Vectren Corporation Utility Specialist (0-6 months) - Wolcott in Wolcott, Indiana

Who we are

Vectren Corporation is an energy holding company headquartered in Evansville, Ind. We provide energy delivery services to over 900,000 natural gas customers located in Indiana and west central Ohio and over 140,000 electric customers in southwestern Indiana. In our Operations department, we manage the gas distribution system ensuring safe, reliable, and cost effective service to our customers. We are looking for diverse, talented colleagues interested in exceeding customer expectations, ensuring compliance with policies and regulations, and helping to continuously improve our processes to be an industry leader! We are not just looking for people to fill positions – let us help you build an energizing career!

Where we are

Wolcott, located just off the interstate, is easy drive to several major metropolitan cities including Indianapolis and Chicago. Located 16 miles west of Monticello, Indiana – a north-central Indiana tourist destination and home to the Indiana Beach Amusement Park, Lake Shafer, and Lake Freeman or a short drive north of Lafayette, Indiana - home to Purdue University, which offers Division I sports, a multi-cultural atmosphere and something for everyone from architecture, eclectic shops and eateries, annual festivals, to nature centers and family parks.

What you will be doing

  • Apprentice position leading to the classification of Utility Specialist

  • Oversee and engage in the installation and maintenance of natural gas delivery facilities

  • Operate electronic gas leak detection equipment, heavy mechanical equipment, and/or gas powered equipment

  • This position will require overtime work as needed involving evenings, nights and weekends

What you bring

  • Basic computer, math, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Basic mechanical knowledge as well as the ability to use tools and equipment

  • The physical and mental ability to work in/on gas delivery facilities

  • The ability to learn safety rules associated with job duties and follow same

  • The ability to work underground, at ground level and above ground on structures

  • The ability to bend, climb, crawl, stoop, lift and maintain body balance; ability to endure exposure to outside elements in all seasons

  • Eligible candidates must have a High-School Diploma or equivalent

  • Eligible candidates must have a CDL or be willing to obtain one within 60 days of hire

  • Must be located within 25 driving miles of the Operating Center

  • Required to be available to work overtime

It would be awesome if you have:

  • Gas Distribution or related experience

What we bring to you

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement to help advance your knowledge, skills and even career

  • Career ladder opportunities and colleagues with a vast amount of knowledge and experience committed to your growth, development and success

  • Comprehensive health and wellness plans for you and your family

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company contribution regardless of your contribution along with company match opportunities for additional savings

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Competitive compensation including at risk incentive potential

We want you to know

We value talent, innovation and diversity and understand that our colleagues allow us the opportunity to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We achieve our goals through teamwork and conduct our business with integrity. Vectren Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Vectren shall abide by the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, as amended, and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These laws and regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these laws and regulations require that covered federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: Field Operations

Organization: Operations

Title: Utility Specialist (0-6 months) - Wolcott

Location: Indiana-Wolcott

Requisition ID: 1810000186