• Work Experience Program, Internship - Tuscon, AZ

    Internship Location US-AZ-Tucson
    Posting Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Intern #
    2018-3956
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Construction
    Apply By
    8/21/2018
    Division
    Southern Arizona
  • Internship Information

    Description of Internship Opportunity 

    Work experience opportunities are customized for students who want to gain industry experience while pursuing a Natural Gas Utility Technology Certificate. The successful candidate will be employed through a pipeline contractor while working on a Southwest Gas construction crew, gaining exposure to natural gas operations and maintenance while learning industry safety standards and procedures.  Students are required to continue taking classes towards a Natural Gas Utility Technology Advanced Certificate, Associate of Applied Science Degree or other educational paths to further their pathways in a career in natural gas.

    Intern Work Schedule: 

    Summer Hours - 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Fall Hours 7:00 a.m. - -3:30 p.m.

     

    Dates of Internship:

    Start August 2018

     

    Rate of Pay:

    $15.50 per hour

     

    Location:

    Tucson, Arizona

    Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will work on a Southwest Gas Construction crew, gaining exposure to natural gas operations and maintenance while learning industry safety standards and procedures.  Students are encouraged to continue taking classes towards a Natural Gas Utility Technology Advanced Certificate, Associate of Applied Science Degree or other educational paths to further their pathways in a career in natural gas.

     

    Interns can expect to gain the following from this Internship:

    • Exposure to the natural gas industry
    • Hands-on experience in a labor entry position
    • Potential for advanced training opportunities (CDL, Pipe Joining, Fire Safety, Competent Person, Emergency Response, Line Locating, Leak Survey)
    • Opportunities to apply for regular full-time positions with SWG or contactors

     

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    Internship Qualifications:

    • Self-starter

    • Work well on teams

    • Ability to work outside under extreme weather conditions

    • Desire to learn and adhere to industry safety standards and procedures

    • Conform to a culture of safety and reliability

    • Additionally, candidates must meet the following criteria:

      • Cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0
      • Most recent semester/quarter GPA greater than or equal to 3.0
      • Unofficial transcript submittal is required with resume

     

    In addition to the Internship Qualifications, our Internship requires the following:

     

    • Successful completion of PCC’s course, Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry (ICT 101)
    • Continued enrollment in PCC’s Natural Gas Utility Technology Certificate Program
    • PCC program-specific grade point average of 3.0 or higher
    • At least 18 years old
    • Maintain a valid Arizona driver’s and CDL license as condition of employment
    • Obtain CDL within six (6) months of hire date as a condition of your employment
    • Complete physical examination which includes drug screening
    • Background check
    • Successful completion of required training

     

    Salary Details

    $15.50 per hour

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