Construction Services Technician

Avista Corporation Spokane , WA 99201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Closes: October 15, 2020

Salary: DOQ

Job Description

The purpose of this role is to provide an extraordinary commitment to customer satisfaction and experience by delivering on our commitments. The Construction Services Technician will make decisions that demonstrate honesty, integrity, accountability and that promote the success of Avista.

To be an active, supportive participant within the team. To promote a high level of customer satisfaction through assistance in planning and installation of electric and gas service.

The Construction Services Technician will:

  • Assist in the design and coordinate with the construction design representatives for the selection of proper materials for new construction, maintenance and replacement of damaged Company facilities.

  • Prepare or process job drawings, material lists and material requisitions.

  • Answer customer inquiries as to construction standards, gas availability and costs, construction scheduling concerns, general questions and complaints.

  • Finish paperwork and ensures proper entries are made in CSS and WMS, to include completed metering data.

  • Capture and report out on metrics.

  • Provide data to Risk Management, Stores, Engineering and Finance Departments.


Requires demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects and to work effectively with all parties involved. Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience in a natural gas or electric distribution related field.

Must possess basic computer skills and ability to learn computer applications (GIS/AFM, Oracle, CSS, WMS, Microsoft Suite, etc.). Specialized job-related training in gas and electric design, map reading and familiarity with applicable codes, tariffs and requirements preferred. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.

To Apply

Complete an online application and attach your resume and cover letter to your profile. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of submitting your application for review. No documents can be attached after you click "Submit".

Pre-employment screening requirements

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.

Avista's Commitment to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. Avista will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process, and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible, where undue hardship would not be created for Avista. Please let us know if you would like assistance.

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Construction Services Technician

Avista Corporation