Job: Gas Line Construction Laborer

Position type: Seasonal May 1 to October 15

Starting wage: $25 – $28 per hour depending on experience

The gas line construction laborer will be helping in the installation of over 600 natural gas service lines in the Fairbanks and North Pole area. Laborers will be assisting in locating and exposing live gas mains, installing buried piping for the new service line, and completing the connection to the existing system. This position will include fusion training for HDPE piping, first aid, CPR, and other relevant trade skills. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience in the pipeline industry!

Essential functions:

  • Cleaning and preparing construction sites for installation
  • Safe loading and unloading of materials and equipment.
  • Fusing HDPE piping (training provided)
  • Operating and tending machinery and heavy equipment.
  • Following instructions from supervisors and implementing construction plans.
  • Install gas mains and service lines.
  • Ability to read and understand standards of construction and standard operating procedures.
  • Be available and physically capable of 60 hr work weeks.
  • Assisting installation crews in their duties.
  • Must adhere to IGU employment policies.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 1 year of similar experience preferred
  • Driver’s License, CDL-A preferred, and insurable
  • Required to pass a background check and drug screening
  • Pass selected initial training and qualification testing

About IGU

The IGU is a public corporation whose mission is to provide low cost, clean burning, natural gas to the largest number of customers in the FNSB as possible, as soon as possible. IGU has more than 1,400 customers to date and has big plans to expand the customer base in the Fairbanks and North Pole areas beginning this summer.

Compensation will be dependent upon experience. Work schedule is typically 6 days per week. A valid driver’s license is required as well as pre-employment drug screening. Must have own transportation.

Resumes will be screened, and interviews of selected applicants will be scheduled on an individual basis.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume via email to:

Applications can also be submitted through indeed.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

IGU intends to recruit, employ, and retain the most qualified workforce possible. The IGU is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, changes in marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, parenthood, age, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.


Your employment application is not confidential. IGU is governed by the Public Records Act and your entire employment application is thus subject to public disclosure upon request.


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