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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Tnp Ft Stockton, New Mexico
Country:
United States
Industry:
Central/West Texas T&D Substat
Position type:
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number
6086254
ID
201513
Job Title:
SYSTEM TECHNICIAN (Texas - Ft. Stockton or Pecos) - 6086254

SYSTEM TECHNICIAN (Texas - Ft. Stockton or Pecos) - 6086254

POSTING DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted by Sunday, December 30, 2018.


DEPARTMENT

Department: Central/West Texas Transmission and Distribution Substation


JOB DESCRIPTION

SYSTEM TECH 2
Under limited supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment
- Installs and maintains substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment
- Performs routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement
- Trains and instructs less experienced personnel in techniques of substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying a full working knowledge of safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual
- Performs surveying and staking for new construction
- Available to perform on call work as necessary
- May serve as either dispatcher or switchman
- Properly reports and maps substation related changes to equipment and lines
- Paints, repairs, and maintains substation facilities
- Performs other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES:
- Strong knowledge and understanding of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and drafting
- Strong knowledge and understanding of safe and proper testing techniques
- Strong knowledge and understanding of substation and line construction and maintenance
- Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment
- Ability to recognize and communicate hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
High School Diploma or GED with seven or more years of related experience completion of competency levels for System Technician 4, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICESNSE, REGISTRATIONS:
Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License.  Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company's standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:       
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 
- Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY: 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with complex problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending.  Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Primarily field environment.


JOB DESCRIPTION

SYSTEM TECH 3
Under direct supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists in inspecting and testing equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment
- Assists in installation and maintenance of substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment
- Performs routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement
- Performs substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual
- Assists surveying and staking for new construction
- Available to perform on call work as necessary
- May serve as dispatcher if qualified and appointed, otherwise may serve as switchman
- Assists in properly reporting and mapping substation related changes to equipment and lines
- Assists in painting, repairing, and maintaining substation facilities

COMPETENCIES:
- General knowledge of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and electrical schematics
- General knowledge of safe and proper testing techniques
- General knowledge of substation and line construction and maintenance
- Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment
- Ability to recognize hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS                   
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
High School Diploma or GED with five to six years of related experience and completion of competency levels for System Technician 2, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS:
Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License.  Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company's standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: 
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
- Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
- Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical computations

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY: 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending.  Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Primarily field environment.


JOB DESCRIPTION

SYSTEM TECH 4
Under general supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment
- Installs and maintains substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment
- Performs routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement
- Trains and instructs less experienced personnel in techniques of substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying a full working knowledge of safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual
- Performs surveying and staking for new construction
- Available to perform on call work as necessary
- May serve as either dispatcher or switchman
- Properly reports and maps substation related changes to equipment and lines
- Paints, repairs, and maintains substation facilities
- Performs other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES:
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and drafting
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of safe and proper testing techniques
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of substation and line construction and maintenance
- Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment
- Ability to recognize and communicate hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS                   
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
High School Diploma or GED with six to seven years of related experience and completion of competency levels for System Technician 3, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License.  Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company-s standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume 
- Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY: 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending.  Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Primarily field environment.


JOB DESCRIPTION

SYSTEM TECH 5
Under limited supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Inspects and tests equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment
- Installs and maintains substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment
- Performs routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement
- Trains and instructs less experienced personnel in techniques of substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying a full working knowledge of safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual
- Performs surveying and staking for new construction
- Available to perform on call work as necessary
- May serve as either dispatcher or switchman
- Properly reports and maps substation related changes to equipment and lines
- Paints, repairs, and maintains substation facilities
- Performs other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES:
- Strong knowledge and understanding of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and drafting
- Strong knowledge and understanding of safe and proper testing techniques
- Strong knowledge and understanding of substation and line construction and maintenance
- Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment
- Ability to recognize and communicate hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 
High School Diploma or GED with seven or more years of related experience completion of competency levels for System Technician 4, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICESNSE, REGISTRATIONS:
Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver-s License.  Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company-s standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: 
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 
- Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY: 
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with complex problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending.  Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Primarily field environment.


SALARY RANGE

Pay Grades:

Sysem Tech 2 - $27.30/hour

System Tech 3 - $29.22/hour

System Tech 4 - $31.14/hour

System Tech 5 - $38.45/hour


DOT STATEMENT

This position performs one or more covered or "safety sensitive" tasks that are regulated by the Department of Transportations (DOT) natural gas pipeline or commercial motor vehicle driver related regulations.  Both types of jobs require that all individuals meet specific criteria, training, and pre-employment qualifications as defined by the DOT, which may include physical examinations and/or successful background information as required for the specific job.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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