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Natural Gas Utility Training Instructor

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Prince George County, MD, US, 20772

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


Join the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; Join Us - we’ve got work for the next 100 years!


In partnership with the Local Laborers Union, NPL is seeking a motivated and qualified Training Instructor to oversee the Natural Gas Apprenticeship Program. The primary responsibility of this position will be to develop and teach industry standard and required new hire courses.  

  • Competitive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Vacation/Sick Time and Paid Holidays 
  • Potential Bonus Opportunities 
  • Career Development Opportunities 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Implement industry required new hire training which includes safety and technical topics 
  • Conduct industry required training of OQ and OSHA 
  • Oversee the scheduling, execution and results of all training 
  • Manage workload, performance and development of trainees 
  • Maintain training records and industry required documentation 
  • Enforce all Company Safety Policies 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested 
Education, Skills, Experience Needed
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Minimum 5 years’ underground utility experience and accompanying knowledge of natural gas pipeline construction, excavations, heavy equipment and PPE  
  • OSHA 30 required, OSHA 500 is preferred  
  • Thorough knowledge of standards and procedures common to the gas utility industry  
  • Qualified in various PE fusion joining processes • Certified as an OQ trainer and evaluator 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Creative skills to create both classroom and hands-on learning content and activities 
  • Must be detail orientated and organized 
  • Proficient in teaching large groups of people and tailoring training to meet one-on-one needs 
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines under stressful conditions 
Working Environment
  • Work is performed in a 50% office and 50% field work at warehouse and construction sites
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Must be able to read documents, use a computer, communicate verbally and in writing
  • Mobility required within an office, warehouse and construction site environments
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds
  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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