Pipefitter - Welder Apprentice
Alliant Energy

Clinton, Iowa

Posted in Oil and Gas


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Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what's next in energy. When our employees say "I am energy", it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We want you to be safe, happy and healthy. That's why we prioritize safety, offer volunteer opportunities and provide competitive pay, comprehensive health and retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement and paid time off.

Job Summary

We are actively recruiting a Pipefitter - Welder Apprentice. In this role you will be responsible for installing, maintaining and operating natural gas plastic and metal mains, services and related equipment, including welding fabrication of meter sets, regulator stations, and odorizer equipment, and other duties as may be necessary to provide natural gas service to customers.

  • This classification shall have a twenty (20) minute residency requirement of Clinton Operations Center.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver's License

What you will be doing
  • Perform all duties so as to insure personal safety as well as the safety of other employees and the public.
  • Fabricate and weld various gas system facilities such as distribution regulator stations, large volume meter sets, odorizer equipment, plates, tanks and miscellaneous steel in the shop, etc.
  • Install, remove, replace and repair natural gas mains, services, pressure regulators, meters, valves, and other related gas distribution facilities, including the installation of plastic mains and services using fusion and mechanical fittings.
  • Weld gas pipes and fittings with both electric and gas welding equipment.
  • Fuses gas pipes and fitting through both butt fusion, socket fusion and electro-fusion equipment.
  • Cut, thread, and assemble screwed joint pipe and fittings.
  • Install mechanical joints and repair sleeves or pipe.
  • Sets-up, operates and taps live main lines, and install branch and service connections using high pressure tapping equipment.
  • Operate power tools and excavating and ditching equipment as required.
  • Install and maintain various types of metering and regulating equipment.
  • Installs barriers and shields to protect all against eye injury from flash.
  • Must report to work fit for duty and free from the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Patrol and inspect gas distribution lines and equipment.
  • Locate underground facilities using pipe/cable locating equipment.
  • Conduct leak surveys.
  • Operate and maintain L.P. peak shaving facilities.
  • Incidental to the responsibilities listed, operate a company-owned vehicle, operate various air, hydraulic, and electric power tools, provide for the maintenance of all equipment assigned to him/her.
  • Perform incidental duties such as changing of pressure charts, checking of odorizers, etc.
  • Perform such clerical work as may be needed to provide and maintain the necessary reports and record required by the company.
  • Instruct and direct the work of lesser grade employees.
  • Perform other duties as may be required.


  • Education Requirements
    • High School Diploma

    Preferred Experience
    • Willing to take appropriate training to so qualify under the Joint Apprenticeship Program

    Other Requirements
    • Willing to obtain and maintain Class "A" CDL

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Have the ability to fabricate and weld on special natural gas installations such as meter sets, regulator stations, etc.
    • Understanding of the requirements for work in Confined Spaces and in Trenching and Shoring standards
    • Ability to read and comprehend company operating standards, Right To Know information, safety rules, equipment and technical manuals
    • Be certified in CPR and First Aid
    • Good mechanical ability
    • Ability to work harmoniously with other employees
    • Know and practice good public relations

    Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

Disclaimer:
The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email talent@alliantenergy.com.


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