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Upcoming Opportunities - Utility B - Columbia Gas of  KY (Lexington, KY) in Lexington, KY at NiSource

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lexington, KY
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    921646

Job Description

Introduction

Welcome!!

 Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Inc. is looking for safety-conscious individuals with enthusiasm, customer service skills, mechanical aptitude, an excellent driving record and a willingness to learn.

Natural gas technical experience not required- Our comprehensive training program will provide you with the necessary skills and abilities to be successful.

 WE VALUE WORKPLACE DIVERSITY!


Location Information

 The positions are located in Lexington, KY.


Responsibilities

The current needs of the Lexington, KY Operations Center are unknown at this time. This job posting is being utilized to create a candidate pool in the event that position(s) become available.

All candidates will be required to pass an Operations Job Fit Analysis , Aptitude Assessment during application screening, as well as a drug screen, physical capacity assessment, and background and motor vehicle report screenings in the event of a job offer being made.

THE POSITION THAT WE ARE HIRING FOR WITHIN THE LEXINGTON, KY OPERATING CENTER:

  • UTILITY B

WE HAVE VARIOUS SHIFTS ESTABLISHED TO BEST SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS WITHIN THE SERVICE TERRITORY.


UTILITY B RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in the installation, repair, and replacement of distribution facilities such as mains, services, regulators, and structures:
  • Digs ditches
  • Installs clamps
  • Sleeves
  • Couplings other fittings
  • Backfills and replaces surface of ditch or bellhole
  • Cuts and coats steel or plastic pipe
  • Pressure tests by soap suds or drop test method
  • Installs and operates by-pass and bags lines
  • Barricades and flags excavations
  • Raises or lowers curb box
  • Replaces curb stops
  • May be required to read meters or locate lines on request
  • Applicant must possess a valid driver's license with CDL preferred
  • Must obtain CDL within 6 months of employment
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and demonstrated skills in the use of hand tools, gas/water line installations, construction trades with experience operating backhoe preferred
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations concerning pipeline safety and underground construction preferred.

Education Level

Diploma from an accredited high school or a GED


Other Information

 NOTE ABOUT POSITIONS

Successful applicant must be willing and able to accept shift and emergency assignments and work overtime, be on-call, work in all types of weather conditions  

Positions are subject to applicable DOT Anti-Drug and Alcohol Misuse Prevention Plan (AMPP) regulations.

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Residency Requirements: 

Due to the nature of our business and your emergency response obligations, the successful candidate must live within 20 miles from 100 E Main Street, Lexington, KY and maintain permanent residence in this living requirement while employed by Columbia Gas of Kentucky.

Relocation assistance is not available for these positions.

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OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE POSITION:

This position is subject to an Operations Job Fit Analysis, Operations Aptitude Assessment, and a Physical Capacity Assessment.

Passing any of the required assessments does not guarantee employment but rather the opportunity to continue through the application process.

This position is also subject to a successful Background Check, Drug Screen, and DOT Physical for applicable DOT positions. Successful candidates must also possess a safe Motor Vehicle history as determined by Columbia Gas.

All correspondence for this position will be sent via e-mail from either hrdeliveryteam@nisource.comor from another user @nisource.com. Please be sure to check your e-mail frequently throughout the hiring process as well as your junk mail in case any correspondence should be filtered out of your inbox.

After each Assessment, your qualifications will be reviewed in relation to the requirements for the position. Should there be a match, you will be contacted with the next steps in the process. We will be evaluating many candidates during this time period and sincerely appreciate your patience during the process.

For more information regarding the hiring process for this position, please copy and paste the below link into your browser:
https://careers.nisource.com/opportunities/skilled-trades/gas-distribution.

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SAFETY INFORMATION

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.


Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.


How To Apply

 For consideration to be placed in the 'Candidate Pool', please apply on-line at www.nisource.jobs on or before September 30, 2018!

At the close of the job posting, within 48 hours, you will be sent a link to a website in order to complete the Operations Job Fit Analysis.   Applicants will have 5 business days (from the date and time the email is sent) to complete the assessment, so please have a valid email in the applicant data section of PeopleSoft Recruiting.   All applicants will be notified of their results and the next steps in our process. If you DO NOT receive instructions for the operations job fit analysis within 48 hours of the close of the posting, please contact hrdeliveryteam@nisource.com.


Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource companies are Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employers and do not discriminate in any employer/employee relations based on race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.  NiSource companies require all employees to adhere strictly to this policy.

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By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

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