Gas Fuser – Shallow Utilities

Volker Stevin Contracting
Calgary, AB
Application deadline: 08/12/2023
Job ID: RQ23084
Reporting to a Foreman, a Gas Fuser performs fusions on gas pipe and provides a full installation cycle of gas facilities, such as, but not limited to, the following: install and complete all main line connections, including fittings; install all service punch tees; make competing tracer wire connections, pressure test the completed main. In addition, this position is responsible for submitting test documentation and ensuring proper documentation for as-builts. A Gas Fuser will provide support to crews installing the gas main, tracer wire, and placing it online. ​
General Responsibilities:
  • Measure and stake gas line in the proper locations.
  • Ensure that all tees are installed tested, tracer wire installed and staked correctly.
  • Ensure that all deviation to line assignment, changes in fitting location or requirements are documented for as-built records.
  • Complete all required pressure testing of ATCO facilities and submit all approved test documentation at the end of the project; communicate with ATCO inspectors on-site.
  • Load, unload and move construction materials around the worksite; ensuring the worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble, and garbage.
Technical Knowledge:
  • Ability to complete live gas tie-ins safely and professionally as per ATCO requirements.
  • Show and understanding and familiarization of all ATCO required work procedures.
  • Certified Atco fuser up to 8” for both pipe and tee is a requirement.
  • Demonstrate understanding and ability to interpret ATCO gas prints.
Work Environment/Conditions:
  • Out-of-town travel may be required.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment is required; use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.
  • Attend daily Field Level Hazzard Assessments (FLHA).

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

The Ideal Candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years of Gas Fusing experience.
  • ATCO Gas Fusion certification is required.
  • Experience with outdoor construction labor and heavy equipment operation are considered as an asset.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License; clean Driver’s Abstract.
  • Physical ability to repetitively lift and carry at least 40 lbs. regularly.
  • Demonstrate professionalism.
  • Detail-orientated approach to tasks.
  • Effective verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • Sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

About Volker Stevin Contracting

Since 1978 Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. has been one of the premier civil contractors in the Calgary region. We are a well-established, and highly respected general contractor with a wealth of experience, and expertise in projects ranging from $10,000 to $150,000,000. We take great pride in delivering top quality projects on time, and on budget. As one of the larger local contractors, we have the personnel, resources, and equipment to ensure timely delivery of the projects to which we commit. Our resource pool offers us approximately 800 employees, from general laborers to the most highly skilled equipment operators, foremen, superintendents, and project managers, all within the City of Calgary and area.

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