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Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania Upcoming Plant/Service Specialist Positions - NEW BETHLEHEM & EMLENTON AREA

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Location: New Bethlehem, PA, United States
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Req ID: R00934958

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Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, 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 preferred, but not required. Our comprehensive training program will provide you with the necessary skills and abilities to be successful. 

Titles listed in the Job Posting below are: 

Plant/Service Specialist

Locations: (See Living Requirements Below)

PA North (New Bethlehem & Emlenton)

The current hiring needs of Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania are unknown at this time. This job posting is being utilized to create a candidate pool in the event that position(s) become available.

Plant/Service Specialist (Technician)

The Plant/Service Specialist (Technician) will work with the operation, installation, repair and maintenance of gas distribution facilities such as main lines and services.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as crew leader over what will normally be a Plant crew engaged in leak repair, service line installation and all phases of Plant work. The Plant/Service Technician will drive an assigned truck, maintain truck inventory and handle necessary paperwork. The Plant/Service Technician will be responsible for the work while at the job.

  • The Plant/Service Technician will also be responsible for all types of customer service work and other related work necessary to render gas service.

  • The Plant/Service Technician must be available for overtime, emergency, and call-out work for both Plant and Service.

  • Must have a CDL within 18 months from the date of hire.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications for Position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Mechanical aptitude and be able to use various tools in the installation and repair of gas distribution facilities.

  • Perform basic math calculations, prepare legible records and understand written and oral communications.

  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Proven track record of comprehending and implementing company policies and procedures.

  • Requirement to maintain applicable OQ qualifications.

  • Must be dependable in terms of adherence to deadlines and presence on the job.

  • Requires skills in reading/interpreting gauges and dials.

  • Must be able to be certified to wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

  • On call, able to work overtime and respond to emergency call-outs.

  • Must be able to read and interpret highway prints and company inventory maps.

  • Must be able to document records, understand oral and written communications and prepare legible orders.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to complete assignments with little or no direct supervision.

  • Requires ability to organize and prioritize duties.

  • Must have strong oral and interpersonal skills, as demonstrated by successful interactions with others where tact and diplomacy are needed.

  • Must have a safe work & driving record to operate company vehicles.

  • Must have demonstrated computer experience.

  • Appropriate class of driver's license is required. Required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License.


Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

Twelve months of gas distribution, construction, plumbing or equivalent work experience preferred, but not required.

Computer software experience preferred.

Experience in the plumbing trade or in field operations in the natural gas industry is preferred

Columbia Gas Living Requirements:

PA North

New Bethlehem & Emlenton

Plant/Service Specialist – 25 minutes

New Bethlehem - 203 Wood St New Bethlehem, PA

Emlenton- 3833 Oneida Valley Rd Emlenton, PA

Employees will be required to reside in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regardless of the distance from their reporting location. All newly hired employees shall be required as a condition of employment to reside and maintain residency within the posted operating area to which they were hired within six (6) months of accepting the position.

Disclaimer for all positions:

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

Please Note:

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

• All positions must be able to respond to emergency calls and work scheduled and non-scheduled overtime at applicable overtime rate. To serve customers' needs, it may be necessary for incumbent to work a schedule or work location other than posted on a temporary basis to provide coverage during vacations.

• All positions will be required to complete applicable paperwork and enter data on a computer.

• All positions require working in all weather conditions.

• All applicants must be able to become OQ qualified and maintain OQ qualifications.

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.

Salary Range:

$36.21 - $44.38

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Posting End Date (if applicable):

Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.

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