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Gas Fitter 1/C 2/C Acceptable (NYSEG 70709) Plattsburgh, NY, US in Plattsburgh, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/28/2019

Job Description

Publication date: 27.02.2019
REFERENCE: 5109248401


Business and Department
NYSEG-NY-Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh,NY


Description


Company: New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG)
Department: Plattsburgh Construction & Maintenance - Gas
Job Title: Gas Fitter 1/C, 2/C Acceptable
Location: Plattsburgh, NY
OCR#: 70709
Reports To: Supervisor-Construction & Maintenance


A. Duties:
Under general supervision performs all kinds of repairs and construction work on gas mains and services, and
services, maintains, and places in operation all types of domestic, commercial and industrial gas appliances,
equipment and incidental piping or wiring used in connection therewith.


Typical Duties:

• Tapping, penetration, stopping, leak repairing and clearing of energized lines.

• Purging and energizing of gas mains, services, regulating, metering and other system equipment.
Maintaining, operating and repairing regulating, odorizing, filtering and related equipment. Acting as inspector for
main and service installations. Fabrication and sketching of piping tie-ins and simple gas service replacements in
the field. Correction of sketches necessitated by field conditions.

• Directs the work of one other Fitter 1/C or lower grade directly assisting him; may also direct others
performing such duties as equipment operation, digging and directing traffic. May be required to cut services on or
off and remove and set gas and electric meters.

• May perform duties of Equipment Driver/Operators at or below his wage level.

• Performs other related or less skilled work as directed.


NOTE A: Under ""Duties"" as to servicing and maintaining ""all types"" is not meant to be interpreted that any one
Fitter may necessarily be required to perform regularly on ""all types"" but that he is qualified to do so.


NOTE B: When the Fitter 1/C directs a crew consisting of at least two other Gas Fitters, one who is at least a Fully
Qualified Helper (at wage level 13) and the other at least an Apprentice in the progression program, for four hours
or more, the Fitter 1/C shall receive a substitution bonus (upgrading to Fully Qualified Chief Gas Fitter if for a week
or more).


Experience, Education and Special Information Required:

• Must have complied with all terms of the Memorandum of Agreement Governing Gas Department Training
and Job Progression.

• Must have completed high school or obtained a High School Equivalency Diploma recognized by New York
State.

• Should have thorough knowledge of Company's gas practices and standards. Must be familiar with
Company's Safety Rules, approved methods of resuscitation and able to render practical First Aid.

• Must be able to qualify for operator's licenses as required by law.


Physical Qualifications:

• Passing the required physical examination given by a Company physician, including color perception.

• Strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.


Must be willing to work extra and/or irregular hours as required. Must be willing to work under unusual or special
working conditions and surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job. Must be
particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.


AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41
CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals
based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all
individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover,
these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and
advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or
national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The company is
committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual
orientation, or other protected status. If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to
use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting
our Human Resources department at 877-387-9061 or careers@avangrid.com.

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