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Distribution Technician I Job in Athens, Ohio US

Distribution Technician I


Posted: 10/29/2019 - Expires: 1/27/2020

Job ID: 213301523

Job Description

Job Description

Perform visual inspection of overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities and equipment in order to compile field data collection, minor work order preparation, and maintenance reports of distribution equipment.

Overview of Duties

Perform various field technical services for the operation, inspection, and maintenance of electrical distribution systems including: system inventories and audits, joint use management and permitting, pad-mount inspections, ground-line pole inspections, metering and apparatus services, lighting audits, etc.
Perform field data collection utilizing laptop computer, tablet device, GPS, and other electronic devices in order to collect data for input into database software as necessary.
Develop a working knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), electric utility construction standards, and telephone, cable and other communication facilities.
Operate necessary equipment to take measurements on utility poles and mid-span facilities, perform pole inspections, inspect and perform maintenance on pad-mount equipment, etc.

Achieve weekly billable goal as defined by the project guidelines
Perform other duties as assigned.


Present ideas effectively in formal and informal situations. Communicate well in writing and utilize proper ethics with email and telephone communications. Keep supervisor and coworkers informed. Share complete and accurate information with others. Possess the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with all levels in the organization and with outside clients and agencies.

Engineering Understanding:

Analytical competence to interact with variety of individuals including engineers and experienced distribution system designers.
Possess the working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), national engineering standards, utility constructions standards, and best industry engineering practices.

Travel Requirements: Travel is primarily regional to the utility client(s) territory during the business day, although overnight travel is to be expected.



Education: Associates Degree in Engineering or similar discipline
2+ years Electric Utility or telecommunications field experience, and familiarity with National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) preferred.
Knowledge of computers and software applications desired (MS Office products) preferred
No experience or certifications required

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Additional Locations

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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