Water Pipe Fuser – Richmond, VA

at The MasTec Companies
Location Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Company Summary

MasTec, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company. Utility Services Group (USG) is part of the Power Delivery Segment and focuses on the electrical distribution, substation, water, transmission, and natural gas distribution infrastructures.

Job Summary

The Water Pipe Fuser is an integral position in the process of construction, maintenance, replacement, and repair of natural gas distribution infrastructure. This position performs various welding tasks associated with new construction, repair and maintenance of existing gas utility lines and related systems/equipment such as welding pipe casings, welding vault lids and pipe fittings, welding metal parts together, welding hot gas mains, repairing broken or cracked parts, filling holes, fabricating special parts and apparatus, etc.

Core Responsibilities

  • Support crew with handling and fusing gas pipe.
  • Fuse pipe that is ditched or drilled in the ground.
  • Ensure every fuse meets quality standards.
  • Keep tools in complete working order.
  • Locate utilities by hand with a shovel and probe.
  • Manage inventory on the truck.
  • Teach other employees how to fuse pipe to the correct specs.
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • 1 year of gas pipeline experience.
  • Operator Qualification (OQ).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Class A CDL.
  • 2 or more years of gas pipeline experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more or 20 inches or less, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships. Precise hand-eye coordination. Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The Company reserves the right to revise or change the job duties as the need arises. Management reserves the right to change the description, duties, or work schedules to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publicly traded company MTZ (NYSE).

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The Company s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and EEOC regulations. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

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