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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Construction Technician I - II in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$29.00 – $39.80

Overview

Construction Technician I - II

Little Rock, AR, USA

Power Delivery / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry, we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

Provides technical skills and abilities required to give AECC a soundly constructed, reliable power delivery system. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.

Responsibilities

  • In pursuant of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is a designated safety-sensitive position according to AECC/AECI standards and processes.

  • Acts as AECC's on site representative to oversee the construction, testing and repair of AECC's capital substation and transmission construction and maintenance projects.

  • Inspects wiring, electrical circuits, foundations, steel, power equipment and other construction assembly units during and after construction for structural quality, general safety, and conformance to specifications and codes.

  • Has knowledge of test equipment and tools used for construction, operations, testing and maintenance of substation equipment including breakers, transformers, regulators, switches, and transmission lines.

  • Measures dimensions and verifies level, alignment, or elevation of structures or fixtures to ensure compliance to building plans and codes.

  • Maintains daily logs and supplement inspection records to track construction/contractor progress, weather delays, and other pertinent information relevant to construction contracts.

  • Reviews and interprets plans, blueprints, site layouts, specifications, or construction methods to ensure compliance to AECC construction specifications, legal requirements, and safety standards.

  • Instructs and trains technician helpers on technical, operational and safety standards. Assists with safety meetings monthly, including technical topics. Implements safety in the work area.

  • Has thorough knowledge of OSHA Construction industry safety standards, as well as AECC safety standards. Ensures that safety requirements are adhered to on assigned construction projects.

  • Tracks all field revisions and mark ups to assist with record updating process and "As Built" drafting record drawings.

  • Performs directed switching with written switching orders.

  • Uses EAMS to track work requests, work orders, requisitions, timecards, etc.

  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.

Minimum Qualifications

In pursuant of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is a designated safety-sensitive position according to AECC/AECI standards and processes.

  • As a condition of employment, this position requires a post-offer pre-employment drug test and requires passing a DOT physical.

  • Technician I:

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • High School Diploma or GED, plus 3 years related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Proficient in language and technical writing skills.

  • Technician II:

  • Valid CDL License (or ability to obtain within 6 months)

  • Associate Degree in Electronics, Civil/Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent, plus at least 5 years related experience and/or training, Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician (or ability to obtain within 12 months)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Electronics, Civil/Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent.

  • Journeyman Electrician License or Master Electrician License

  • CDL license

  • ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician license

Benefits

  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accruals

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2021-2263

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