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Substation Wireman Journeyman

  • Full Time
  • Renton, Wash.
  • Salary: CBA
  • Posting End Date: December 31, 2021

Website Puget Sound Energy

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Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow and we are looking for top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE’s Electric Operations team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Journey Level Wireman position!

Puget Sound Energy builds our Transmission and Distribution Substations from the Ground Up in House.

Room for Advancement to Inspector, Foreman and Relay Technician.

Job Responsibilities
Inspect, operate, maintain and construct Distribution and Transmission Substations and various transmission, distribution and generation apparatus consistent with Puget Sound Energy practices and safety regulations.

Direct the activities of others as assigned. Drive and operate all equipment used in substation work. Perform similar and incidental duties as required.

Be responsible for time reporting and other reports as required.
This position responds to emergencies and callouts, and contains some irregular work schedules and overtime hours to support 24-hour operations.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicant must have completed an electric utility wireman apprenticeship or its equivalent and be proficient in using tools and equipment of the trade on energized and de-energized systems.
Experience maintaining and troubleshooting medium and high voltage Transformers, regulators and breakers.

Experience with high voltage switching and obtaining an electrical clearance

Experience constructing high voltage electrical substations
Must have working knowledge of the fundamentals of electricity as it pertains to utility systems. Must have ability to communicate effectively with others.

Must be knowledgeable and comply with all Company standards, policies, practices and procedures and State and Federal safety regulations as they pertain to the job.

Must have working knowledge of safety regulations and must possess or obtain within thirty (30) working days after selection, a First Aid Certificate.

Must possess a valid driver’s license with the necessary endorsements. This position requires the applicant to have and maintain a current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) including the necessary endorsements and removal of the air brake restriction. Applicants will have 30 days to meet this requirement.

Must possess a Crane Operators Certificate or be able to obtain one through company sponsored training program

Desired Qualifications
Five Years as a Journey Level Wireman.
Experience with Civil work including building foundations, operating equipment and installing duct banks.

Additional Information
The duties and responsibilities are performed in an outdoor environment. The position generally involves
occasional sitting, frequent standing, frequent walking, moderate to heavy lifting, moderate carrying, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, twisting, balancing and climbing, frequent operation of light equipment, tools and machinery and occasional operation of heavy equipment, machinery, and frequent use of computers and Smart Devices.

Performance of the position generally requires working in a variable outdoor environment such as all weather conditions, all noise levels, hazardous conditions and upon the full range of outdoor work surfaces. The use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment and/or personal protective devices) is required.

Position is covered under PSE/IBEW Collective bargaining agreement (CBA)

9 company holidays plus 2 personal holidays
Competitive paid time off coverage
Short Term Disability coverage
Long Term Disability coverage
Available Long Term Care coverage
Bereavement leave coverage
Military leave coverage
Jury duty coverage
FR Clothing allowance
Boot allowance
Competitive health and welfare coverage with supplemental wellness credits program
Competitive 401(k) investment plan with company matching funds
Life insurance coverage
Tuition reimbursement program
Expenses, per diem and mileage travel reimbursement

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