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NPL Laborer

Date: Nov 6, 2018

Location: Frederick, MD, US, 21701

Company: Centuri Construction Group

Company Introduction

NPL has built an industry reputation for safe, high-quality, cost-effective solutions and customer satisfaction, installing and replacing over ten million feet of pipe and wire annually. We provide services for natural gas, electric, renewable energy, traffic control, wet utilities, milling/paving, concrete, and work site restoration.  Being responsible for our nation’s energy infrastructure is a monumental task, and one we’ve been privileged to help build, contribute to and maintain for the past 50 years.  We are seeking dedicated people with the desire to learn and build a career while exceeding the highest quality and safety standards. Join us in laying the groundwork for the next 100 years.

Position Summary

Laborers are assigned to a crew to install or replace natural gas pipelines underground. Duties involve physically demanding construction general labor while working around heavy equipment. Laborers move earth, equipment, tools and materials safely into place.

Position Tasks

•    Using a hand shovel, dig around existing utility structures to prevent damage
•    Load and unload equipment and materials
•    Keep worksite clean and organized free from unnecessary hazards
•    Preforming regular maintenance and cleaning on assigned vehicles and equipment
•    Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisors

Prerequisite Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education and Experience

Physical and Environmental Demands

•    Ability to tolerate work in the extremes of weather without complaining is essential
•    Distinguish safety colors with 20/20 eyesight using corrective lenses if necessary
•    Ability to speak and hear worksite safety instructions
•    Withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
•    Ability to work with a heightened awareness within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
•    Ability to stand for long periods (up to 14 hours at a time)
•    Quick and accurate hand-eye coordination to work safely
•    Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice

Provided Training and Benefits

•    OSHA certification training
•    Working safely training
•    Natural gas technologies training
•    Professional Development
•    Employee Assistance program benefit
•    Health Insurance Plan benefit

Conditions of Employment

•    Maintain satisfactory safety record
•    Perform all duties in conformance to safety and security standards
•    Provide own work boots and prescription safety glasses (as needed)
•    Wear appropriate personal protective and safety equipment supplied by the company
•    Pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
•    Provide US work authorization documents
•    Satisfactory Criminal History Check
•    Hold/obtain and maintain DOT medical card
•    Join and Maintain Union Membership
•    Pass all qualification tests

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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