This position performs emergency and overtime work as necessary.
Adaptability – Seeking a candidate who accepts change positively, optimistically, and with minimal stress. Is alert for changing job requirements or customer needs and identifies and makes needed adjustments. Seeks information or otherwise educates oneself quickly in order to respond better to changing situations. Skillfully applies rules or standard procedures when faced with a unique situation. Manages multiple demands, competing priorities, or unexpected demands smoothly and in a systematic fashion.
Initiative – This position requires an individual who is a person who "makes things happen." Addresses existing and potential problems within their realm of responsibility without direction from others. Proactively seeks opportunities and finds ways to overcome barriers. Responds to a broad range of opportunities or problems when able, even when the issue could be delegated to others.
Job Technical Skills – The successful candidate effectively uses available technology. Stays up-to-date with current developments in areas of expertise in a way that adds value or insight to one's team or organization. Performs increasingly more complex tasks to expand one's area of technical expertise. Acts as a resource in their area of specialty, effectively communicating concepts/information to others. Helps others improve their knowledge of the job.
Judgment – The individual in this position effectively uses requirements, experience, reflection, advice, and/or documentation in order to make sound judgments. Considers different available options rather than jumping too quickly to one solution. Understands when others have valuable perspectives that must be considered prior to making a judgment or when approval from others is required. Gives proper consideration to laws, policies, procedures, or organizational values prior to making judgments.
Project Management – Seeking a candidate who effectively manages multiple tasks with multiple resources. Stages tasks such that they build efficiently on each other and staff are not delayed by the work of others. Keeps sight of project goals as steps are completed to ensure project is successful. Re-prioritizes tasks as appropriate to frequently resolve urgent issues or new priorities. Identifies areas where time savings can be realized without jeopardizing quality or safety. As possible, uses technology to speed the completion of work and/or to reduce travel time.
PRIMARY ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Plans, organizes, directs and controls the responsibilities of the Thermovision Infrared Scanning Program, Radio Interference Program, Underground Fault Locating, and the Distribution Transformer Shop to ensure that assignments and projects are completed safely and effectively in accordance with LES standards, policies, safety rules, procedures and practices.
Duties shall be completed in accordance with LES design standards, policies, safety rules, procedures and practices to ensure the safety of themselves, fellow workers and the general public while providing continual electrical service.
Operates and maintains tools, equipment and safety devices necessary for the completion of job duties, including, but not limited to: infrared equipment, electrical test and meter equipment, cable locating equipment, transformer test equipment, oil test equipment, shop tools and personal tools.
Analyzes equipment failures, malfunctions, and deficiencies to determine cause and collaborates with engineers, vendors, and other technicians to provide solutions and prevent future occurrences.
Creates and maintains systems information related to operations, work order tracking, and/or data compilation with assigned area of responsibility.
Performs artificial respiration, pole top resuscitation, bucket rescue, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and other emergency first aide, when necessary.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate’s degree in related field, and
Construction work experience involving line, substation, relay/electronics, or meter technician, or
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Line Technician 1st Class examination, Substation Technician 1st Class examination, Protection & Controls Relay Technicians 1st Class examination, or Meter Technician 1st Class examination or equivalent years of experience.
Level I, II, or III Infrared Thermography Certification or the ability to obtain within 12 months.
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