Utility Wireman Apprentice

Company Name: Grays Harbor PUD
Phone Number: (360) 538-6257
City: Aberdeen
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98520
Job Title: Utility Wireman Apprentice
Number of Openings: 2
Position Type: Substation
Posting Start Date: July 22, 2016
Salary: 32.46
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time Type: Hours

Utility Wireman Apprentice: Grays Harbor Public Utility District is seeking two full-time utility wireman apprentices to build and maintain electrical substations and other equipment with our Substation Department, including installation, cleaning, testing, troubleshooting, repair, painting, and removal of power transformers, tap changers, circuit breakers, switches, other oil filled equipment, insulators, bus, and protection and control equipment for up to 115kV class equipment. Upon hire, this position will be required to begin and successfully advance through an 8-step apprenticeship training program toward a journey-level, substation Utility Wireman qualification.

Experience Required:

The successful candidate will be familiar with electrical construction and practices and standards, electrical theory, and the tools and materials commonly used in substation work; must possess (or obtain within the first 6 months of employment) a First Aid/CPR card and a Washington State Commercial Drivers License, Class A; and will have passed the NJATC Apprenticeship Apptitude Test (or pass a District-scheduled test as arranged after an offer is extended).

 Transmission and distribution utility substation experience is preferred. This position is part of the team of journeymen, engineers, technicians and other District team members who work together on all phases of projects, therefore demonstrated teamwork and communication skills are essential. This is a bargaining unit position represented by IBEW Local 77. Please see the referenced job description for more information. Candidates with other relevant experience and qualifications are invited to apply.

 Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview, and if offered the position, must pass a background check and physical abilities test.


How to Apply:

Grays Harbor PUD is a community-owned utility with approximately 40,000 customers and 165 employees, located on the scenic coast of Washington State. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application to Human Resources, Grays Harbor PUD, PO Box 480, Aberdeen, WA 98520-0109 or email to jobapps2016@ghpud.org. Only applications that include a cover letter, resume, and completed application will be considered. Visit our website at www.ghpud.org for the complete application packet or contact us at (360) 538-6257. This position is open until filled, with a first review of applications received on or before 5:00 pm, Monday, August 15, 2016. EOE


Posting End Date: August 15, 2016