Clatskanie, OR 97016
About Clatskanie People's Utility District
Clatskanie People’s Utility District is here to serve you.
“To Be The Pacific Northwest’s Leading Public Power Innovator”
“Creating economic advantage for our communities by providing the best energy value for all of our customer-owners”
What is a People’s Utility District?
A People’s Utility District (PUD) is a publicly owned utility formed pursuant to Chapter 261 of the Oregon Constitution. We provide electric service to customers located within and without of the District boundaries. People’s Utility Districts are formed or exist in areas where a majority of the public has sought local ownership and control of their utility and lower electric costs. A People’s Utility District can usually offer lower costs because its products and services are sold at cost-based rates, there is no profit added in. The District is overseen by a five member Board of Directors representing individual Districts and elected within the District they represent. The Board appoints a General Manager to be the Chief Executive Officer for the District.
Senior Electrical/System Design Technician
Clatskanie People’s Utility District is currently seeking a full-time Senior Electrical/System Design Technician. Minimum qualifications include: 2 years of college level engineering course in electrical engineering and/or completion of the NWPPA Staking Technician Certification program 5 years of utility work experience in the areas of electrical distribution line construction or distribution field/staking engineering. Must be able to satisfactorily use computer drafting and design programs, must be able to interpret engineering drawings and legal descriptions of property. Compensation for this hourly position will be based on qualifications and experience.
Some of the essential functions: Performing design and drafting work for new and modified overhead and underground electric line construction projects using GIS and AutoCad (all designs to be in accordance with NESC and District construction standards). Ensure staking sheets, as-built drawings, and other engineering maps and drawings are created, organized, and stored in accordance with established procedures. Prepare and interpret engineering drawings and simple easement descriptions. Provide information to consultants for more complex drawings and easements. Responsible for preparation of system improvement work orders, maintenance work orders, cost estimates, initiation of construction and coordination and be able to operate basic land surveying equipment.
Applications can be found on our website under “Employment Opportunities” at clatskaniepud.com. Submit completed application, resume & cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 216, Clatskanie, OR 97016, fax (503) 308-4884, or email HR@clatskaniepud.com. The cut-off for applications is 09/18/2015. This position will remain posted until filled. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Melissa Korsmo at 503-728-2163.
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