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Crewman/Senior Crewman

Date: Oct 16, 2020

 

Title: Crewman/Senior Crewman
Location: Lovington
State and City: New Mexico - Lovington
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager: Ronald C Higgins

Recruiter: Gabriela Rodriguez Piedra

 

This position will be open to internal and external applicants and will close on Friday, October 30, 2020.

Placement is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.

 

Crewman

 

POSITION CONCEPT

Under general supervision, provides labor support for gas distribution and/or transmission construction, maintenance, installation, and emergency response.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Frequently work around live gas mains and services when performing taps, stop-offs, or tie-ins. Prepare job site for safe operations establishing safe work zones
  2. Excavates site using manual tools, excavating machinery, and shoring following all safety procedures and requirements
  3. Performs intermediate excavation and primary shoring duties
  4. Operate large vehicles and equipment such as, but not limited to, crew trucks, trenchers and backhoes with general oversight from experienced operators
  5. Operate and use hand tools, small equipment and machinery such as jackhammers, power tools, shovels, tampers and pneumatic/hydraulic equipment as required
  6. Installation and maintenance of steel pipe or non-steel systems Polyethylene (PE) plastic pipe utilizing heat fusion and/or electrofusion
  7. May perform electrofusion as needed by department
  8. Lays gas pipe as the layout trainee level
  9. Installs caution tape and tracer wire, if applicable
  10. Read, interpret and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and maps
  11. Loads and unloads materials and equipment and keeps vehicles stocked with materials
  12. Performs various new construction, maintenance or repair work of natural gas infrastructure tasks such as priming and wrapping steel pipe, installation of tracer wire, and anodes
  13. Performs various safety tests, including pressure tests, on gas pipelines
  14. Operate and perform preventative and corrective inspections on company vehicles and equipment
  15.  Participate in job hazard analysis daily or as often as conditions change
  16. May be asked to perform other task as needed

 

RELATIONSHIPS

                             Key Internal:      Operations employees

                             Key External:     Contractors, Customers, Government and/or Vendors

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

                             Required:            High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

 

Licenses/Certifications

                               Required:              Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable Operator Qualifications (OQs). Depending upon the position and/or geographic location, may be required to possess a Journeyman Gas Fitter's License (JGL). Annual fit testing requirements for respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Must possess a valid driver's license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company. Must obtain and maintain a valid Commercial Driver's Licenses (CDL) within six (6) months of hire.

 

Experience 

Related Experience

                             Required:            Zero (0) to three (3) years of direct work experience performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this or similar position.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

                         Required:        Ability to gain a working knowledge of and ability to operate various power tools. Safety-related expertise and methodologies of gas systems. Ability to acquire a basic understanding of company policies, procedures, and related government agency regulations. Ability to prepare simple reports and transaction forms. Ability to exercise sound judgment based on training and experience in gas construction. Ability to work well with others.   

 

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

Speaks up on safety, health and the environment

Takes ownership and acts with integrity

Drives operational excellence for customers

Builds strong collaborative relationship

Develops people and teams

Cultivates innovation and embraces change

Thinks strategically and exercises sound judgement

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Construction and/or field environment. May be required to work overtime and/or be on-call and handle emergency response as needed. Will be exposed year-round to outside weather conditions. Work often involves exposure to extreme heat and cold, uneven terrain, high-pressure natural gas, blowing gas, and gas fumes. May be required to work at various job sites and locations for extended periods. Personal protective equipment needed including but not limited to, safety glasses, puncture resistance boots, hard hat, respirator, and SCBA; worn while performing the field functions.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS

Regularly required to stand and walk with the ability to bend, twist, balance, and climb frequently. Occasionally sit to drive vehicles and operate heavy equipment. Manual dexterity is required to lift, carry and/or maneuver up to 80 pounds by reaching, handling, kneeling, and/or crouching

 

Crewman Sr. 

 

POSITION CONCEPT

Under limited supervision, provides labor support for gas distribution and/or transmission construction, maintenance, installation, and emergency response.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Leads and performs all duties at the expert level
  2. Performs various new construction, maintenance or repair work of natural gas infrastructure such as priming and wrapping steel pipe, installation of tracer wire, and anodes
  3. Frequently work around live gas mains and services when performing taps, stop-offs, or tie-ins. Prepare job site for safe operations establishing safe work zones
  4. Excavates site using manual tools, excavating machinery, and shoring following all safety procedures and requirements
  5. Operate large vehicles and equipment such as, but not limited to, crew trucks, backhoes and trenchers
  6. Performs steel ARC or Oxy acetylene welding if certified (certification subject to department need)
  7. Read, interpret and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and maps
  8. Ensures that right-of-way and environmental requirements are met (as needed by location)
  9. Loads and unloads materials and equipment and keeps vehicles stocked with materials
  10. May perform odorant tests as needed (as needed by location)
  11. Operate and perform preventative and corrective inspections on company vehicles and equipment
  12. Participate in job hazard analysis daily or as often as conditions change
  13. Crewmen who possess Journeyman Gasfitters license may perform routine, after hours, and emergency light ups (as needed by location)
  14. May be required to assume the role of Foreman when necessary
  15. May be asked to perform other tasks as needed

 

RELATIONSHIPS

                             Key Internal:      Operations employees

                             Key External:     Contractors, Customers, Government and/or Vendors

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

                            Education                                                                                                                                                                               

Required:         Required:      High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

 

Licenses/Certifications

                             Required:            Must be able to obtain and maintain all applicable Operator Qualifications (OQs). Depending upon the position and/or geographic location, may be required to possess a Journeyman Gas Fitter’s License (JGL). Annual fit testing requirements for respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Must possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDL) and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company.

 

Experience 

Related Experience

                             Required :            Three (3) years of direct work experience performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this or similar position.  

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

                           Required:         Technical knowledge and skill necessary to certify or qualify as an equipment operator as needed by location. Working knowledge of gas properties and characteristics. Working knowledge of gas distribution and/or transmission systems. Working knowledge of department functions, role, and responsibility concerning the Company's overall operation. General understanding of Company policies, procedures, and related government agency regulations, including the Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance. Ability to analyze job hazards, maintenance, and/or repair complex gas infrastructure problems. Working knowledge of and ability to operate various power tools. Ability to use good judgment based on experience and formal training and experience in gas construction. Ability to work well with others.

 

LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES

Speaks up on safety, health and the environment

Takes ownership and acts with integrity

Drives operational excellence for customers

Builds strong collaborative relationship

Develops people and teams

Cultivates innovation and embraces change

Thinks strategically and exercises sound judgement

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Construction and/or field environment. May be required to work overtime and/or be on-call and handle emergency response as needed. Will be exposed year-round to outside weather conditions. Work often involves exposure to extreme heat and cold, uneven terrain, high-pressure natural gas, blowing gas, and gas fumes. May be required to work at various job sites and locations for extended periods. Personal protective equipment needed including but not limited to, safety glasses, puncture resistance boots, hard hat, respirator, and SCBA; worn while performing the field functions.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS

Regularly required to stand and walk with the ability to bend, twist, balance, and climb frequently. Occasionally sit to drive vehicles and operate heavy equipment. Manual dexterity is required to lift, carry and/or maneuver up to 80 pounds by reaching, handling, kneeling, and/or crouching.

 

New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!

  

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!

  

NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.

 

New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  

NMGC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

  

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at NMGC will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

 

 

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

  

  

ADA policy
It is the policy of NMGC to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.

  

Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.

 

Employment for this position will be contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment requirements, which include a background screen and drug test.  Also, pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


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