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Electronic Technician I - IV 

Req Number TEL-18-00001  
Salary $40.89 - $47.35/Hourly (DOE)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Ephrata Service Center  
Shift Days  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  

Position Summary

An employee in this position will work under the direction of a supervisor, a supervising foreman, or foreman as assigned. Progression through the career ladder is required; if an incumbent is unable to progress in a timely manner, corrective action will be taken. This position may be required to pass a CIP security background check.

Job Description

  • Must possess a basic knowledge of electronics theory and a thorough working knowledge of the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of the District’s telecommunication and data transport systems/equipment to include, but not limited to: digital and analog microwave systems, alarm and monitoring systems, channel banks (up to DS3), frequency generation equipment, local order wire equipment, UPS systems, Telco voltage (-48VDC) power distribution systems and batteries, data networks, hubs, switches, routers, basic firewalls, data cabling standards, mobile trunked radio systems, fiber optic systems (both transport and distribution), fiber optic troubleshooting and restoration services, SCADA systems, power line carrier equipment, telemetry equipment, instrumentation equipment, modems, routers and bridges, computers, telephone systems, security cameras, video surveillance systems, PA systems, paging systems, telephone termination equipment, GPS clock and timing source equipment, and communication associated with river load control and relay transfer trip schemes.
  • May perform work functions individually, with assistance of other technicians or with the assistance of other crafts.
  • Be qualified to safely and competently operate equipment associated with Electronics Department functions.
  • Assist in the training of apprentices as required.
  • May be upgraded to foreman or assigned to other areas when required and, if qualified, as determined by supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Vision 2021. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations.
  • Understand and adhere to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.
  • Actively participate in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to:
    • Following all safety policies and procedures;
    • Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions;
    • Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor; and
    • Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.
Position Requirements

Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED from accredited institution.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Electronics Technician card/journeyman status recognized by the District and Union.
  • Two year technical degree or two year junior college degree and two years’ experience as an Electronic Technician.
  • Valid first aid card including CPR training, equivalent to the State of Washington requirements for industrial first aid.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics (KSAOs)

  • Shall keep assigned tools and equipment clean and orderly with securing repairs and maintenance as required.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work with and assist others.
  • Ability to learn via OJT, online, as well as in a classroom.
  • Work is performed in a professional, efficient, and workmanlike manner;
  • All work is accomplished in accord with District drawings, specifications, and construction standards; safety rules and regulations of the District and State of Washington are observed.
  • District policies and procedures for employees are observed.
  • Ability to read and interpret instruction books, blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and engineering sketches; be able to perform red-lines of documentation.
  • Must present a positive and professional image.
  • Ability to interact with the public.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Washington State Electrical Workers Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Write legibly and be able to maintain records, files, and fill out forms.

Physical/Mental Requirements

  • Must be mentally and physically fit for duty.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Willing to work off ladders, scaffolding, and antenna towers.
  • Ability to work in confined areas.

Closing Date to Apply: April 23, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

About the Organization Employees are our greatest assets at Grant PUD. Our dynamic team of skilled individuals define this utility. We welcome your unique experiences, skills and passion

As an equal opportunity employer, we strive for an environment of mutual respect that values diversity. We recruit, hire, train and promote all job classifications. A variety of exciting challenges and growth opportunities exist at Grant PUD. We offer training, benefits and multiple opportunities to serve the diverse needs of our regional community.

Our Mission:
To efficiently and reliably generate and deliver energy to our customers.

Our Vision:
Excellence in service and leadership
We continually ask how our performance aids in improving service quality, reliability and care for the environment in the most cost-effective manner.

Safety: We believe that employee and public safety is paramount

Innovation: We make decisions that best serve present and future generations

Service: We are committed to excellent customer service

Teamwork: We are one team with the same mission

Respect: We honor the rights and beliefs of those we work with and serve

Integrity: We hold ourselves and others accountable to professionalism in our actions and words

Heritage: We protect, preserve and perpetuate the spirit of the PUD and the Wanapum relationship  

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