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Position:         1st Class Lineman

Reports to:      District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:         

Responsible for the repair, maintenance, and installation of power lines both above and underground and the installation of transformers and meters.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Constructs, replaces, repairs, and performs maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Installs, repairs, and performs maintenance of underground cable.
  3. Install meter and transformer pads.
  4. Install and disconnect meters.
  5. Install and maintain security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. The individual must be able to serve stand-by duty on a rotation basis and must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing stand-by duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. Provide training and supervision to other members of line crew, especially in the absence of the Line Foreman.
  15. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.  Completion of an apprenticeship lineman program is required.  Completion of advanced lineman training/lineman certification required.  Must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Experience:

Five to ten years experience in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance is required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Must possess knowledge of RUS  and REA line specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations.  Prior experience in basic technical utility knowledge required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas drivers license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess a valid Texas CDL (class A) license with good driving record, or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  3. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  4. Must be able to climb poles of all types and perform required jobs while on poles.
  5. Must possess skills and abilities to perform all required jobs with the installation of materials, apparatus, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution lines.
  6. Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
  7. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  8. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  9. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  10. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory each day.  The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.

 

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Position:                   2nd Class Lineman

Reports to:      District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:         

Responsible for the repair, maintenance, and installation of power lines, transformers, and meters, both above and underground.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Install meter and transformer pads.
  4. Install and disconnect meters.
  5. Install and maintain security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.  Completion of an apprenticeship lineman program is required.  Must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Experience:

Two to five years experience in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance is required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Must possess knowledge of RUS and REA line specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations.  Prior experience in basic technical utility knowledge required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess a valid Texas CDL license with good driving record, or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  3. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  4. Must be able to climb poles of all types and perform required jobs while on poles.
  5. Must possess skills and abilities to perform all required jobs with the installation of materials, apparatus, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution lines.
  6. Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
  7. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  8. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  9. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  10. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory each day.  The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.  The individual must be available to serve on standby duty on a rotation basis.

 


 

Position Title:                Accounting Specialist

Description No.:             1.5                                           Classification:                Admin. Support

Department:                  Accounting                                FLSA Status:                Non-Exempt

Date Revised:                July 2018                                  Employment Status:      Full-Time

Reports to:                    CFO                                         Receives directives from: CFO

Supervises:                    None                                        External relationships:    CTEC members, Cooperative associations

 

The following are essential functions of this position and are not intended to be all-inclusive.  An employee may be directed to perform other reasonably related job duties and responsibilities.  CTEC reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  The position description will be updated accordingly.  This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

 

Summary of Position:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Providing accounting and administrative duties by accurately preparing, recording and maintaining accounting entries, records and correspondence.

 

Core Competencies:

  1. Regular and punctual on-site attendance at work is an essential function of this job which involves teamwork and a high level of interaction with employees, members, and vendors.
  2. Work diligently toward complete accurate work assignments.
  3. Attend meetings and seminars as directed.
  4. Continually develop and recommend more efficient and effective ways of carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  5. Review and abide by established policies and procedures of the Cooperative.
  6. Promote safety in every activity and attend scheduled safety meetings as directed.  Become familiar with and abide by the CTEC safety rules and procedures.
  7. Promote teamwork through communication and cooperation.  Treat co-workers in a respectful, considerate, and professional manner and consider the opinions and personal needs of others.
  8. Accept and adapt positively to changes in your position and within the Cooperative.  Develop a commitment to accept ongoing change.
  9. Be a positive influence within and outside the Cooperative.
  10. Support the Cooperative’s mission by staying current with information to cultivate and positively project the Cooperative’s philosophy.
  11. Assist as needed in Cooperative system emergencies such as bad weather.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounting department.
  2. Accurately prepare and maintain accounting documents, correspondence and records.
  3. Review and post daily deposits.
  4. Sort and distribute mail.
  5. Review, code, copy and deliver checks to remittance processor or cashier as applies.
  6. Maintain certificates of insurance for all contractors.
  7. Review capital credit correspondence for accuracy prior to mailing.
  8. Scan and maintain accounting documents in storage database.
  9. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the CFO to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education and Experience:

High school graduate or general education degree (GED) required; preference given to college level accounting courses.  Knowledge of bookkeeping and/or general accounting principles and practices is required; preference given for utility experience.

 

Skills and Abilities:

Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills including proper punctuation, grammar, and spelling; excellent organizational abilities including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet deadlines.  Must be able to compose correspondence and use basic information and data in developing reports.  Must be well organized, personable and able to exercise discretion and use sound judgment in dealing with people and confidential information.  Must possess excellent computer skills with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.  Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.    Must be able to use office equipment such as a copier, facsimile, calculator, computer and printer.  Must possess a valid Texas driver license with a good driving record.

 

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Work in a climate controlled office environment with minimal physical exertion.  Occasionally, some duties may be performed outside with exposure to weather extremes.  Activities include work at a computer and interaction with members, business representatives, the general public and CTEC employees via telephone, personal visits and written communication which require frequent sitting, standing, walking, stooping, reaching and grasping. Physical dexterity and coordination is required for the operation of personal computers, tablets, telephones and other typical office machinery.  Specific vision abilities required include close, color and distance vision.  Must be able to lift 25 pounds without mechanical assistance.

 


 

 

Position:           Meter Tech I

Reports to:       Metering Supervisor

FLSA Status:    Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Conducts meter change outs, collection of delinquent accounts, and reading meters on assigned routes.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complete meter change outs, connects and disconnects in accordance with the procedures of the Cooperative under direct supervision.
  2. Ensure all meters are properly sealed after installation.
  3. Investigate meter tampering/power theft and communicate information to Metering Supervisor.
  4. Re-fuse, connect and disconnect transformers under direct supervision.
  5. Assist members/troubleshoot with minor usage complaints.
  6. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Metering Supervisor and/or Director of Operations and Engineering to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.

 

Experience:

Familiarity with computers helpful.  Prefer the individual to possess a minimum of one year experience as a Meter Reader or one year experience in maintaining and installing meters and metering equipment.

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Prefer the completion of a minimum of 20 credit hours in the study of electronics or related field at a vocational/technical school or equivalent education.

 

Job Knowledge:

Must possess basic knowledge of all types of electrical meters and electrical recording instruments.  Must possess basic knowledge of electricity and electrical distribution systems.  Knowledge of local and county area is preferred.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess skills in map reading.
  3. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  4. Must be able to accurately enter information into a handheld computer.
  5. Must be able to lift/move 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  6. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time, sometimes in uneven terrain.
  7. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  8. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  9. Must be able to work with deadlines.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various locations within the service territory each day.  The individual must be willing to work in all adverse weather conditions.  The position also requires working inside an office building with the usual office conditions.

 


 

Position:                    Equipment Operator/Groundman

 

Reports to:       District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status:    Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Provide assistance to linemen and other line personnel in connection with the construction, maintenance, service, and repair of the electrical system. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including, underground trenchers, digger trucks, line trucks, boom trucks and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  2. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  3. Perform manual labor type tasks such as assisting in loading and unloading poles, digging and tamping pole holes, setting and removing poles, cleaning vehicles, loading materials, digging ditches, and cutting brush.
  4. Anticipate linemen’s needs and supply them with proper tools, equipment, and materials, commonly through the use of a handline.
  5. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  6. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  7. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  8. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  9. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing stand-by duties.
  10. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.

 

Experience:

Previous experience operating trencher and digger preferred.  Previous experience working with electrical systems preferred.

 

Job Knowledge:

Prior construction and electrical knowledge and abilities preferred, but not required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas drivers license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess a valid Texas Class A CDL license with good driving record, or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  3. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  4. Must be able to lift/move 100 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  5. Must be able to operate or learn to operate equipment including, digger trucks, trencher, bucket trucks, boom trucks, chainsaws, and other related equipment.
  6. Must be able to perform manual digging with a pick and shovel.
  7. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.
  8. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  9. Must be able to tie knots, rig blocks, and frame poles per specifications.
  10. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed outdoors at various field locations within the service territory each day.  Must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.  Must be able to serve stand-by duty on a rotation basis.

 

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