This recruitment will remain open until filled, and may close at any time without prior notice in order to proceed in the selection process. The initial review will begin on January 24th, 2020, and interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.
The Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) is currently seeking a skilled Distribution Engineering Technician III (Staking Technician) to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers. The Distribution Engineering Team at EWEB is a vital part of ensuring the Eugene community and surrounding areas receive affordable and reliable electricity. You will have the opportunity to work in both rural and urban environments, including a secondary network system.
The selected candidate will work in a team environment to perform both technical office and field tasks to support the design, construction, and maintenance of electric distribution systems and facilities. Typical responsibilities include:
The starting salary for this position is $36.06 to $43.45 per hour commensurate with knowledge, skills, education and experience as it relates to the position.
EWEB offers a generous benefits package including:
Why this Job:
EWEB offers employees a progressive work culture devoted to providing excellent public service. Our employees work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, innovation, involvement, teamwork and professional development are supported and encouraged. EWEB is also committed to providing a work environment conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce, and offers great benefits, including but not limited to health care, vacation and sick leave, pension, holidays, and employee credit union. In fact, EWEB is currently the #1 Healthiest Employer in Oregon and the #4th Healthiest Employer nationwide!
Experience: Two years’ experience as an Engineering Technician II or six years of equivalent electric utility experience in distribution design tasks and customer contact relating to electric distribution systems.
Education: Associate’s degree in an engineering discipline. Satisfactory completion of NWPPA staking technician program, or other approved technician training course may substitute.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.