Welder
Southwest Gas - Nevada

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This position is based in Carson City, NV with Paiute Pipeline.

Employees must pass all written tests and/or hands-on training, or simulations as required for this job classification; this includes all the covered task modules for Operator Qualification. Employees must qualify in all covered tasks in their classification and satisfy all applicable requirements under State and Federal law.

Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a CDL. May be required to work shift work, staggered work week, holidays, overtime, be on call and be available for emergency response as directed. Must reside within one hour of the operations center in Carson City, NV.

Use and maintain protective safety equipment including, but not limited to, self contained breathing devices, flash suits, harnesses and lifelines as required. Respirator use required.

Responsibilities:

Provide labor and advanced skilled natural gas-related mechanical work independently or as a member of a crew; perform all functions required of lower construction classifications; perform shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and/or gas metal arc welding (GMAW), in accordance with company construction, safety and emergency procedures as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of one (1) year experience as a Construction Technician or equivalent. Possess mechanical and physical aptitude, as required, to perform assigned duties. Ability to perform all activities associated with the position responsibilities and meet all special requirements. Employees must demonstrate proficiency in basic layout skills for steel pipe.

Knowledge of company forms and records; company construction procedures; safety and emergency procedures and practices; construction tools and equipment; natural gas pipe installation and maintenance; operation of line locating equipment and locating procedures; operation of leakage detection equipment and leakage survey procedures; plastic pipe joining techniques. Have knowledge and maintain proficiency in applicable pressure control equipment. Maintain SMAW and/or GMAW welding qualifications as required; SMAW and GMAW welding procedures are optional based on location business needs.

Salary Details:

Hourly Rate: $24.30 - $31.98

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