Jackson Purchase Energy Cooperative (JPEC) is seeking a staking technician to join our team. Ideal candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills, ability to work under pressure, and be dependable.
This position contacts and meets with consumer-members and/or their representatives to determine their needs and answer questions regarding company requirements for ditching, poles, metering, etc. Surveys locations where work is required (new services, maintenance, etc.) and develops the design for company facilities to provide the required service. Obtains the necessary permissions for right-of-way, tree trimming, yard access, etc. Completes staking sheets and necessary attachments (e.g. right-of-way easements, highway permits, equipment data sheets, tree trimming permissions, joint-use utility notifications, estimates, BUD forms, etc.). Performs necessary calculations to ensure proper transformer, pole, guying, and wire sizes. Performs necessary calculations to ensure accurate cost estimates are provided to consumer-members (internal and external). Conducts field inspections of completed work to verify conformance with the original design. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; employee performs other reasonably-related job duties as assigned by management.
Must be able to work overtime, extended hours beyond normal shift and during emergencies (e.g. evenings, weekends, holidays, etc.) and be on call for work in all weather conditions.
Ability to communicate verbally with consumer-members in a courteous manner. Ability to walk for extended periods of time, regularly lift up to 50 pounds, occasionally over 50 pounds. Must be able to work outside exposed to the weather; heat above 100 degrees, cold below 32 degrees, high humidity, dryness, wetness, and dust (due to climate rather than other sources). Successful candidate must live within a 30-mile radius to JPEC, have a valid driver’s license, maintain good attendance/punctuality record, travel, and participate in designated training programs when necessary.
- Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent required.
- Associate degree in Business or Engineering with an emphasis in math and records management (preferred).
- Must have a strong knowledge of mathematics and be able to develop a working knowledge of electric distribution systems line design, transformer sizing, construction specifications, right-of-way easement procedure, basic surveying, National Electric Safety code, JPEC tariffs, JPEC Policies and Procedures, and applicable Kentucky Public Service Commission rules and regulations.
JPEC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
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Jackson Purchase Energy is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
How do I apply for employment with Jackson Purchase Energy?
When positions become available at JPEC, we will generally advertise the position on our website, on appropriate industry websites, on Indeed.com and in local newspapers. Each posting will include the criteria we are seeking and directions on how to apply. Résumés will be accepted as soon as the position is listed. Once résumés have been reviewed, we will contact those individuals who we feel are best qualified for an interview.
Please note that JPEC conducts drug and alcohol testing for pre-employment, as well as random and post-incident testing with our employees.
JPEC does not accept unsolicited résumés.
- Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
- Retirement plans including 401(k) or pensions
- Long-Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- Sick Leave
- Eleven paid holidays