Pike Corporation Distribution Field Technician II in Florence, South Carolina
This is the second level of the field technician positions. Incumbent will possess the skills as outlined in the Distribution Field Tech I position analysis. This position may be a training slot for a Designer position within the organization.
Qualifications for this incumbent include:
Power Utility experience Desired **
Local candidates preferred
**being well organized in actions and written communication,
*being familiar with common computer software including MS Office Suite and utility system/facility mapping and symbols;
**having experience infield data collection, design or line construction in a utility environment,
**being familiar with GIS systems and basic data structures
*The incumbent will be able to identify most standard overhead and underground utility equipment.
**Incumbent must have a high level of self-motivation and be able to work independently
*. Incumbent will be required to work in an outside environment.
Essential Duties : Responsible for the collection of facilities field data as specified for use by others in updating facilities records or preparing design documents. This position encompasses data collection, measurement, mapping, field photography, equipment or unit inventory, staking, and similar field-based reconnaissance at the direction of senior technical or engineering employees.
This position will often work with more senior employees in the field acting as a design or staking assistant.
Among the incumbent’s responsibilities are the following:
• The incumbent will adhere to and be a strong advocate for UCS’s Core Values to both UCS employees and our client(s)
• The Incumbent may be required to assist in power restoration efforts in natural disaster events (eg: driver, wire sitter, runner)
• The incumbent will be familiar with and follow all practices as outlined in the UCS Safety Manual
• The incumbent will be an advocate of safety and participate in all safety initiatives
• Accurately and neatly gather field data using paper drawings, forms, electronic data collection devices, digital cameras, or other formats and/or devices specified by the project manager and/or client.
• Identification of most standard overhead and underground distribution facilities.
• Correctly identify items to be documented in the field.
• Be familiar with and have a basic working knowledge of technology tools such as hand-held data collection units, laser range finders, digital cameras, and GPS receivers.
• Accurately record measurements and dimensions of requested items; be able to recognize levels of detail required to create a complete and accurate accounting of the field inventory and environment per the project specifications. • Accurately records data and measurements using correct standards and symbology such that the resulting product is clear and easily understood by office based project personnel.
• Meets production targets and understands the importance of project deliverables and milestones.
• Overnight travel may be required
• Follow all UCS and client safety practices and promote a safe working environment
• Work independently
• Customer Oriented
• Able to manage multiple tasks and assist in the training of Distribution Field Tech I’s and new peers. .
• Be able and comfortable working in an outside environment
• Act as a team leader of lesser skilled employees if assigned
• Identify possible efficiency and cost saving practices
• The incumbent will have a valid driver’s license
QUALIFICATIONS: 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.
REGULAR ATTENDANCE is required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Required High school degree or GED and Associates degree
Experience : 1-3 Year(s) Experience in utility power distribution engineering or craft
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: N/A ON-THE-JOB TRAINING: A combination of job shadowing, classroom and interaction with more experienced employees as needed during first year in the position.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: A. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc. B. Ability to write reports, Business correspondence, and procedure manuals. C. Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. If Other; explain Click or tap here to enter text.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 1.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. 2.Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets. 3.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. If Other; explain Click or tap here to enter text.
REASONING ABILITY: A. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form . B. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. If Other; explain Click or tap here to enter text.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. • Self-motivated, savvy, reliable, trustworthy, as well as technically competent. • Demonstrated team player. • Demonstrated negotiating skills. • Demonstrated time management skills. • Effective oral and written communication skills. • Proficient user of personal computer, particularly Microsoft Office based on applications. • Ability to constructively manage multiple tasks. • Possess valid driver’s license and vehicle suitable for business use (mileage reimbursement may apply). • Ability to participate in storm restoration activities as a Driver, Wire-sitter, or Damage Assessor (DA only if qualified by storm experience).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives 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. A. How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities • Stand 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) • Walk 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) • Sit 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) • Talk or Hear 2/3 and more (Regularly) • Use Hands to Feel, Handle or finger tools or controls 2/3 and more (Regularly) • Climb or balance Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or crawl Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Reach with Hands and Arms Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Taste or Smell None B. Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted? If so, how much and how often? • Up to 10 Pounds 1/3 to 2/3 • Up to 25 Pounds Up to 1/3 • Up to 50 Pounds None • Up to 100 Pounds None • More than 100 Pounds None C. Does this job have any special vision requirements? Check all that apply. ☒Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) ☒Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more) ☒Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors) ☒Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point) ☒Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships_ ☒Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus) ☐No Special Vision Requirements Note on any other Special Requirements: Click or tap here to enter text.
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. • Wet, humid conditions (non- weather)Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Work near moving mechanical parts Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Work in high, precarious places Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Fumes or airborne particles None • Toxic or caustic chemicals None • Outdoor weather conditions Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Extreme cold (non-weather) None • Extreme Heat (non-weather) None • Risk of electrical shock Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) • Work with explosives None • Risk of radiation None • Vibration None
While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is : Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
UC Synergetic is an equal opportunity employer EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled UC Synergetic is a Non-Union Company
UC Synergetic, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity – Affirmative Action – Disabled and Veteran Employer
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization
Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.
Title: Distribution Field Technician II
Location: South Carolina-Florence
Requisition ID: 180001JL