• Equipment Operator

    National Fuel Gas Distribution Corp
    Job Description
    National Fuel has an immediate, full-time opening for an Equipment Operator in our Operations Department at our Erie Service Center located in Erie, Pennsylvania. If you have a general understanding of construction principles, experience working outdoors, customer service experience, and want to work year round at a stable company, then we invite you to consider applying.  All new employees will receive paid on-the-job training to help ensure their success.
    Equipment Operators will be responsible for the installation of gas mains and services as well as the operation of excavation equipment, primarily a Loader/Hoe or a mini-excavator. In addition, Equipment Operators will also:
    • Load and unload equipment and materials
    • Use a hand shovel to dig around existing utility structures
    • Perform plastic pipe fusion, pipe threading, and fitting
    • Lubrication and perform minor vehicle upkeep
    • Maintain manual and electronic operating records
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record
    • Prior construction/laborer experience including the operation of a Loader/Hoe or mini-excavator
    • The physical capability to work outdoors in all types of weather and the ability to work in and around hazards and difficult to reach areas is required.
    • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues
    • Excellent customer service/communication skills
    • Basic literacy is required. Ability to read, accurately interpret and analyze written information and legibly prepare written documentation
    • Basic computer skills
    The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have a proven track record of good attendance, and committed to work place safety. Candidates must be able to work a flexible work schedule normally Monday through Friday, between the hours of 1:00 pm and 9:30 pm. The work shift could also include off hours, weekends, holidays, overtime, and a midnight shift. Applicants must live within a 20 – mile radius of the Erie Servicenter located at 225 Wayne Street, Erie, PA 16507 or be willing to relocate.
    National Fuel is a diversified energy company headquartered near Buffalo, NY.  Our employees continue to be the most important part of our Company and have made us who we are today.  We are dedicated to the communities in which we live and work and have nearly 2,000 employees in Western NY and Northwest PA.  National Fuel is proud to have an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, hard work is rewarded and promotion from within is supported.  We offer exciting career opportunities for talented and ambitious job seekers and encourage you to apply today.
    This is a position within the Company’s collective bargaining unit with an hourly rate of pay starting at $20.62.
    National Fuel offers a comprehensive benefits package including the following:
    • Medical and Prescription Drug Coverage
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Dental Coverage
    • Parental Leave for Mothers and Fathers
    • 401(k) with Company Match
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Company Funded Retirement Savings Account
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Paid Company Holidays
    • Charitable Giving Programs
    Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.  For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter (preferably in PDF format if emailing) by January 17, 2019 to:
    National Fuel
    Equipment Operator - #18-038PA
    P.O. Box 2081
    Erie, PA 16512
    Please reference position #18-038PA – Equipment Operator in the subject line of your email
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