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C&M TECHNICIAN I - McAlester, OK

CenterPoint Energy McAlester, OK
  • Expired: March 22, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary: 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: Installs, repairs or replaces steel and plastic pipe. Provides First Responder assistance in emergency situations. Locates gas lines. Loads and unloads required equipment, tools, and supplies onto and from truck. Performs other duties as assigned. Installs, repairs or replaces steel and plastic pipe. Provides First Responder assistance in emergency situations. Locates gas lines.Basic Qualifications: Education: Requires a high school diploma or GED. Experience: No prior work experience required. 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 use a variety of hand tools and power tools including picks, shovels, sharp-shooters, pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, bolt cutters, pavement saws, jack hammers, air guns, etc. 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. Able to pass written portion of commercial driver's license (CDL) test within 12 months and attain complete CDL with 24 months. Able to obtain company plastic welding certification within 12 months and company Arc or Oxygen-Acetylene welding certification within 24 months. This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks for this position. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this position at the Company's discretion.