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Mechanic Equipment Operator

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Location: Fort Wayne, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00933970

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Job Title:  Mechanic Equipment Operator

Job Code:  NP630

Job Summary

Operate, service and maintain, according to prescribed procedures, all types of heavy equipment; make minor field repairs and adjustments. Operate tapping machines; test for and repair leaks; install clamps, saddles and sleeves; operate and maintain valves; install large commercial and industrial meters and regulators, oil foggers, odorizers and dust collecting equipment; handle service line complaints. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate, service and maintain, according to prescribed procedures, all types of equipment; make minor field repairs and adjustments.
  • Install, remove, inspect, maintain and adjust all auxiliary equipment such as: backhoes, crumbing shoes, blades, loaders, digging chains, plows, boring attachments and frost wheels that can be used on equipment.
  • Maintain inspection and service records for equipment operated.
  • Perform the duties listed for Job No. 631, Pipe Mechanic.
  • Take reasonable care of Company tools and equipment that are assigned to him during working hours.
  • Keep assigned equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Report irregularities and abnormal conditions.
  • Direct and instruct employees assigned to work with him.
  • Assist in the training of other employees.
  • Perform similar or less skilled work in this classification or, when the diversity of work load requires, perform similar or less skilled work in equal or lower classifications.
  • Perform duties in accordance with the Company's safety rules and operating regulations and practices.
  • Complete any reports and forms used in connection with the performance of duties.

Required Qualifications for Position

Meet the Company's requirements as to General Qualifications; and have the qualifications of Pipe Mechanic, Job No. 631, and meet the following qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or the equivalent.
  • Have the aptitudes and abilities to operate heavy equipment.
  • Satisfactorily completed the Mechanic Equipment Operator's Program within twelve (12) months.
  • An employee with previous experience in heavy equipment operation will be evaluated and classified by the Training Center.


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

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

Safety Statement
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.

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