August 10, 2021

Paid Training Available, Jobs Start at $50K/Year

Peoples Natural Gas and the Energy Innovation Center Institute have partnered together to offer a free two-week Pipe Fitter training program to prepare participants for full-time work at Peoples Natural Gas.

Pipe Fitter Training

Through the Pipe Fitter training program, Peoples Natural Gas and the Energy Innovation Center Institute (EICI) are offering a pathway to a high-paying full-time career at Peoples Natural Gas. Participants who are hired make a starting salary of $50,000 per year with benefits.

The next cohort begins in mid-September, with training starting on August 30, 2021. Apply today to save your spot!

What does the training offer?

    • 1 week of success skills and equity training.
    • 1 week of utility construction safety training.
    • Successful graduates will be interviewed by Peoples Natural Gas for immediate openings.
    • Hired graduates will start at $24 per hour with full benefits, plus overtime and union membership.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible, you must:

    • be at least 18 years old,
    • have a high school diploma or GED,
    • pass a DOT 5 panel drug test,
    • submit to background criminal, motor vehicle, education, and past employment review,
    • be capable of doing physical work in various weather conditions and in people’s homes,
    • have a Pennsylvania Driver’s License, and
    • pass skill-related assessments after training.

There is a preference for candidates with experience with heavy equipment, working outdoors, and a willingness to work overtime. Space is limited, with only 10 spaces available in the next cohort.

Save Your Spot

To apply or learn more, contact Dan Esterly at or 412.440.7167. For more news, visit our News page.

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