To strive to obtain the proper system design through adherence to construction specifications and other requirements as specified by the Rural Utilities Service, the Public Service Commission and the National Electrical Safety Code.
Obtains and assists in securing right of way.
Draws up and processes staking sheets.
Lays out, surveys and stakes line jobs
Consults with Line Superintendents on all newly assigned jobs. In the absence of the Line Superintendent consults with appropriate crew chief.
Summarizes construction units and retirement units as needed.
Performs underground locates as requested.
Assists in maintaining system maps.
Assigns account numbers to each new member as required.
Assigns work order numbers to each new job as required.
Works with contractors and Blue Grass Energy warehouse personnel reviewing new construction, staking sheets, material tickets, billing accuracy and job closeouts.
Performs work order procedures.
Assists the Manager, Field Engineering on work orders and projects as requested.
Assists in purchasing materials when required.
Assists with outages during emergencies as requested.
Checks monthly work orders as assigned.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Engineering technology degree or higher engineering degree preferred
Two (2) years of utility working experience or 2 years of surveying experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Ability to complete reports and other paperwork and perform mathematical calculations. Must have a thorough understanding of RUS & PSC regulations and National Electrical Safety Code. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Ability to effectively communicate with the public (verbal and written) is required. Reasoning and analyzing skills are required.
Required to pass a physical examination when employed. Must have sufficient health to perform the essential functions, duties and responsibilities of the job.
Occasionally (1-33%) lifts up to 20 lbs.
Frequently (34-66%) lifts up to 10 lbs.
Occasionally (1-33%) pushes and pulls.
Occasionally (1-33%) bends/stoops, squats, kneels, climbs, balances, twists and reaches
Outside work under varying weather conditions. This position assists during emergencies as assigned. Management reserves the right to disqualify employees for this position who cannot reach their regular work location from their residence within a reasonable length of time. Walking on uneven terrain.
Equal Opportunity Employer
About Blue Grass Energy
Electric cooperative in central KY serving over 57,000 members in 23 counties.