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C&M Leader - Ruston, LA

CenterPoint Energy Dubach, LA
  • Expired: April 15, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary: Plans, directs, schedules, performs, and checks all work in connection with construction and maintenance of gas distribution system. Performs company field operations including manual labor and other duties necessary to accomplish the installation, repair, construction and maintenance of natural gas distribution systems. Essential Functions: Leads and directs all gas distribution work for a construction crew. Installs, repairs or replaces steel and plastic pipe. Ensures that each crew member knows safety policies and practices, monitors for compliance, coaches in the field. Ensures gas lines and other utility lines are located prior to excavation. Ensures plastic and steel welding performed by crew members meets standards. Transports required equipment, tools, and supplies to work site. Provides First Responder assistance in emergency situations. Completes paperwork as required.Basic Qualifications: Education: Requires a high school diploma or GED. Experience: Requires a minimum of five (3) years experience in construction, installation and/or maintenance systems (to include one of the following: natural gas distribution; piping systems; water, sewer, or electric utility; state/city/county/parish and the oil industry). Two (2) years experience in natural gas distribution preferred. Must include one (1) year of experience welding steel pipe Competencies: 1. Business and Financial Acumen - Understand the impact actions and decision have on the bottom line of the enterprise. 2. Coaching and Development - Develop others' capabilities to empower them to reach their potential. 3. Collaboration - Eliminate boundaries and drive common goals. 4. Connecting, Listening, and Sharing - Maintain open, active, two-way communication 5. Customer Focus Through Service - Understand and exceed the expectations of internal and external customers 6. Enterprise Mindset - Act in way that are best for the company as a whole 7. Results Orientation - Reject the status-quo, find opportunities to improve and drive outstand business results 8. Steadiness-Demonstrate strength, poise, and an appropriate presence. Physical Requirements: Able to hear oral communication either in person or on equipment such as telephone or mobile phone. Able to operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop, for extended periods Able to reach, grasp and move items. Able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods of time. Able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Able to stand, walk, stoop, knee, or crouch for extended periods of time. Able to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to enter and exit vehicle unassisted. Able to wear personal protection safety equipment, such as safety glasses, hardhat, gloves, and/or earplugs on a daily basis. Able to exert routine physical effort on daily basis. Working Conditions: Able to support the Emergency Operating Plan. Able to work regular hours, with occasional overtime as business needs. Able to work rotating shifts, if required. Able to work in both an office environment and outside field locations including able to tolerate exposure to all weather conditions. Able to travel as needed occasionally, possibly overnight. Able to handle emergency situations, including possible exposure to gaseous atmosphere. Able to respond to emergency calls and/or call-outs and occasionally return to work while off duty. Able to be included in random drug screen pool required for DOT drivers and/or DOT safety sensitive positions. Must obtain Class A CDL License within 90 days of employment. Must pass company welding certification within 90 days of employment and maintain certification qualifications.