Engineering Planner I - Longview, WA

Employer: Cowlitz PUD

Job Description:
Cowlitz PUD is a top employer in Cowlitz County and we want you to join our team!!
Come help us power the future!

Our Mission: Provide customers safe, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable electricity.
Our Vision: Connecting customers to energy to power Cowlitz County's future.


If you are someone who has skills in map drafting, high level of customer service and underground locating skills we encourage you to apply!! This union position has an opportunity to grow into a Engineering Planner II. In order to qualify for Engineering Planner II you must have a two (2) year technical degree or certificate from an accredited college or vocational/technical school in electrical technology.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a Engineering Planner I you will be responsible for computer map drafting, editing and report generation along with locating field work for our customers. This position requires a high level of customer service as it also serves as a back up position for our Engineering Coordinator.



EXPERIENCE, WORKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a high school graduate.
Must have completed Lower Columbia College (LCC) MATH 106 (Industrial Mathematics) or equivalent for college algebra and right-angle trigonometry courses with average or better grades or pass an equivalency/challenge test proctored by LCC for MATH 106
Must have completed a basic computer drafting course with average or better grades or pass an Intro to Mapwise Training Course offered by Cowlitz PUD GIS Department.
Knowledge of how to use personal computers, laptops, and tablets.
Must have above average mechanical aptitude, listening and writing skills as determined by testing provided by Cowlitz PUD employment testing.
Must adhere to the District’s residency requirements for response workers.

Desirable Qualifications:
A two (2) year technical degree in electrical technology from an accredited college or a certificate in electrical technology from a vocational/technical school.

Work Environment:
The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Work is performed in the office or in the field Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Remote work is not available for this position.
Performs work in compliance with the District Union Contract Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Work may be performed in the field with need to wear proper personal protection equipment (PPE) and work in all weather conditions.
HIRING PROCESS:
This recruitment will be open until filled with first review of applications on August 1, 2022.
Your application will not be reviewed if these items are missing or incomplete.
Applications are reviewed after the posting closes. Qualified candidates must submit the following to be considered:
Completed NEOGOV online application.
Supplemental questionnaire responses
Cover letter describing how your skills and experience align with the stated job responsibilities and qualifications.
Current résumé indicating relevant experience and education.

Offers of employment are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process, including potential background check, pre-placement physical exam, and full driver's abstract.

Please note this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Contact Person: Teedara Wolf
Phone: 360-501-9221
Email: twolf@cowlitzpud.org
Location: Longview, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: $30.74/hr

Posted on July 18, 2022

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