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Alliant Energy Engineering Technician in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

5430BRJob Responsibilities: Under direction and working within established policies, procedures and standards, performs the following engineering detail or associated tasks, both in the office and in the field:

  • Details, prepares and closes work orders; prepares material lists, tickets and transfers.

  • Prepares estimates for work orders, budgets and customer contributions and charges.

  • Performs a variety of field work, including locating proper service entrances, staking, locating underground pipe, cable and other obstructions; survey work of moderate difficulty; prepares and obtains distribution easements as assigned; makes soil probe tests; makes field checks and inventories; gathers and prepares information for various permits, licenses and joint use applications; installs location number tags.

  • Performs various routine office work such as keeping work order and budget registers, local property records, maintains current engineering, accounting, rate, stores and budget records, assists in the preparation of voltage, gas pressure, load and other engineering reports.

  • Obtains information from engineering prints and prepares vital maps and sketches.

  • Prepares maintenance work sheets, accident reports and claim forms.

  • Handles ordinary inquiries involving company procedures, extension rules, service rules, code requirements, service entrance and metering requirements.

  • Keeps current in knowledge and understanding of company procedures, rates, rules, practices, standards, and application of construction materials.

  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to this position.

    Working Conditions:

A varied combination of indoor and outdoor work requiring close attention to detail, daytime hours with evening hours when necessary, exposure to seasonal elements.

Requisition ID:5430BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Fond du Lac, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:

Alliant Energy is currently has an opening for an Engineering Technician in Fond Du Lac, WI! This role is a core resource position. In this challenging role you will perform customer contacts, field work, estimating, design, and organization of utility construction projects. Engineering Technicians serve local communities by working with customers, electricians and contractors to provide gas and electric service to new building sites and to rebuild existing infrastructure. This position provides a daily variety of projects and tasks, including developing designs and bill of materials, applying engineering standards, processes and regulations

Job Category:Trade & Craft Job Qualifications: Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree

  • Completion of the Engineering Technician Apprenticeship and passing of the final qualification exam.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • This job is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug testing according to said regulations.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to properly design electric and gas distribution systems.

  • Basic financial skills

  • Demonstrated effective computer skills in word processing, spread sheets, company software and related.

  • Advanced knowledge of electrical and gas theory, company safety rules and applications, mathematics including algebra and geometry; physics

  • Company construction, engineering and material standards and related company practices, processes and procedures.

  • Ability to perform surveying and staking of moderate difficulty

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local codes and regulations applicable to installation of overhead and underground facilities

  • Demonstrated time management and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to handle customer contacts in a manner that encourages positive customer relations

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.

  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.

  • Please refer to job description for Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations that apply to this position.

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Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [include name and/or department, telephone, and e-mail address].

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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