NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Production Worker in HELENA, Montana
Req. #2826. NorthWestern Energy is looking for a Production Worker in Helena, MT. The Production Worker performs various manual labor and equipment operation tasks to assist the gas crew to install, maintain, and service gas distribution lines and equipment.DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics. Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives. Assist the gas crew to install, maintain, and service gas distribution lines and equipment. Communicate verbally and understand audible signals in emergency/safety situations. Respond to natural gas emergencies and service work regarding all aspects of natural gas. Safely and skillfully operate heavy equipment, shovels and hand tools to dig around pipelines and other utilities, uncover lines, and backfill trenches. Use heavy handheld tamping or jackhammer equipment to prepare or finish site work. Complete finish work associated with gas services including wrapping and coating pipes. Work overtime including call out availability for evening and weekend shifts?especially in response to acute service needs. Work as a team member to safely and efficiently complete work activities. Communicate as needed to maintain safe working conditions. Work in all climates including very cold, high winds, high heat, humidity, etc. Perform individual lift of equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.MARGINAL WORK FUNCTIONS: These functions may be considered essential based on location and other factors. Drive to installation locations.Adapt to technological changes as they are implemented. Provide assistance to electric lineman crews in support of service work to install, maintain, or repair the electric power line distribution system. This includes observing and performing safe practices for operating in the vicinity of potentially hazardous electrified equipment (i.e. Groundman job title in certain areas). Fusion and installation of plastic pipe. Operate steel tapping and pressure control equipment. Organize equipment, clean trucks, and perform regular and preventative maintenance. Interact with the public appropriately to maintain safety on work site. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Must meet ?operator qualification? standards to ensure qualification to perform assigned tasks including recognizing and reacting to abnormal operating conditions as specified in Title 49 CFR, Part 192. Valid Commercial Driver's License and satisfactory driving record. First Aid/CPR Certification. Complete HAZMAT programs within 6 months of hire. Qualified heavy equipment operator. Access, operate and exit heavy equipment safely and effectively (e.g. backhoes, forklifts and various size trucks, with or without trailers). Knowledge of applicable codes and safety policies/procedures. Computer skills essential. Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record. Looking for candidates with interest/aptitude potential to move into apprenticeship. Continued employment dependent upon overall performance and success in moving into the apprenticeship program. Selected into an apprenticeship will require the successful candidate to reside within 15 minutes of the Service Center.WAGES: $28.72 Per CBA. BENEFITS: Yes. DAYS/HOURS: Seasonal Full-Time.