Field Technician - Txue (10790)

EN Engineering Edinburg , TX 78540

Posted 2 months ago

Summary

May work independently or with a helper to gather detailed information on utility poles, electrical distribution and telecommunication lines, pole attachments, wire heights and any other information necessary for the purpose of pole loading, permitting, design planning, and/or drafting.

Essential Functions

  • Reliable and consistent attendance

  • Collects accurate and complete data for permits, easements, and right of ways in a timely manner

  • Able to identify most pole attachments

  • Interact professionally with clients, property owners, contractors, and developers as needed

  • Traverse terrain that can be at times difficult to access and/or in remote areas

  • General knowledge of electrical utility practices and safety

  • Work closely with other divisions within the company

  • Ability to interpret and understand field sheet notes, schematics, maps, and drawings

  • Produce routine and project specific correspondence in a neat, timely, and legible manner

  • Track time spent on jobs, the mileage and materials needed to perform duties

  • Follows and ensures others follow general safety guidelines and are wearing appropriate PPE

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competencies

  • Able to use a measuring device and understand units of measure

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Able to complete assigned responsibilities with little to no supervisor

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products and tablets

  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and have a valid driver's license

Work Environment

Work is performed primarily outdoors and involves driving to and from different job sites. Some work is performed inside in a professional office setting with routine use of office equipment.

Physical Requirements

The position requires manual dexterity, standing, walking, climbing stairs, getting in and out of a passenger truck multiple times a day, bending, kneeling, sitting for extended periods, and crouching. The employee will occasionally lift or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to hear, speak, and/or signal people to convey potential or actual safety hazards and exchange information to include receiving assignments or direction from co-workers and supervisors.

Position Type/Hours

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm or 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional overtime may be required as jobs demand.

Travel

Local day travel will be required. Minimal and infrequent overnight travel may also be necessary.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of previous experience in telecommunications and/or electrical utilities
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Field Technician - Txue (10790)

EN Engineering