Position: Assistant Staking Technician                       

Reports to: Director of Operations and Engineering

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

To assist in surveying, planning, routing, relocation, or rebuilding of existing or new electrical power lines.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist crew leader in design, routing, and lay out of electric distribution and service facilities in accordance with mem­ber's requests, while satisfying RUS Specifica­tions and accepted practices for design and construction of rural lines. Assist in preparing staking sheets, customer job orders, and connection orders in accordance with the Cooperative's accepted practice.
  2. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition; and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  3. Assist in preparing staking sheets and related agreements to accommodate joint use of poles and trenches by other utilities in accor­dance with the agreement with each utility.
  4. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  5. Prepare sketches and plans, including necessary drafting as required.
  6. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Director of Operations and Engineering to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.

 

Experience:

Prior experience as an assistant staking technician is preferred.  Experience working with the public helpful.  Prior experience with GPS and surveying equipment preferred.

 

Job Knowledge:

 

Must have a strong knowledge of mathematics and be able to develop a working knowledge of distribution line design, transformer sizing, construction specifications, right-of-way easement procedures, relocation procedures, drafting, construction materials, communication skills, and basic surveying.  Must have basic computer skills and desire to expand on those skills.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  3. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  4. Must be able to use office equipment such as a copier, facsimile, computer, and printer.
  5. 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 with some office time each day.  Individual must be willing to work in all weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.

 

 

Position: Right of Way Specialist I (Crew Helper)

Reports to: District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the cutting, clearing, trimming, and spraying of trees, shrubs, and brush for construction and maintenance of power lines.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform manual labor type tasks such as cutting down trees and trimming brush, spraying trees and brush, and chipping up cut brush.
  2. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including P/U trucks, bucket trucks, possibly bulldozer, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  3. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  4. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  5. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  6. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  7. 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 working with chainsaws, chippers, and power trimmers preferred.

 

Job Knowledge:

Prefer individual to have prior knowledge of operations and proper procedures for the use of chainsaws, chippers, and power trimmers.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver 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 50 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 bucket trucks, chainsaws, power trimmers, chippers, 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 have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.

 

Working Environment:

This position requires the individual to perform a variety of tasks with the majority of the work schedule being performed outdoors at various field locations within the service territory each day.  Must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.

 

 

Position: Warehouse Specialist II

Reports to: CFO

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for inventory management including preparing requisitions, receiving, stocking and issuing all materials used for power line construction and maintenance.  Performs all aspects of a full-service warehouse.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs all day-to-day operations of the warehouse in accordance with established procedures.
  2. Prepares monthly requisition in order to maintain adequate inventory levels.  Ensures that paperwork is complete, accurate and on time.
  3. Receive shipments from vendors; unload and verify item and quantities received with those ordered.
  4. Stock all items in warehouse and yard in an organized, efficient manner.
  5. Prepare work order picking lists, pull materials and issue to crews (CTEC and contract).  Issue maintenance items using JCT form.
  6. Deliver materials to crews in the field when requested.
  7. Receive returns and retirement and restock or discard depending on condition and use.
  8. Input all material transactions in the computer system to maintain accurate inventory quantities.
  9. Perform physical inventory upon request.  Ensure accuracy of material counted.  Assist with periodic and annual inventory of materials.
  10. Inspect and operate the forklift and other equipment needed to perform warehouse duties in a safe, proficient manner.
  11. Work in other warehouses for training and when needed.  Performs all duties of Warehouseman.
  12. Maintain warehouse and yard in a clean, orderly manner that promotes efficiency and safe working conditions to eliminate hazards.
  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 Warehouse Specialist III or Chief Financial Officer to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required. 

 

Experience:

Two to four years experience in warehouse and inventory control, experience in shipping, receiving, distributing, and storing of materials is required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Must possess or be able to acquire knowledge of RUS construction specifications and OSHA Rules and Regulations.  Must possess a strong working knowledge of computers and Windows applications.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
  3. Must possess knowledge for forklift operation certification.
  4. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  5. Must be able to operate equipment including a forklift and other related equipment.
  6. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  7. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  8. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  9. Must be able to walk in uneven and difficult terrain.

 

Working Environment:

The work schedule will be performed both inside and outside each day.  The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload or outages.

 

Position: Meter Tech I

Reports to: Metering Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Conducts meter change outs, collection of delinquent accounts, troubleshoot meter usage / functioning discrepancies, and reading meters as assigned.

 

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 Supervisor.
  4. Troubleshoot/investigate meter functioning discrepancies at member locations.
  5. Re-fuse, connect and disconnect transformers under direct supervision.
  6. Assist members/troubleshoot with minor usage complaints.
  7. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the 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:

Minimum of one year experience as a Meter Reader/Technician or one year experience in maintaining and installing meters and metering equipment preferred.  Computer software proficiency required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Basic knowledge of all types of electrical meters and electrical recording instruments preferred.  Basic knowledge of electricity and electrical distribution systems preferred.  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 possess good computer skills and be able to accurately interpret/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.

 

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