as business needs demand.
In this apprenticeship you will learn to:
Assist in the construction of installing Gas mains and service lines, repairs and maintenance, also installation of electric conduit and cable systems and appurtenances
Use hand operated and electric, pneumatic and hydraulic power tools to assist with the construction and maintenance projects
Gather equipment and parts to complete daily tasks
Comply with safety standards and standard operating procedures in support of an incident and injury free workplace
Respond to emergency situations and assists in repairs
Who you are...
Ideally, you have acquired six months to two years of related construction experience. This position requires the successful candidate to be able to obtain/maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within the first 6 months of hire. The ideal candidate will already have a Class A CDL.
Be a part of a unique, customer-owned and operated four-service utility. With our rare distinction of providing four utility services – natural gas, electricity, water, and wastewater treatment – we offer a varied, fast-paced work culture teeming with potential. Colorado Springs Utilities infuses corporate responsibility and safety into daily business operations with the foundation of decision making focused on our citizen owners , community, employees, and environment. As an employee, you will have an opportunity to contribute ideas and solutions in an engaging, dynamic team environment.
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…
Colorado Springs Utilities offers employees challenging work, development opportunities, and career growth
An incident and injury free culture because one injury is too many
Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential! For more information and to apply, visit jobs.csu.org.
ATTENTION: Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hiring for a variety of positions. Interviews for many positions will leverage remote technology solutions, to include the enhanced use of email, telephone and video solutions where possible. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.
All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .
Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, Colorado Springs Utilities offers a variety of benefits. For more information on our benefits, visithttps://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/benefits/ .
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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Colorado Springs Utilities does not participate in work visa programs or sponsorship of 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 on a permanent basis
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft