Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate must be able to perform all job responsibilities of a GEC Journeyman lineman. Prepare purchase orders and order materials. Receive, warehouse and maintain orderly control and storage of all line materials required for maintenance, construction, and emergency purposes. Direct or personally issue all material to construction and maintenance crews and line construction contractors. Inspect material returned to the warehouse to determine whether it is re-usable, and should be returned to stock, or if it should be retired. Keep necessary warehouse records and prepare all information necessary for input into the computer to accomplish electronic preparation of all warehouse material record keeping. Operate vehicles and other equipment in a safe manner and observe all safety regulations, and looks out for the safety of others. Participate in safety and other employee meetings. Assemble materials needed for staking sheets, and occasionally make delivery to work site. Check material charge out tickets for accuracy, making any changes necessary. Account for material brought in by crews or by line contractors. Direct, or personally check out and make proper charge tickets for material leaving the warehouse. Maintain receiving records of material coming into warehouse, both returned materials and material ordered and received. Review with Operations Manager and establish appropriate inventory levels for each item in inventory. Prepare for and direct the annual physical count and reconciliation of all inventory for the annual Cooperative Audit. Take a monthly inventory of certain inventory items and assist with the reconciliation, if necessary, for those items as required by the Operations Manager. Review with the General Manager any needed revisions to the Material Inventory Procedures & Practices established to provide a standard procedure for the proper handling and controlling of the material inventory. Operate Drott Crane and line trucks in loading and unloading poles, transformers, etc. Other duties as assigned by management.
Must have a minimum of five years of line work experience and have completed Merchant course or equivalent certification as a journeyman lineman. Experience in store-keeping, inventory control, and operating equipment for handling material is desirable. High school diploma or equivalent is desirable.
Physical Requirements: Must be physically and mentally able to continuously perform strenuous tasks, such as carrying 75 pound boxes of material up and down stairs, lifting and carrying weight of 75 pounds for long periods of time, and be willing to accept duty calls under adverse weather conditions 24 hours per day. Initial and annual medical evaluation required to determine ability to perform essential job functions and subject to random drug testing.
- Must have ability to perform clerical procedures accurately and efficiently for cost and inventory record keeping and reports. Clerical aptitude is highly desirable.
- Must be able to properly and efficiently obtain quotes, purchase, receive, and store materials, including checking incoming or outgoing shipments by such methods as counting, measuring, and when necessary, weighing material.
- Must be able to ship, distribute, and issue line materials from a warehouse or yard.
Other Requirements: Must have and maintain a minimum Class A, Type 2 Commercial Driver’s License and must be able to provide documentary proof. Must be able to travel and stay overnight away from the Cooperative service area for training or representing the Cooperative as required.