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Area Planner I

  • Full Time
  • Longview, Wash.
  • $40.50-$42.18 per hour
  • Posting End Date: March 3, 2024

Website Cowlitz PUD

Wage or Salary:
$40.50-$42.18 per hour

Cowlitz PUD is one of the top employers in Cowlitz County! Come join our team! 

Our Customer Engineering Department is looking a self-driven individual to join their team and assist the Area Planner team to create maps, assist customers and provide a high level of customer service. If you are a person with a two-year technical degree that likes a mix of office work and field work this could be the perfect position for you.

As an Engineering Area Planner I you would perform engineering drafting, design, and work coordination with customers while applying District Standards, Customer Service Policies and Construction Practices, under the general supervision of the Customer Engineering Manager.

Come help us power the future!

Our Mission:  Provide customers safe, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable electricity.  Our Vision: Connecting customers to energy to power Cowlitz County’s future.

Additional Information:

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have a two (2) year technical degree in electrical technology from an accredited college or a certificate in electrical technology from a vocational/technical school or equivalent combination of educational coursework and experience.

Completing a qualified sanctioned electrical apprenticeship program will meet the educational requirement for this position.

Preferred recent two years of experience in utility customer engineering and/or power line design; or equivalent combination of educational coursework and experience.

Must adhere to the District’s residency requirements for response workers.

Desirable Qualifications:
Previous experience in electric utility

Work Environment:
The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Work is performed in the office or in the field Monday through Thursday 6:30AM to 5:00PM.   Remote work is not available for this position.

Performs work in compliance with the District Union Contract Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Work may be performed in the field with need to wear proper personal protection equipment (PPE) and work in all weather conditions.

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