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Construction & Maintenance Technician I

Company: Centerpoint Energy
Location: Benton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Center Point Energy is looking for a Construction & Maintenance Technician I to join our Gas Operations AR Central District, located in Benton, AR.You will have the ability to: perform company field operations including manual labor and other duties necessary to accomplish the installation, repair, construction, and maintenance of natural gas distribution systems.We want you to knowCenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.Diversity and InclusionCenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.What we bring to you* Competitive pay* Paid training* Benefits eligibility begins on your first day* Subsides metro and parking discounts* Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off* Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston* Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement* 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.To be successful in this role you will:* Install, repair, or replace steel and plastic pipe* Provide First Responder assistance in emergency situations* Locate gas lines* Load and unload required equipment, tools, and supplies onto and from truck* 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* Use a variety of hand tools and power tools, including picks, shovels, sharpshooters, pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, bolt cutters, pavement saws, jack hammers, air guns, etc.* Operate a motor vehicle and heavy equipment and the ability to enter and exit vehicle unassisted* Operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop* Stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch for extended periods of time* Work on a daily basis in all types of weather conditions* Handle emergency situations, including possible exposure to gaseous atmospheres on occasion* Respond to emergency calls and/or call-outs and occasionally return to work while off duty* Certify and don personal protective equipment, such as respirator, safety glasses, hardhat, gloves, protective footwear and earplugs on a daily basis* Submit to random drug screen pool required for DOT drivers and DOT safety sensitive positions* Perform other duties as assignedYour background includes:* High school diploma or GED* Valid driver's license* Work outdoors on a daily basis in all types of weather conditions* Must be available to respond to emergencies during and after normal working hours* Must live within 30 minutes from reporting officeA bonus to have:* Welding* Commercial Driver's License (CDL)* Heavy equipment operator* Field services/operations

Keywords: Centerpoint Energy, Little Rock , Construction & Maintenance Technician I, Engineering , Benton, Arkansas

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