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Closed from 12:00-1:00 for lunch

Feb 02, 2009

CENTRAL LINCOLN

Position Bid No. 19-03

January 10, 2019

                                                            Notice of Vacancy

The position of Customer Service Representative, 1st Six Months at Central Lincoln’s Newport headquarters location will be open for bid from January 10, 2019 through January 24, 2019.

Customer Service Representatives serve as the first point of contact for customers.  Representatives will identify, investigate and resolve customer issues, process payments, and update customer accounts, process service orders to establish or discontinue electrical service, and manage delinquent accounts.   Representatives work individually and as a team to meet Central Lincoln's objectives and exceed our customers' expectations.

This position requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years’ business office experience which demonstrates the required knowledge, skills and abilities; or a college graduate with a working knowledge of business office practices may be qualifying.

The hourly rate of pay for a Customer Service Representative, 1st Six Months as of April 1, 2018 is $18.35. You can read the complete position description and apply online at Central Lincoln’s external website at http://clpud.org/employment/ through January 24, 2019. Internal candidates please use the “Position Bid Application” form and attach it through NEOGOV.  This position will be posted inside and outside concurrently. EOE

Brian Barth

Interim General Manager


                                                                                  

   CENTRAL LINCOLN PUD                                                                               

 Position Bid No. 19-02

 January 7, 2019

                                                            Notice of Vacancy

The position of Journeyman Tree Trimmer at Central Lincoln’s Northern Operations Center will be open for bid from January 7, 2019 through January 21, 2019.

This position works as part of a tree trimming crew that performs utility line clearance work. Primary responsibilities include trimming trees, clearing brush, maintaining the right of way and providing general maintenance of Central Lincoln facilities near power lines.

This position requires a minimum of two (2) years’ Journeyman experience in clearing and trimming around and near primary voltage energized electrical lines and is able to qualify by examination. Requires a Class B State of Oregon CDL with Air Brakes Endorsement and able to obtain a Class A State of Oregon CDL within 6 months of hire. Oregon Public Pesticide Applicator License with Right-of-Way category is required within 6 months of hire. Completion of an approved tree trimming apprenticeship is required.

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyman Tree Trimmer as of April 1, 2018 is $38.97. You can read the complete job description and apply online at Central Lincoln’s external website at http://clpud.org/employment/ through January 21, 2019. Internal candidates please use the “Position Bid Application” form and attach it through NEOGOV.  This position will be posted inside and outside concurrently. EOE

Brian Barth

Interim General Manager


CENTRAL LINCOLN PUD     

            Position Bid No. 19-01

           January 7, 2019

                                                            Notice of Vacancy

The position of Journeyman Tree Trimmer at Central Lincoln’s Reedsport location will be open for bid from January 7, 2019 through January 21, 2019.

This position works as part of a tree trimming crew that performs utility line clearance work. Primary responsibilities include trimming trees, clearing brush, maintaining the right of way and providing general maintenance of Central Lincoln facilities near power lines.

This position requires a minimum of two (2) years’ Journeyman experience in clearing and trimming around and near primary voltage energized electrical lines and is able to qualify by examination. Requires a Class B State of Oregon CDL with Air Brakes Endorsement and able to obtain a Class A State of Oregon CDL within 6 months of hire. Oregon Public Pesticide Applicator License with Right-of-Way category is required within 6 months of hire. Completion of an approved tree trimming apprenticeship is required.

The hourly rate of pay for a Journeyman Tree Trimmer as of April 1, 2018 is $38.97. You can read the complete job description and apply online at Central Lincoln’s external website at http://clpud.org/employment/ through January 21, 2019. Internal candidates please use the “Position Bid Application” form and attach it through NEOGOV.  This position will be posted inside and outside concurrently. EOE

Brian Barth

Interim General Manager


                                                       CITY OF ELLENSBURG

 

                            E M P L O Y M E N T  O P P O R T U N I T Y

                                                      

Lineperson

DEPARTMENT:        Public Works & Utilities - Light Division         

SALARY:                    2019 wage, $46.27/hour

OPENING DATE:      December 7, 2018

CLOSING DATE:      December 28, 2018

JOB SUMMARY:

Construct, maintain, inspect, and operate overhead and underground electrical distribution system, energized or de-energized, in accordance with applicable City practices and safety regulations.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

All of the following are to be performed while adhering to City of Ellensburg operational policies, safety rules, and procedures.  This position requires regular and consistent attendance to accomplish the following essential functions:

Open switches or install grounding devices to energized equipment to deenergize lines or accessories

Operate digger / derrick, bucket truck, backhoes and other tools and equipment necessary in the installation and maintenance of distribution system

Climb poles or ride in buckets attached to truck mounted boom to work on line hardware and accessories

Install new wires to crossarm insulators and splice wire to existing lines to complete circuit

Cover energized lines to facilitate safe handling of high voltage lines without interrupting service by power shutoff

Operate long insulated poles (hot-sticks) on 15 kV fitted with mechanically or hydraulic operated grasping and crimping tools; operate loadbreak tools on padmounted equipment; operate necessary equipment and tools utilized in the installation and maintenance of distribution system

Install pole hardware and auxiliary equipment such as transformers, lightning arrestors, switches, fuses, and insulators using hand tools; transfer wires from defective poles to new poles

Load and unload poles, transformers, padmounted gear, wire and other related items with boom

Install conduit, vaults, and other underground distribution materials; install cables, grounds, and terminations in pedestals or underground vaults

Read and interpret work requests and schematics; complete time slips and necessary reports affecting job assignments; respond to after hour callouts as required

On a rotation basis employee will be On Call Person; primary residence within 30 minutes of headquarters within 90 days of hire date

Follow applicable safety rules and practices; complete work in a safe and efficient manner; protect against damage to public and private property during line construction and maintenance; ensure proper use and care of equipment assigned

Serve as acting Foreperson, Serviceperson, and Inspector as assigned

Trim trees as necessary to eliminate the possibility of contact with energized lines

Knowledge of and Qualified Worker certification per WAC 296-45

Traffic signal, metering experience, and street light maintenance and operation experience preferred but not required

Other duties may be assigned. 

This is a representative sample--not to imply a complete listing of responsibilities and tasks.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or equivalent; completion of a three-year apprentice program and one-year experience at journey-level lineman.  Recent training in pole top rescue, bucket rescue, vault rescue, confined space, and trenching & excavation.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as work sketches, schematics, blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to complete reports and time slips.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to use algebraic formulas to calculate Ohms Law.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

(A) Thorough knowledge of electrical overhead and underground practices, Electrical Workers Safety Rules, pole top, bucket, vault rescue, confined space, trench & excavation, and city policies and work practices.

(B) Skill in operating the listed tools and equipment.

(C) Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, other governmental agency representatives, City officials and the general public.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be physically capable of moving about on construction work sites and under adverse field conditions.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Aerial lift truck, digger/derrick, boom truck, pickup truck, backhoe, dump truck, wire tension trailer, cable pulling trailer, pole climbing equipment, jackhammer, compactors, hydraulic line tools, hot-sticks, line tools, 35' extendo-rod, pentahead wrench, motor vehicle, cell phone, federally licensed radio.  Computer skills and experience with Windows based programs preferred but not required.  This is a representative sample – not to imply a complete listing of equipment and tools used. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

First aid and CPR/AED certification; Journeyman Lineman's certification; Must possess a valid State driver's license including class A CDL with air brakes and maintain an insurable driving record; have ability to obtain a Washington State flagging card and digger / derrick crane card within 2 years.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move about inside and outside on uneven terrain and remain in a stationary position.  The employee is frequently required to use and operate aforementioned tools, controls, and equipment, ascend, sit, and descend equipment, and position self at different levels to perform essential functions of this position; the employee is required to effectively communicate accurate information.  The employee is frequently required to climb or ride a bucket and work using hand tools up to 45' above ground.  The employee is occasionally required to detect various odors to identify overheating transformers, burning electrical insulators, etc.

The employee must frequently move and or transport up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move and or transport up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, works in high, precarious places, is exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and vibrations.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

The key relationships described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will provide information to and collect information from contractors, other City departments, and the public.  Contact will be made in person and by telephone

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

BENEFITS:  Public Employees Retirement System and Social Security; Medical/Dental/Life/Disability Insurance, vacation, sick leave, holidays. This position is represented by IBEW Local #77.

FILING OF AN APPLICATION:  A COMPLETED ORIGINAL CITY OF ELLENSBURG APPLICATION FORM IS REQUIRED. A RESUME SUBMITTED IN LIEU OF THE COMPLETED APPLICATION PACKET WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. Application forms may be obtained from the1st floor foyer or Human Resources Department, 501 North Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA  98926. All applications will be reviewed and those applicants who most satisfactorily meet the requirements will be tested and/or interviewed. Reference checks will be made prior to an offer of employment. Appointment will be made as soon thereafter as possible.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT OF 1986, ALL NEW EMPLOYEES WILL BE ADVISED OF ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTS TO VERIFY IDENTITY AND WORK AUTHORIZATION, WHICH MUST BE SUBMITTED WITHIN THREE (3) DAYS OF DATE OF HIRE. THIS IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF ELLENSBURG.

The City of Ellensburg is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all persons without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or any other non-merit factor. We will provide reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants, if requested and the Human Resources Department is notified at least two (2) days prior to the need.

                        THE CITY OF ELLENSBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

EOE/M/F/D/V

HUMAN RESOURCES PHONE NO.:  (509) 962-7222                                      FAX NO.:   (509) 962-7143


                                                         

                                        

                                 


                                                                                 

Avista, www.avistautilities.com/inside/careers/pages/default.aspx

CoosCurry Electrical Coop, www.cooscurryelectric.com/

PP&L, www.pacificorp.com

Central Lincoln PUD, www.clpud.org

Consumers Power, www.consumerspower.org

Lane Electric, www.laneelectric.com

City of Roseburg, www.cityofroseburg.org

City of Ashland, www.ashland.or.us

Central Lincoln PUD www.clpud.org/index.html

SUB, www.subutil.com

Surprise Valley, www.surprisevalleyelectric.org/

EWEB, www.eweb.org




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