Colorado Springs Utilities Natural Gas Pipefitter in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Natural Gas Pipefitter
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft
Pay Range $32.27 to $37.37
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Posting Close Date
Natural Gas Pipefitter
*This job is eligible for relocation assistance to aid with the costs associated with moving to the Colorado Springs area.
Colorado Springs Utilities Gas Construction, Operations and Maintenance team is hiring Pipefitters and Pipefitter Specialists. Our Pipefitters are responsible for a full range of duties associated with Natural 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 Natural 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: $32.27 to $33.88
Gas Pipefitter Specialist: $35.59 to $37.37
As a Gas Pipefitter, you will 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
Complying with regulations/laws/procedures
Obtaining and Maintaining Operator Qualification Certification
In addition to the Pipefitter duties listed above, a Pipefitter Specialist will also be responsible for :
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
Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements and expectations:
Completion of a Gas Pipefitter Apprentice program (DOL or NDOL) or have 4 or more years of relevant experience installing and repairing gas mains and service lines (Operator Qualifications, etc).
Additionally, one year of experience at the Journey Gas Pipefitter level is required to qualify for the Specialist level.
Driving a Colorado Springs Utilities commercial vehicle is a requirement of this position, as such the successful candidate needs to have a Class A Commercial Driver's license, or the ability to obtain within six months of start date (tank and airbrake endorsements preferred).
This position is designated as a first responder for emergencies. The successful candidate will be required to live in the service territory or move into the service territory within 5 months of hire and receive at least one utility service (gas, electric, or water).
The successful candidate will be required to pull stand-by, overtime, weekends, holidays, and 24-hour call-outs as the business need demand. In addition, you will work in hazardous conditions, and subject to working in inclement weather.
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
Dental – Select from two plans including orthodontia coverage
Vision Insurance – Voluntary plan covering a full range of vision care services
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
Disability Insurance –Short-Term and Long-Term coverage provides income replacement for illness or injury
Life Insurance – Term life coverage with the option to purchase supplemental coverage
Paid Time Off – vacation, personal leave, sick leave, holidays, jury and bereavement
Vacation Buy – Purchase additional vacation time
Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employees 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
Educational Assistance – Financial assistance for qualifying courses
Employee Assistance Program, and Long-Term Care Insurance
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.
This job is eligible for relocation assistance to aid with the costs associated with moving to the Colorado Springs area. The amount offered for relocation assistance is based on the distance from Colorado Springs.**
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, including 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 11:59 pm 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 .
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