Install and maintain overhead and underground fiber optic systems. Complete assigned work in a safe and efficient manner and maintain general condition of assigned equipment and tools. May be responsible for completing time slips, forms and reports affecting work assignments in a timely manner. May be required to work with or without supervision when not working with fiber optic crews.
JOB FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Essential functions (EF) are those activities that, if not performed, would significantly and fundamentally alter the position.
# EF/SF % of Time Job Functions
1. EF 80% Perform installation and splicing of the overhead and underground fiber optic system. Efficiently construct all phases of overhead and underground fiber optics work including splicing in compliance with all District fiber optics construction standards and practices.
2. EF 15% Responsible for assigned tools and equipment needed to install and maintain the Districts fiber optic system. This includes responsibility for protection and functional order of tools and may include purchasing and inventory of new equipment, tools, and learning new technology.
3. EF 5% Perform truck driving; assist in wire pulling, manual excavation and general construction.
4. EF Ongoing Drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
5. EF Ongoing Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
Specific KSA's: A fully skilled incumbent will have the following specific knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Requires good interpersonal skills to interact and communicate with customers and contractors.
Requires ability to perform construction and splicing practices for the installation and splicing of the overhead and underground fiber optic system.
Requires experience and interpretation abilities of construction drawings and construction and operating instructions.
If applying for this position, a RESUME and COVER LETTER are required. In your cover letter, describe your experience related to this position, including aerial line experience, and interest in working at Chelan County PUD
To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one WORD or PDF document (we do not accept .wps documents) and upload when requested through the online application process.
Incomplete application materials will not be considered.
QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
No higher-level education required. Some college or fiber optic training desired.
Requires one (1) year of line crew or fiber optic construction and maintenance experience. Fiber optic splicing experience preferred.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
Computers & Equipment: A fully skilled incumbent will have the ability to utilize the following software, hardware, or equipment:
To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook; power equipment; and light duty construction equipment. Incumbent must be able to use desktop and/or laptop computers.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk, hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or twist torso; pull, push, or exert force; and perform repetitive hand or arm motion. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds above shoulder height unassisted. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; in confined spaces; risk of electrical shock. The noise level is usually moderate.
Additional Salary Information: Outstanding medical, dental and retirement programs
Internal Number: 11455
About Chelan County PUD
Chelan County PUD provides hydro and wind power generation; water and wastewater services; wholesale fiber optic voice, data, and television capabilities; and an extensive array of parks and recreation facilities along the Columbia River. The PUD provides great opportunities to earn a competitive wage while working with a progressive utility committed to providing clean, renewable, low-cost energy to local residents and other utilities service residents of the Pacific Northwest.
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