Performs a variety of computer related work including: asset management, geographic information, workforce mobility systems and SCADA, as well as other technical and administration tasks for the Public Utilities Department, including its Electric, Water and Wastewater Utilities.
An employee in this class assists the Public Utilities Department with input and processing of information on infrastructure improvements for Public Utilities’ asset management, geographic information and workforce mobility systems using completed work order and other field records; operation and trouble shooting of the Town’s SCADA systems, and electric system load management and outage monitoring and reporting. Work includes designing and formatting information on the computer and maintaining data bases. Work requires on-site visits and field work and a working knowledge of hardware and software used in public utilities functions. Work is supervised the Public Utilities Director and is evaluated through observation, conferences, and completion of projects and automation of manual processes.
Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must possess a valid commercial North Carolina driver’s license. Applicant may be subject to complete a drug screen, criminal history check, physical and driver’s license check.
Starting Annual Salary: $ 32,510.40
Date Posted: July 23, 2015
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Qualified applicants may obtain an application at the Smithfield Town Hall, 350 E. Market Street, Smithfield NC 27577 or via the Town’s website www.smithfield-nc.com.
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The City of Rock Hill, South Carolina is located 20 minutes South of Charlotte, North Carolina. Nationally recognized for its innovations in government service and excellent quality of life for its citizens is seeking an ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN IV. Rock Hill serves 68.094 customers.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Five or more years of experience in public utilities engineering design, plan review and project management. Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in electrical or computer engineering is preferred. The equivalent combination of education, training and related work experience may be considered.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
SALARY: $23.27-$32.57 Per Hour
How to apply:
Applicants may apply online at www.cityofrockhill.com. Applications are also available at Personnel Office, 155 Johnston Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
DEFINITION: This position is responsible for participating in the construction, operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system while energized at primary and secondary voltages.
REPORTS TO: The Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.
• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of
specialized training in the field of work, in addition to a high school diploma or
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major
duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an
apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
• Possession of a valid North Carolina Class "A" Drivers License or ability to readily
obtain within 6 months.
• Required to satisfactorily develop job knowledge and skills to be promoted to 1st
Class Lineman within five years of date of hire. Failure to satisfy this requirement
will result in discharge from employment.
HOURS: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday 40 hours per week and standby duties.
• Knowledge of electric line construction and maintenance practices.
• Knowledge of proper safety procedures, rules and regulations including NESC,
OSHA, APPA and City policies.
• Knowledge of hand tools, test equipment, and small power tools.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with the work.
• Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.
• Skill in operating various types of motorized equipment used in the construction,
operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system.
• Skill in climbing utility poles in a proficient manner.
• Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.
• Skill in interpersonal relations.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include the National Electric Safety Code; American Public Power Association Safety Manual; the City of Rocky Mount Personnel Manual; and OSHA regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related technical duties. Working in extreme temperatures and in confined spaces contributes to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to assist in the operation of the Electric System. Success in this position contributes to the provision of utilities for system customers.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other City personnel, vendors, and customers.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is performed while sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, climbs poles/structures, and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed outdoors, in all types of weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, and dirt. The work requires the use of protective devices such as safety glasses, FR clothes, and Rubber Gloves. Must be able to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and be on a rotating schedule to standby to be called in to work after normal working hours.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.
ENERGY SPECIALIST/TECHNICIAN - The Energy Services Department is seeking someone to perform field and office engineering work as related to electric, natural gas, and fiber optic utilities; design work orders for overhead and underground electric and natural gas system for new construction, maintenance, and repairs; provide information to builders, developers, and contractors concerning City electric and natural gas services and programs; prepare drawings in AutoCAD. Conduct energy audits, energy conservation workshops, and other programs to educate customers or citizens how to conserve energy and manage utility use and bills. Must have considerable experience in design and construction of electric distribution, gas distribution, and fiber optic systems including some experience in interpersonal and problem-solving skills in dealing with customers/builders. Thorough knowledge of materials and methods used in construction of electrical and natural gas systems; some knowledge of engineering maps and records. Thorough knowledge of building science as it relates to energy audits and energy conversation. Knowledge of electrical wiring, HVAC control circuits, or other electrical equipment. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in engineering technology, building science or related. Desired certification of Residential Energy Auditor and/or Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina. Salary grade 16; salary range $42,037 - $65,125. Apply online at www.monroenc.org and select the Employment Opportunities link. EOE/Drug Free.
The Town of Pineville has an opening for an Electric Services Director in its Electric Department. This position will report directly to the Town Manager and under their general supervision, the Electric Services Director plans, organizes, and supervises the work of the department, performs administrative tasks, and provides guidance to and participates with field services staff engaged in the construction, maintenance and repair of the overhead and underground electric utility lines and equipment. The Electric Services Director works on the coordination, planning and directing of all work activities, including long and short range planning, budget development, and administration and personnel issues. Work involves determining priorities, assigning work to crews, inspecting work in the field, and overseeing and participating in maintenance and repair activities. Work requires on-call and standby availability.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Plan the work of the department including investigating consumer needs and acquiring necessary equipment, materials, and supplies; investigates work needs and lays out work steps for crew.
Directs the work of the electrical distribution maintenance crews; plans work, sets priorities, and inspects work of crews and staff.
Coordinates electrical distribution activities with other departments and outside agencies including contractors and engineers on field projects, prepares or coordinates specifications for lines and line locations; researches and prepares reports on various activities, budget needs, equipment and other projects requested by the Town Manager.
Oversees the use of department resources including the effective use of personnel, equipment, and materials; project budget needs of the department; evaluates programs and investigates new efficiency methods; acquires necessary equipment, tools and materials to avoid work delays.
Develops the annual operating budget for the department to present to the Town Manager; including capital needs, equipment and supply inventory, revenue projections, and rate structure.
Create relationships and incentive packages to bid on new business as they locate to the Pineville area.
Performs Electric Line Technician work including operating bucket trucks, trenchers, and other equipment; installs overhead and underground electric lines; works with energized secondary and primary lines; oversees and participates in substation maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.
Coordinates and supervises all maintenance and new construction each day.
Draw and design electrical plans; oversee and maintain all new and existing projects.
Responsible for the safety of employees and the general public.
Maintain and operate (2) substations.
Coordinate all transmission activities with Duke Energy and operations on substations
Work with Electricities on customer complaints and energy audits.
Follow up and correct Pineville Electric customer issues and complaints.
Responsible for electric equipment, bucket trucks, digger, etc. making sure it is safe and in working condition on a daily basis.
Responsible for buying and maintaining enough inventories to run a reliable power system.
Ensure all work orders for new connections and disconnections are completed on a daily basis.
Serve as lead supervisor on work outages during the day while crew is working on construction.
Certified to operate all construction equipment owned by the Town.
Meet and coordinate with developers and job superintendents on all new and up fit jobs on electric system.
Supervise crew on major construction projects.
Coordinate and assist on electric needs with all other departments at the Town including, but not limited to Pineville Telephone, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation.
Assist Pineville Telephone/Telecommunications in installation of fiber in new projects (joint trench).
Responsible for sending quotes on material and equipment for best pricing.
On-call for major outages.
Assist in reading meters when necessary.
Assist with the completion of cutoffs and reconnects for non-payment.
Coordinate, prioritize, and schedule work based on work orders and customer requests including, but not limited to, repair of lights and tree trimming or removal.
Attend and train on FERC through ElectriCities.
Teach and train on all electrical practices.
Hold safety meetings and ensure all rules adhered to during working hours.
Make sure all construction adheres to national Electrical Code.
Responsible for calling in locates before digging on construction jobs.
Calculate fault current.
Keep current on alternate sources of energy, i.e., wind, solar, etc.
Performs employee training; coaching and evaluation of department staff; works with superiors on hiring, discipline and other issues including implementing proper safety precautions.
Must be able to work in extreme temperatures and exposure to hazards associated with electric line work.
Perform related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of electric distribution and transmission systems; thorough knowledge of the equipment and materials used in the construction, maintenance and repair of underground and overhead electric distribution lines and related equipment; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and related safety practices as regulated by local, state, and federal government; considerable knowledge of governmental budgeting, personnel, and purchasing practices; ability to perform short and long range planning and to articulate a vision of future system design and performance to higher management levels; ability to read and interpret engineering designs, drawings, and specifications related to electrical distribution work; ability to prepare complex records and reports; ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others including effective communication, motivation, and performance coaching; ability to maintain effective working relationships with public officials, employees, contractors, utility companies, and the general public; ability to communicate in oral and written forms effectively.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Prefer a Bachelors’ Degree with a degree in Electrical Technology or a graduate from a community or technical college with an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technology and 8 to 12 years’ experience in Electric Utility including considerable field work experience at the supervisor leader or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have either a valid North Carolina or South Carolina’s Class A commercials driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record.
First class Electric Line Technician certification.
Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing
Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; 50 pounds of force frequently and 20 pounds constantly
Must possess the visual acuity to inspect plans, designs, and written reports; prepare figures and data; use measurement devices; and operate various equipment, computers, and motor vehicles.
How to Apply:
For consideration you may apply in the following ways @ www.pinevillenc.gov. under Town Departments, Human Resources and download the application from the website. You can either mail, fax to 704-889-2364 or scan and email the application, resume, job references along with salary requirements to email@example.com for consideration.
The Town of Pineville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Employer at Will
ENERGY MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVE: Performs difficult paraprofessional and administrative duties working with customers, staff and community organizations to communicate energy awareness and promote services. Reviews residential and commercial account activity including consumption and rate schedules; responds to customer complaints and concerns; public speaking, coordinates residential energy audits; manages community outreach weatherization initiatives, promotes load management programs. Ensures field technical work orders are completed. Analyzes proper electric rate for developers and business owners. Administers heat pump and water heater rebate programs. Evaluates data for compliance with energy efficient building and rates. Serves as back up Meter Shop Technician and performs related tasks as required. Thorough knowledge of methods and practices of energy usage and conservation methods; general knowledge of fundamentals for performing energy audits; and home energy assessment experience. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited university or college with major course work in general contracting, electrical engineering technology, business analytics, or related field and possession of one of the following certifications or equivalent: BPI (Building Performance Institute) energy efficiency certification, APPA (American Public Power Association) Key Accounts Certification, NC State University Energy Management Diploma Program, NC Metering School, or NC Meter Tech Career Development Program. Possession of valid driver's license. Salary range: $44,946 - $73,150. Excellent benefits.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2016 AT 5:00 PM
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TO CITY OF NEW BERN, HUMAN RESOURCES P.O. BOX 1129 NEW BERN, NC 28563 BY THE DEADLINE DATE. THE CITY OF NEW BERN DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS OR PROVISION
303 First Street, P.O. Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563
Summary Electric Lineworker III Performs difficult skilled work in the installation, maintenance and repair of electric utility transmission and distribution lines, and related facilities. Minimum Qualifications
Supervisory Responsibilities May direct and inspect the work of subordinates.Essential Functions
Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 7am - 3:30pm; On-Call
Special Requirements: This position is subject to on-call rotation within the department and response to power outages requiring the individual to work long hours, possibly in adverse weather conditions; requires certification in First Aid and CPR. This position may be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Act and may be considered Safety Sensitive as defined by the Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace. Worker is subject to WorkFit and PreWork policies and screening.
Closing Date Application and instructions are available here. Completed applications may be submitted electronically toJobs@Lexingtonnc.gov, or mailed to City of Lexington, P.O. Box 1615, Lexington, NC 27293 until July 5, 2016 at 5:00pm. Applications are also taken at the NCWorks Career Center, 555 West Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295. Applicants offered employment will be asked to participate in a drug and alcohol screening. The City of Lexington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, non-disqualifying disability, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.
DEFINITION: This position performs difficult skilled work in the acquisition and maintenance of geographic data. REPORTS TO: The Energy Resources Engineering Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions.
• Utilize and update data in the Energy Resources department GIS; includes production of complex maps, reports, drawings, and studies. • Plan, layout and design basic overhead and underground electric distribution line replacement, relocation and installation.• Evaluates application for and performs simple engineering analysis of proposed third party attachments to utility poles. • Utilize, update data and maintain the Electric Distribution System OMS and CMS Dispatch systems; includes production of required reports.• Configures, updates, troubleshoots and trains Energy Resources department employees on GIS, OMS, CMS Dispatch, SCADA and other software applications.• Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with two to three years of experience or service.
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
City of Lexington
The City of Lexington is accepting applications for the following position
DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Seeking a highly motivated and innovative professional with exceptional communication, project management, critical thinking and analytical skills; who embodies servant leadership, a strong action oriented work ethic and a collaborative management style.
Performs complex professional, managerial, administrative and technical work planning, organizing, and directing the City’s networked computer information systems, peripheral equipment and operations that support diverse governmental and utility service delivery where 24/7 enterprise wide operational dependency is essential.
For detailed information about this position, and to apply for a position with the City of Lexington, visit our website www.lexingtonnc.gov or at NCWorks Career Centers.
Equal Opportunity Employer