Position: Senior Accountant

Reports to: CFO

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Prepare and analyze the financial statements. Prepare other returns and reports for CTEC, CTESC, and Central Texas Electric Operation Round-Up.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and post journal entries.
  2. Prepare account reconciliations.
  3. Prepare monthly financial statements.
  4. Prepare sales tax returns, franchise tax reports, Gross Receipts Assessment Report, Form 2290 Heavy Highway Vehicle Tax return, and other reports as needed.
  5. Review and approve accounts payable transactions.
  6. Responsible for cash management.
  7. Assist in preparation of audit work papers.
  8. Maintain records in accordance with established retention guidelines.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned by the CFO.
  10. Responsible for the adherence to safety practices, rules, and standards, and ensuring the compliance of co-workers.

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or closely related field is required.

 

Experience:

Two to three years prior general accounting experience required.

 

Job Knowledge:

A working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must be able to create Excel worksheets, charts, and graphs in order to analyze and present information. Must be able to use Word to prepare professional communications. Knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred.
  2. Must be able to analyze data and reports, conduct research, and resolve problems.
  3. Must be able to handle a variety of diverse tasks and to organize work details to meet varying deadlines with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  4. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  5. Must be able to operate commonly used office equipment.
  6. Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

 

Working Environment:

This position requires working the majority of the time inside an office building under normal office conditions. This position may require the exertion of up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently. This position requires repetitive motions and manual dexterity for duties such as data entry.

 

 

Position: Assistant Staking Technician                       

Reports to: Director of Operations and Engineering

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

To assist in surveying, planning, routing, relocation, or rebuilding of existing or new electrical power lines.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist crew leader in design, routing, and lay out of electric distribution and service facilities in accordance with mem­ber's requests, while satisfying RUS Specifica­tions and accepted practices for design and construction of rural lines. Assist in preparing staking sheets, customer job orders, and connection orders in accordance with the Cooperative's accepted practice.
  2. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition; and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  3. Assist in preparing staking sheets and related agreements to accommodate joint use of poles and trenches by other utilities in accor­dance with the agreement with each utility.
  4. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  5. Prepare sketches and plans, including necessary drafting as required.
  6. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Director of Operations and Engineering to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.

 

Experience:

Prior experience as an assistant staking technician is preferred.  Experience working with the public helpful.  Prior experience with GPS and surveying equipment preferred.

 

Job Knowledge:

 

Must have a strong knowledge of mathematics and be able to develop a working knowledge of distribution line design, transformer sizing, construction specifications, right-of-way easement procedures, relocation procedures, drafting, construction materials, communication skills, and basic surveying.  Must have basic computer skills and desire to expand on those skills.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  3. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  4. Must be able to use office equipment such as a copier, facsimile, computer, and printer.
  5. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory with some office time each day.  Individual must be willing to work in all weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.

 

 

Position: Right of Way Specialist I (Crew Helper)

Reports to: District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the cutting, clearing, trimming, and spraying of trees, shrubs, and brush for construction and maintenance of power lines.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform manual labor type tasks such as cutting down trees and trimming brush, spraying trees and brush, and chipping up cut brush.
  2. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including P/U trucks, bucket trucks, possibly bulldozer, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  3. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  4. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  5. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  6. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  7. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.

 

Experience:

Previous experience working with chainsaws, chippers, and power trimmers preferred.

 

Job Knowledge:

Prefer individual to have prior knowledge of operations and proper procedures for the use of chainsaws, chippers, and power trimmers.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess a valid Texas Class A CDL license with good driving record or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  3. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  4. Must be able to lift/move 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  5. Must be able to operate or learn to operate equipment including bucket trucks, chainsaws, power trimmers, chippers, and other related equipment.
  6. Must be able to perform manual digging with a pick and shovel.
  7. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.
  8. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  9. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.

 

Working Environment:

This position requires the individual to perform a variety of tasks with the majority of the work schedule being performed outdoors at various field locations within the service territory each day.  Must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload.

 

 

Position: Lineman – Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Reports to: District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the construction, repair, maintenance, and installation of power lines, both above and underground, and installation of transformers and meters. Multiple positions, from entry-level Lineman Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman, currently available within our service area. Position and location will be determined based upon candidate’s qualifications, experience, and the Co-op’s needs at time of hire.

 

Lineman Helper

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Perform manual labor type tasks such as assisting in loading and unloading poles, digging and tamping pole holes, setting and removing poles, cleaning vehicles, loading materials, digging ditches, and cutting brush.
  3. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  4. Anticipate linemen’s needs and supply them with proper tools, equipment, and materials, commonly through the use of a handline.
  5. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  6. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  7. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  8. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  9. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  10. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.
  11. Constructs, replaces, repairs, and performs maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.

 

Apprentice Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Assist in installation meter and transformer pads.
  4. Assist in installation and disconnection of meters.
  5. Assist in installation and maintaining of security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Assists in ensuring all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

2nd Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Install meter and transformer pads.
  4. Install and disconnect meters.
  5. Install and maintain security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Installs, repairs, and performs maintenance of underground cable.
  2. Install meter and transformer pads.
  3. Install and disconnect meters.
  4. Install and maintain security lighting.
  5. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  6. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  7. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  8. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  9. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  10. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  11. The individual must be able to serve stand-by duty on a rotation basis and must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing stand-by duties.
  12. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  13. Provide training and supervision to other members of line crew, especially in the absence of the Line Foreman.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required. Additionally, for Apprentice Lineman, completion of basic pole climbing is required and graduation from vocational/technical school in power line studies is preferred. 2nd Class Lineman must have completed an apprenticeship lineman program. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman will have completed advanced lineman training/lineman certification. All positions must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Experience:

Previous experience working with electrical systems and prior construction knowledge and abilities is preferred, but not required, for Lineman Helper. Apprentice Lineman should have one to three years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations. 2nd Class Lineman should have two to five years’ experience. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must have five to ten years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance.

 

Job Knowledge:

Apprentice through Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess knowledge of RUS and REA line specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations. Prior experience in basic technical utility knowledge required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess a valid Texas CDL (class A) license with good driving record or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  2. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  3. Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
  4. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  5. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  6. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  7. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.
  8. Lineman Helper must be able to perform manual digging with a pick and shovel.
  9. Lineman Helper must be able to tie knots, rig blocks, and frame poles per specifications.
  10. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must be able to climb poles of all types and perform required jobs while on poles.
  11. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess skills and abilities to perform all required jobs with the installation of materials, apparatus, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution lines.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory each day. The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms. Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload. Must be able to serve on-call duty on a rotation basis.

 

Position: Lineman – Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Reports to: District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the construction, repair, maintenance, and installation of power lines, both above and underground, and installation of transformers and meters. Multiple positions, from entry-level Lineman Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman, currently available within our service area. Position and location will be determined based upon candidate’s qualifications, experience, and the Co-op’s needs at time of hire.

 

Lineman Helper

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Perform manual labor type tasks such as assisting in loading and unloading poles, digging and tamping pole holes, setting and removing poles, cleaning vehicles, loading materials, digging ditches, and cutting brush.
  3. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  4. Anticipate linemen’s needs and supply them with proper tools, equipment, and materials, commonly through the use of a handline.
  5. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  6. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  7. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  8. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  9. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  10. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.
  11. Constructs, replaces, repairs, and performs maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.

 

Apprentice Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Assist in installation meter and transformer pads.
  4. Assist in installation and disconnection of meters.
  5. Assist in installation and maintaining of security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Assists in ensuring all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

2nd Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Install meter and transformer pads.
  4. Install and disconnect meters.
  5. Install and maintain security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Installs, repairs, and performs maintenance of underground cable.
  2. Install meter and transformer pads.
  3. Install and disconnect meters.
  4. Install and maintain security lighting.
  5. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  6. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  7. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  8. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  9. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  10. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  11. The individual must be able to serve stand-by duty on a rotation basis and must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing stand-by duties.
  12. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  13. Provide training and supervision to other members of line crew, especially in the absence of the Line Foreman.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required. Additionally, for Apprentice Lineman, completion of basic pole climbing is required and graduation from vocational/technical school in power line studies is preferred. 2nd Class Lineman must have completed an apprenticeship lineman program. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman will have completed advanced lineman training/lineman certification. All positions must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Experience:

Previous experience working with electrical systems and prior construction knowledge and abilities is preferred, but not required, for Lineman Helper. Apprentice Lineman should have one to three years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations. 2nd Class Lineman should have two to five years’ experience. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must have five to ten years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance.

 

Job Knowledge:

Apprentice through Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess knowledge of RUS and REA line specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations. Prior experience in basic technical utility knowledge required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess a valid Texas CDL (class A) license with good driving record or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  2. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  3. Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
  4. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  5. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  6. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  7. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.
  8. Lineman Helper must be able to perform manual digging with a pick and shovel.
  9. Lineman Helper must be able to tie knots, rig blocks, and frame poles per specifications.
  10. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must be able to climb poles of all types and perform required jobs while on poles.
  11. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess skills and abilities to perform all required jobs with the installation of materials, apparatus, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution lines.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory each day. The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms. Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload. Must be able to serve on-call duty on a rotation basis.

Position: Lineman – Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Reports to: District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the construction, repair, maintenance, and installation of power lines, both above and underground, and installation of transformers and meters. Multiple positions, from entry-level Lineman Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman, currently available within our service area. Position and location will be determined based upon candidate’s qualifications, experience, and the Co-op’s needs at time of hire.

 

Lineman Helper

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Perform manual labor type tasks such as assisting in loading and unloading poles, digging and tamping pole holes, setting and removing poles, cleaning vehicles, loading materials, digging ditches, and cutting brush.
  3. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  4. Anticipate linemen’s needs and supply them with proper tools, equipment, and materials, commonly through the use of a handline.
  5. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  6. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  7. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  8. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  9. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  10. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.
  11. Constructs, replaces, repairs, and performs maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.

 

Apprentice Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Assist in installation meter and transformer pads.
  4. Assist in installation and disconnection of meters.
  5. Assist in installation and maintaining of security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Assists in ensuring all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

2nd Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Install meter and transformer pads.
  4. Install and disconnect meters.
  5. Install and maintain security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Installs, repairs, and performs maintenance of underground cable.
  2. Install meter and transformer pads.
  3. Install and disconnect meters.
  4. Install and maintain security lighting.
  5. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  6. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  7. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  8. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  9. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  10. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  11. The individual must be able to serve stand-by duty on a rotation basis and must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing stand-by duties.
  12. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  13. Provide training and supervision to other members of line crew, especially in the absence of the Line Foreman.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required. Additionally, for Apprentice Lineman, completion of basic pole climbing is required and graduation from vocational/technical school in power line studies is preferred. 2nd Class Lineman must have completed an apprenticeship lineman program. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman will have completed advanced lineman training/lineman certification. All positions must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Experience:

Previous experience working with electrical systems and prior construction knowledge and abilities is preferred, but not required, for Lineman Helper. Apprentice Lineman should have one to three years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations. 2nd Class Lineman should have two to five years’ experience. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must have five to ten years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance.

 

Job Knowledge:

Apprentice through Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess knowledge of RUS and REA line specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations. Prior experience in basic technical utility knowledge required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess a valid Texas CDL (class A) license with good driving record or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  2. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  3. Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
  4. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  5. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  6. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  7. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.
  8. Lineman Helper must be able to perform manual digging with a pick and shovel.
  9. Lineman Helper must be able to tie knots, rig blocks, and frame poles per specifications.
  10. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must be able to climb poles of all types and perform required jobs while on poles.
  11. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess skills and abilities to perform all required jobs with the installation of materials, apparatus, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution lines.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory each day. The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms. Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload. Must be able to serve on-call duty on a rotation basis.

Position: Member Services Representative

Reports to: Member Services Manager

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Represent the Cooperative in the promotion of Cooperative services and programs to members and employees by meeting with current or prospective members to establish or terminate electric service, assist with member inquiries or complaints, collect membership fees, deposits, and trip fees.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Accept applications for new and/or existing electric service, collect membership fees, deposits, trip fees, and coordinate connects/disconnects.
  2. Create Service Orders for new service, termination of service, meter changes, disconnection and reconnection for non-pay, and other service requests.
  3. Assist with media relations, meeting planning, and other related events.
  4. Provide assistance to members regarding energy use.  Assist with identifying possible areas of energy usage and energy conservation.
  5. Assist with group presentations on energy related topics to civic organizations and schools.
  6. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Member Services Manager to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.  Associate degree in office management, business administration, secretarial administration, or related field preferred.

 

Experience:

Minimum 2 years customer relations experience required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Continuing education in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets and databases preferred.  Continuing education in Microsoft Office software applications preferred.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public, vendors, and co-workers.
  2. Must be able to lift/move 25 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  3. Must possess excellent computer skills with word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  4. Must be well organized, personable, and able to exercise discretion and use sound judgment in dealing with people and confidential information.
  5. Must possess a valid Texas Drivers License with a good driving record.
  6. Bilingual (Spanish) abilities are preferred.

 

Working Environment:

This position requires working most of the time inside an office building with the usual office conditions.  This position requires repetitive motions and manual dexterity for duties such as dialing and keyboarding.  The individual must be able to use office equipment such as a copier, facsimile, calculator, computer, and printer.  This position requires the individual to conduct research, prepare, analyze, and present data and reports, and coordinate resources.  The individual must be able to present information to others and work with deadlines.

 

Position: Lineman – Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Reports to: District Operations Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the construction, repair, maintenance, and installation of power lines, both above and underground, and installation of transformers and meters. Multiple positions, from entry-level Lineman Helper to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman, currently available within our service area. Position and location will be determined based upon candidate’s qualifications, experience, and the Co-op’s needs at time of hire.

 

Lineman Helper

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Perform manual labor type tasks such as assisting in loading and unloading poles, digging and tamping pole holes, setting and removing poles, cleaning vehicles, loading materials, digging ditches, and cutting brush.
  3. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  4. Anticipate linemen’s needs and supply them with proper tools, equipment, and materials, commonly through the use of a handline.
  5. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures.
  6. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  7. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  8. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  9. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  10. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.
  11. Constructs, replaces, repairs, and performs maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.

 

Apprentice Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Assist in installation meter and transformer pads.
  4. Assist in installation and disconnection of meters.
  5. Assist in installation and maintaining of security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Assists in ensuring all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

2nd Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assists linemen, as instructed, in the preparation, construction, replacement, and maintenance of electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment.
  2. Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair of underground cable.
  3.  Install meter and transformer pads.
  4. Install and disconnect meters.
  5. Install and maintain security lighting.
  6. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  7. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  8. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  9. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  10. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  11. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  12. Must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing on-call duties.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Journeyman/1st Class Lineman

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Installs, repairs, and performs maintenance of underground cable.
  2. Install meter and transformer pads.
  3. Install and disconnect meters.
  4. Install and maintain security lighting.
  5. Conduct line patrol activities and report maintenance needs as necessary.
  6. Assist in digging and tamping pole holes; load, unload, set, and remove poles.
  7. Operate vehicles and heavy equipment including line trucks, boom trucks, underground trencher, and digger truck, and other associated equipment in a safe and proficient manner.
  8. Set up and remove barricades, flags, and signs for traffic control and work zone protection in compliance with safety procedures
  9. Operate and maintain transportation equipment, tools, and working equipment in proper condition, and report deficiencies or repairs needed.
  10. Ensures all tools, equipment, and unused materials are returned and replaced on the line truck after the completion of a job or the day’s work.
  11. The individual must be able to serve stand-by duty on a rotation basis and must be able to report to work within 20 minutes of being notified that services are required when performing stand-by duties.
  12. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  13. Provide training and supervision to other members of line crew, especially in the absence of the Line Foreman.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the District Operations Supervisor or Foreman to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required. Additionally, for Apprentice Lineman, completion of basic pole climbing is required and graduation from vocational/technical school in power line studies is preferred. 2nd Class Lineman must have completed an apprenticeship lineman program. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman will have completed advanced lineman training/lineman certification. All positions must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.

 

Experience:

Previous experience working with electrical systems and prior construction knowledge and abilities is preferred, but not required, for Lineman Helper. Apprentice Lineman should have one to three years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations. 2nd Class Lineman should have two to five years’ experience. Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must have five to ten years’ experience in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance.

 

Job Knowledge:

Apprentice through Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess knowledge of RUS and REA line specifications, National Electric Code, National Electric Safety Code, and OSHA Rules and Regulations. Prior experience in basic technical utility knowledge required.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess a valid Texas CDL (class A) license with good driving record or be able to obtain within 90 days.
  2. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  3. Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
  4. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  5. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  6. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  7. Must be able to walk distances up to one mile in uneven terrain.
  8. Lineman Helper must be able to perform manual digging with a pick and shovel.
  9. Lineman Helper must be able to tie knots, rig blocks, and frame poles per specifications.
  10. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must be able to climb poles of all types and perform required jobs while on poles.
  11. Apprentice to Journeyman/1st Class Lineman must possess skills and abilities to perform all required jobs with the installation of materials, apparatus, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of electric distribution lines.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various field locations within the service territory each day. The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions, including help with service restoration during storms. Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload. Must be able to serve on-call duty on a rotation basis.

 

Position: Warehouse Specialist II

Reports to: CFO

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for inventory management including preparing requisitions, receiving, stocking and issuing all materials used for power line construction and maintenance.  Performs all aspects of a full-service warehouse.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs all day-to-day operations of the warehouse in accordance with established procedures.
  2. Prepares monthly requisition in order to maintain adequate inventory levels.  Ensures that paperwork is complete, accurate and on time.
  3. Receive shipments from vendors; unload and verify item and quantities received with those ordered.
  4. Stock all items in warehouse and yard in an organized, efficient manner.
  5. Prepare work order picking lists, pull materials and issue to crews (CTEC and contract).  Issue maintenance items using JCT form.
  6. Deliver materials to crews in the field when requested.
  7. Receive returns and retirement and restock or discard depending on condition and use.
  8. Input all material transactions in the computer system to maintain accurate inventory quantities.
  9. Perform physical inventory upon request.  Ensure accuracy of material counted.  Assist with periodic and annual inventory of materials.
  10. Inspect and operate the forklift and other equipment needed to perform warehouse duties in a safe, proficient manner.
  11. Work in other warehouses for training and when needed.  Performs all duties of Warehouseman.
  12. Maintain warehouse and yard in a clean, orderly manner that promotes efficiency and safe working conditions to eliminate hazards.
  13. Responsible for compliance with the Cooperative's safety rules, safety policies, and safety procedures.
  14. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Warehouse Specialist III or Chief Financial Officer to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required. 

 

Experience:

Two to four years experience in warehouse and inventory control, experience in shipping, receiving, distributing, and storing of materials is required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Must possess or be able to acquire knowledge of RUS construction specifications and OSHA Rules and Regulations.  Must possess a strong working knowledge of computers and Windows applications.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
  3. Must possess knowledge for forklift operation certification.
  4. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  5. Must be able to operate equipment including a forklift and other related equipment.
  6. Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  7. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  8. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  9. Must be able to walk in uneven and difficult terrain.

 

Working Environment:

The work schedule will be performed both inside and outside each day.  The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions.  Overtime may be required at times of heavy workload or outages.

 

Position: Meter Tech I

Reports to: Metering Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

Position Summary:

Conducts meter change outs, collection of delinquent accounts, troubleshoot meter usage / functioning discrepancies, and reading meters as assigned.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complete meter change outs, connects and disconnects in accordance with the procedures of the Cooperative under direct supervision.
  2. Ensure all meters are properly sealed after installation.
  3. Investigate meter tampering/power theft and communicate information to Supervisor.
  4. Troubleshoot/investigate meter functioning discrepancies at member locations.
  5. Re-fuse, connect and disconnect transformers under direct supervision.
  6. Assist members/troubleshoot with minor usage complaints.
  7. In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Supervisor and/or Director of Operations and Engineering to perform other duties from time to time.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalency is required.

 

Experience:

Minimum of one year experience as a Meter Reader/Technician or one year experience in maintaining and installing meters and metering equipment preferred.  Computer software proficiency required.

 

Job Knowledge:

Basic knowledge of all types of electrical meters and electrical recording instruments preferred.  Basic knowledge of electricity and electrical distribution systems preferred.  Knowledge of local and county area is preferred.

 

Abilities and Skills:

  1. Must possess valid Texas driver license with good driving record.
  2. Must possess skills in map reading.
  3. Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
  4. Must possess good computer skills and be able to accurately interpret/enter information into a handheld computer.
  5. Must be able to lift/move 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
  6. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time, sometimes in uneven terrain.
  7. Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
  8. Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
  9. Must be able to work with deadlines.

 

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed traveling to and working at various locations within the service territory each day.  The individual must be willing to work in all adverse weather conditions.  The position also requires working inside an office building with the usual office conditions.

 

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