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CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years.

Our Vision: Our vision is to become the most admired utility in the United States through the execution of our long-term growth strategy. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people...

Our Commitment: CenterPoint 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.

Job Summary

CenterPoint Energy is looking for a Gas Service Technician I to join our Louisiana & Mississippi Gas Team, located in the Columbia/Lumberton/Hattiesburg, MS area. The successful candidate will report out of the Laurel, MS office, but reside in one of those areas.

You will have the ability to: Perform company field operations including manual labor and other duties necessary to accomplish the installation, repair, and maintenance of natural gas distribution facilities. Handle customer requests and represents the Company in the community.

Essential Functions
• Initiates gas service and performs leak investigations and repairs.
• Locates gas lines.
• Reads gas meters.
• Conducts load surveys.
• Completes work order in system for documentation.
• Serves as First Responder in emergency situations.

Education Description

Requires a high school education or GED.

Experience

Requires no prior related work experience.

Physical Requirements
• 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, kneel, reach, climb stairs and ladders, and crawl in confined spaces such as attics or crawl spaces.
• Able to operate a motor vehicle and heavy equipment and the ability to enter and exit vehicle unassisted.
• Able to certify and use personal protective equipment, such as respirator, safety glasses, hardhat, gloves, protective footwear and earplugs on a daily basis.
• 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.

Working Conditions
• Required to participate in CenterPoint Energy's Emergency Operation Plan (EOP).
• Able to handle emergency situations, including possible exposure to gaseous atmospheres on occasion.
• Able to respond to emergency calls and/or callouts and occasionally return to work while off duty.
• Able to be included in random drug screen pool required for DOT safety sensitive positions.
• Field environment may also involve being around livestock and/or captive animals.
• Able to work indoors in an office environment and outdoors with occasional exposure to all weather conditions, equipment, and noise when at field installation sites.
• Able to work regular hours, with occasional or mandatory overtime; may be required to work rotating shifts.

We want you to know

Being a part of the CenterPoint Energy team is more than a career alone. It's an opportunity to make a positive impact. You will be an integral part of enabling everyday life and the pursuit of possibilities for the customers we serve and the communities we share. The vital services we provide are at the core of making our world work, and by sharing your energy with us, we'll create a better tomorrow together.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

CenterPoint 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
• Transit subsidies
• 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

Job Type: Full Time

Posting Start Date: 06/12/2024

Posting End Date: 06/22/2024

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR
• * 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability
Laurel MS United States

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