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Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Pipefitter / Gas Pipefitter Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Gas Pipefitter / Gas Pipefitter Specialist

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $26.90 to $34.10

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date

Gas Pipefitter / Gas Pipefitter Specialist

The Pipefitter role will be responsible for a full range of duties associated with Gas pipeline installations and maintenance including the supervision and leadership of the crews in the absence of the crew supervisor. Additional responsibilities include ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, and safety procedures pertaining to the Gas industry; maintaining records of work performed and materials used; training personnel; operating construction equipment to install new piping and to expose existing piping; pinpointing the location of leaks and classifying type, and ensuring that underground utilities have been located and job sites are safe by using proper barricades.

This position will be filled at either the Gas Pipefitter or Gas Pipefitter Specialist level; placement will be based on the qualifications and experience level of the successful candidate.

  • Gas Pipefitter: $26.90 to $30.94

  • Gas Pipefitter Specialist: $29.65 to $34.10

This role will require working overtime, weekends, holidays, and 24-hour call outs as the business need demand. In addition, you will work in hazardous conditions, respond to emergency tear outs, and subject to working in inclement weather.

In this role, the Pipefitter would be responsible for:

  • Technically proficient with tools and equipment associated with the installation and maintenance of the Distribution system.

  • Connecting and inspecting of gas mains and service lines.

  • Safe handling of gas main/service lines.

  • Operating gas construction excavation equipment.

  • Tapping pipelines

  • Complying with regulations/laws/procedures

  • Obtaining and Maintaining Operator Qualification Certification

In addition to the Pipefitter duties, a Pipefitter Specialist will also:

  • Providing technical guidance and training others

  • Technically proficient with tools and equipment associated with the installation and maintenance of the Distribution system

  • Connecting and inspecting of gas service lines

  • Installing main/service lines

  • Locating and classifying leaks

  • Inspecting/locating underground pipelines

  • Operating gas construction equipment

  • Operating leak detection equipment

  • Tapping pipelines

  • Interpreting regulations/laws/procedures

What does it take to be successful in this job? We are looking for someone who has successfully completed a Gas Pipefitter Apprentice program or has 4 or more years of relevant experience installing and repairing gas mains and service lines. Additionally, one-year experience at the journey gas pipefitter level is required to qualify for the Specialist level. Driving a Colorado Springs Utilities vehicles is a requirement of this position, as such the successful candidate needs to have a Class A Commercial Driver's license (tank and airbrake endorsements preferred). Confined Space certification is a plus.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

  • We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

  • We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

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.

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.

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.

Accessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at accessibility@csu.org or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.

E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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