Distribution Design Tech I/II

Company Name: Benton PUD
Phone Number: (509) 582-1270
City: Kennewick
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 99336
Job Title: Distribution Design Tech I/II
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: April 5, 2016
Salary: $29.57 - 38.98
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time Type: Hours
Duties:

Benton PUD is looking for an individual with strong competency and experience in electrical utility distribution line design and project management ready to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong customer focus. Benton PUD is a recognized leader in public power for applying technology to improve process efficiencies and for delivering high customer value. Our customer engineering team is equipped with state-of-the-art GIS based automated design and cost estimating tools. Benton PUD continues to experience significant customer growth in all sectors including residential, commercial and irrigated agriculture. The work is diverse and challenging but our company is small and personal.

Distribution Design Technician I:

The primary purpose of this position is to work with outside customers and Engineering and Operations Department personnel under the over site of Distribution Design Technician II or management, to design, develop, organize and coordinate construction of power and Broadband systems to meet the expectation of our customers in an assigned service area.

 

Distribution Design Technician II:

The primary purpose of this position is to independently lead and/or oversee projects and work with outside customers and Engineering and Operations Department personnel to design, develop, organize and coordinate construction of power and Broadband systems to meet the expectation of our customers in an assigned service area.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

Experience Required:

Distribution Design Technician I:

Required:

  • AA – Engineering Technician or related technical field; relevant technical experience may substitute for degree.
  • 4 years experience as an engineering technician, or related field engineering or design experience.

Preferred:

  • 1 year AutoCAD Certificate.

 

Distribution Design Technician II:

Required:

  • AA – Engineering Technician or related technical field; relevant technical experience may substitute for degree.
  • 1 year AutoCAD Certificate.
  • 4-6 years experience as a distribution design technician or field engineer performing electric utility distribution design

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • AutoCAD
  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • In-depth knowledge of NESC and WAC related to distribution design
  • ALCOA Sag Program (overhead line design)
  • OSMOSE (pole loading software)
  • Poly Water Pull Planner (underground line design)
  • Progressing knowledge of line calculations and other aspects of electrical and Broadband customer engineering

 

Licensing or Certifications:

  • Must posses and maintain a valid WA State driver’s license.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification or obtain within 12 months of hire.
How to Apply:

Submit an online application through Benton PUD’s Job Openings and Application Portal on the Benton PUD Web site (www.bentonpud.org/careers).  Resume and cover letter are optional and may be uploaded into the application.

Posting End Date: May 5, 2016