Electric Technician

Company Name: McMinnville Water & Light
Phone Number: (503) 472-6158
City: McMinnville
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97128-0638
Job Title: Electric Technician
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: June 23, 2017
Salary: $27.73 - $35.09
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

This is advanced engineering, drafting, office, and field work for McMinnville Water and Light.

Employees occupying positions of this class are responsible for providing a wide variety of customer support for the design, construction and maintenance of electrical facilities; for the skilled drafting of preliminary and final engineering plans and specifications; for developing new and maintaining existing electrical distribution maps; and for researching and preparing legal property descriptions, utility easements, and permits.  Employees are the most important element of effective communications with customers and attitude and communication skills to deal with customer opportunities are essential.  Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Electric Field Engineer.  Requests are received from customers or management in the form of a brief verbal or written instruction outlining the scope of the project with the employee responsible for gathering all necessary information in arriving at the end result.

Although work performance is evaluated for the quality and quantity of drafting and other support provided, the customer’s rating of McMinnville Water & Light performance as better than satisfactory is critical.  This position maintains a high customer interface, and as such should present an excellent customer image.  Communication and leadership skills are essential.

Experience Required:

Major experience in performing technical engineering work in one or more fields of civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering; or substituting two years of equivalent formal education and training in a related engineering or utility field.  Experience in successfully dealing with the public and team building is essential.  Good computer skills and experience with utility practices, team building and communication will be considered an asset.

How to Apply:

Submit application and resume to:  Human Resources, McMinnville Water & Light, P.O. Box 638, McMinnville OR  97128.  MW&L employment application must be submitted for consideration.  Position information and application available at www.mc‑power.com.

Posting End Date: July 22, 2017