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Engineering Aide

  • Full Time
  • Longview, Wash.
  • $28.92 per hour
  • Posting End Date: February 12, 2023

Website Cowlitz PUD

Wage or Salary:
$28.92 per hour

Cowlitz PUD is one of the top employers in Cowlitz County and we want you to join our team!

We are looking for a customer service driven Engineering Aide to join our Cowlitz PUD Customer Engineering Team.  If you are excellent at communication, detail oriented, with an a strong ability to multitask with a strong desire to help the public, this job may be a great fit for you.
 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.

This is a union position starting at $28.92 per hour.  Engineering Aide works Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

The Engineering Aide supports the Engineering Coordinator position, performs basic engineering drafting, provides customer service to the public and coordinates work on new services, applying District Standards, Customer Service Policies and Construction Practices, under the general supervision of the Customer Engineering Manager.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a high school graduate.
  • Must have completed a basic computer drafting course with average or better grades or pass an Intro to Mapwise Training Course offered by Cowlitz PUD GIS Department.
  • Knowledge of how to use personal computers, laptops, and tablets.
  • Must have above average mechanical aptitude, listening and writing skills as determined by testing provided by Cowlitz PUD employment testing.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A two (2) year technical degree in electrical technology or computer aided drafting or related field from an accredited college or a certificate in electrical technology from a vocational/technical school.
  • Knowledge of office and engineering fundamentals and ERP systems

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 7:00AM to 5:30PM.   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.
Additional Information:

Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete.

Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:

  1. Completed NEOGOV online application.
  2. Supplemental questionnaire responses
  3. Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications.
  4. Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education.

Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract.

Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

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