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Construction Operator (2)
Title:Construction Operator (2)
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Department:Operations & Maintenance
Location:Butler, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:64730

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


An opportunity to join a dynamic team driven to source, attract and engage diverse top talent across North America.



  1. successful candidate must reside within 10 miles from the Butler, MO facility. Entry level position responsible for basic construction and maintenance activities. May not perform covered tasks on an independent basis until qualified for that covered task under the Company’s operator qualification program.


Assists in the installation and maintenance of gas lines, meters and regulators.

Turns gas lines on and off as necessary. Prepares appropriate work orders.

Assists in conducting leakage surveys. Reads maps, locates underground gas lines, classifies gas leaks, operates combustible gas indicators and flame ionization units. Prepares leak repair work orders.

May operate and maintain heavy and/or specialized equipment and tools in order to dig and backfill ditches, load and unload pipe, meter fittings and other materials.

Reviews job site maps for all utility lines. Ensures placement of utility markings at job site.

Assists in welding operations for the installation, maintenance and repair of pipes, meter guards and regular settings.

Provides barricade and channelization services at worksites that are in compliance with Federal and state regulations and Company standards.

May assist in the installation and maintenance of cathodic protection systems in accordance with Federal and state pipeline safety regulation and Company standards.

May conduct interference surveys, maintains and repairs rectifiers and runs short locators to replace bad insulators.

May conduct surveys of new construction, schools, shopping centers and other areas as required. Checks high pressure lines, loss of gas, odorization and pressure upgrades.

Maybe required to respond to emergency and after hour service calls.

Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customers in order to obtain and/or provide basic types of factual information.

Requires the ability to perform basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Works in outdoor environment.

Requires frequently performing activities, including but not limited to stooping, bending, crawling, kneeling, grasping, reaching, climbing and lifting objects up to 100 pounds (eg: lifting and pulling rolls of pipe).

May have residency requirement due to call-out response time.

May require welding certification.

May require a commercial driver’s license (CDL).

Performs other related duties as required.



Education & Experience


General educational knowledge normally acquired through a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED).

Must satisfactorily complete all regulatory and company requirements/qualifications for the applicable classification prior to performing a covered task independently.

Valid driver’s license.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.
The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) owns a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
401K Plan
Free refreshments
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
Achievement fund
Free parking, including free electrical charging

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role, and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success.
We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.
As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition Team.



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