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Title

Staking Technician

Position

Salary Range

starting hourly rate of $18.99 to a maximum hourly rate of $33.17 depending upon qualifications

Job FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Public Safety

No

Job Details

POSITION SUMMARY
This position supports the Distribution Design organization and is responsible for design and inspection of the Electrical Distribution System.  Responsibilities include field work, drawing, estimating, and designing for electrical system line extensions, improvements and maintenance for new and existing facilities

Job Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Communicate with developers, builders, inspectors, and contractors to determine power needs.
Determine and design distribution line extension according to customer needs.
Considerable interaction with internal and external customers.
Communicate and organize to effectively coordinate multiple projects to meet customer expectations.
Recognize system operation needs and determine remedy or improvement action.
Required to be available after hours for trouble response.
Working knowledge of all National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) work and safety practices
Maintain Integrated Transmission System (ITS) Level II certification including SCADA operation.
Write and perform switching operations on main power lines during emergency and non-emergency situations.
Coordinates other utility joint construction, installation and transfers.
Determine system protection coordination needs and appropriate solution.
PERIPHERAL DUTIES
Responds to customer complaints and services requests.
Serves as a member of various employee committees.
 

Job Qualifications

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Thorough knowledge and skill in use of methods, materials and tools used in medium voltage distribution construction and maintenance; Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade; Knowledge of electrical metering and components, electrical and house wiring.  Considerable knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical distribution design methods and practices and ability to apply this knowledge to work situations.
(B) Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment; Skill in the application of first aid methods including artificial respiration.
(C) Ability to read, understand and interpret technical complex oral and written instructions; Ability to work under varying weather conditions; Ability to design various types of lighting projects.
(D) Knowledge of computer programs: Outlook, Word, Excel, AutoCAD, GIS
(E) Has the ability to distinguish shades of color
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Valid State Driver’s License.
 
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, and other specialty software; calculator; phone; radio; fax and copy machine; motorized vehicles and equipment including pickup; other light and medium duty trucks and automobiles; wire cutters; heat sensors; electrical testing equipment; various meters; hot sticks; clamp sticks; generator; chain saw; line tracer; and various hand tools.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; Employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, traffic, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Education

Education and Experience:
(A) High School Diploma
(B) B.S. Engineering Technology and/or Associate Engineering
(C) Combination of education and experience of Five (5) years’ in Electric Distribution Operations.

Job Computer Skills

 

City Of Covington Department

Electric

Start Date

2016-08-04T04:00:00Z

End Date

2016-08-19T20:00:00Z
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