Staking Technician or Staking Technician Trainee

Company Name: Lassen Municipal Utility District
Phone Number: (530) 257-4174
City: Susanville
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96130
Job Title: Staking Technician or Staking Technician Trainee
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Operations
Posting Start Date: July 7, 2017
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Hours

This position will investigate, survey and design electrical distribution lines in accordance with construction specifications, regulatory requirements and the District’s Service Policy.

Essential Functions will include:

  • prepare drawings and specifications (staking) for electrical distribution lines
  • perform drafting functions to maintain engineering working files
  • provide material breakdown for work orders
  • obtain load information for new/additional services and calculate transformer demand
  • prepare cost estimates and job work orders using software program
  • conduct field inspections and perform audits of field work orders
  • provide customers and developers accurate and timely information
Experience Required:

Minimum Skills and Abilities:  (Skills listed are for Staking Technician; Staking Technician Trainee would acquire some or all skills on the job)

  • a knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines;
  • good working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code, governmental requirements and construction standards;
  • familiarity with algebraic and trigonometric functions, including the ability to apply them to utility design and engineering problems;
  • ability to maintain familiarity with the feeds of all transmission and distribution lines;
  • ability to remain current on all National Electric Safety Code, G.O. 95 and G.O. 128 issues;
  • knowledge of computer terminals, calculators and other standard office equipment;
  • ability to communicate with customers, developers and employees;
  • previous electric utility experience in operations/engineering, surveying or closely related work, Auto-CAD, GIS system and automated mapping skills are highly desirable;
  • possess a valid California Class C Drivers’ License;

An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.

Applicants should be prepared to be tested to demonstrate their abilities.

Finalist will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination and alcohol/drug screening.

How to Apply:

Interested individuals must submit an LMUD Employment Application AND a current resume. 

Applications and a full job description may be obtained from our website at or contact HR at (530) 257-4174.  EOE

Posting End Date: August 7, 2017