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Apprentice Station Maintenance Mechanic I-V - Anadarko

Apprentice Station Maintenance Mechanic I-V - Anadarko


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ABOUT WFECWFEC is a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative that provides essential electric service to 21 member cooperatives, Altus Air Force Base, and other power users. These members are located primarily in Oklahoma and New Mexico, with some service territories extending into portions of Texas and Kansas. Now in its 75th year of operation, WFEC has six generating facilities, located at Mooreland, Anadarko and Hugo, OK, and Lovington, NM, with a total power capacity of more than 1,850 MW, including hydropower allocation and other contract power purchases. WFEC owns and maintains more than 3,700 miles of transmission line to some 280 substations and 59 switch stations. For more information, visit www.wfec.com.Applications will be accepted through January 17, 2018 Apply on-line at www.wfec.comSUMMARY: Level I of this position is the entry level job in the Station Maintenance Mechanic apprenticeship program. The apprenticeship program requires a minimum of five years to complete. It includes extensive on-the-job training and study, some of which must be completed outside of work hours. Satisfactory performance and continuous progress toward completion of the program is required. Under close supervision, the incumbent is responsible for the maintenance of building facilities and equipment, and maintenance and construction of electrical substation, switch stations, and communications sites. Candidates are required to achieve a minimum score in a math and language basic adult education test.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Makes satisfactory progress in the education and on-the-job training requirements of the apprenticeship program. Safely operates and maintains in good repair, light equipment such as back-hoes, skid loaders, trenchers, tractors and implements. Assists Journeyman in performing welding, including thermal welding, in maintenance and construction duties. Assists Journeyman in pouring concrete foundations, footings, and floors to include building and setting forms, cutting and tying rebar, and pouring and finishing concrete. Assists Journeyman in safely installing grounding systems in substations, switch stations, and communications sites. Assists Journeyman in performing general maintenance, remodel, construction, and repairs of facilities and equipment to include plumbing, carpentry, electrical wiring and lighting, and heating and air conditioning work. Assists Journeyman in performing general landscape and yard maintenance including performance and documentation of herbicide application and maintenance and repair of equipment such as small tractors, zero-turn mowers, edgers, blowers, weedeaters, sprinkler systems and small engine repair and upkeep. Assists Journeyman in performing maintenance, testing, and troubleshooting on DC electrical systems including batteries and battery chargers. Assists Journeyman in performing maintenance on communications towers and antenna systems, which will require the apprentice to climb the towers. Assists Journeyman in performing gravel and dirt work including leveling to grade in and around energized electrical substation sites. Keeps equipment, vehicles, and work environment in a clean, safe, and orderly condition.COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Technical Skills: Displays technical knowledge equal to job requirements; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization\'s goals and values.Dependability: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers. Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.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 education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.Education and Experience: Must be a High School graduate and have a minimum of one (1) year experience in two (2) or more of the following areas to qualify for level I:Working at heights up to or above 450 feet.Previous schools or training (including military) related to the construction or electrical industry.General construction or building experience including welding, plumbing, carpentry, electrical wiring, heating and air conditioning, and concrete work.Construction, maintenance, or operation of an electrical distribution or transmission system.Operation of light and/or heavy equipment such as tractors, mowers, backhoes, or other related machines.Incumbents may begin their apprenticeship at levels higher than level I based on additional applicable experienceLanguage Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with other employees.Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Computer Skills: Ability to use a personal computer to access the Internet, intranet and Microsoft Office software as required. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This job requires the incumbent to acquire and maintain a Commercial Driver\'s License (CDL) and be a qualified driver under current Department of Transportation rules and regulations. Within one (1) year of employment in this position, the incumbent must also acquire an OKVMA Applicators License and certification in Tower Climbing Safety and Rescue.WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: This job requires extensive overnight travel. Incumbent must live within a thirty-mile radius of specified base work location. Incumbent must be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays and travel on short notice.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative 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. Requires climbing steel, wood, or concrete structures; climbing ladders, stairs, and communications towers, and working on elevated platforms or scaffolding. Requires walking and/or standing for extended periods of time; kneeling, crawling, stooping, bending, or twisting for extended periods of time; pushing, pulling, and reaching above the shoulders; wearing personal safety equipment; manual and detailed hand work using both hands and may require repetitive manual tasks. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling, or carrying of weights equal to 50 pounds or more. Requires sitting for extended periods in a motor vehicle. Requires quick, calm action in response to emergency situations. Requires vision within normal range. Corrective lenses are permitted. Requires hearing within normal range. Hearing aids are permitted. Requires successful completion of DOT physical and certification requirements.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. Requires working in varying outside weather conditions and temperature extremes day or night and working high above ground level. Requires working with and near high voltage electricity. Requires working with or near hazardous chemicals, materials, fumes, dust, or smoke. Requires working outside in wooded areas, fields, or undergrowth. MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTSWFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYERMINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, ANDVETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLYEOE/AA/M/F/DISABILITY/VETSCompany Description:WFEC is a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative that provides essential electric service to 21 member cooperatives, Altus Air Force Base, and other power users. These members are located primarily in Oklahoma and New Mexico, with some service territories extending into portions of Texas and Kansas. Now in its 75th year of operation, WFEC has six generating facilities, located at Mooreland, Anadarko and Hugo, OK, and Lovington, NM, with a total power capacity of more than 1,850 MW, including hydropower allocation and other contract power purchases. WFEC owns and maintains more than 3,700 miles of transmission line to some 280 substations and 59 switch stations. For more information, visit www.wfec.com.Source: http://www.juju.com/jad/00000000gml2wc?partnerid=af0e5911314cbc501beebaca7889739d&exported=True&hosted_timestamp=0042a345f27ac5dc02d96ccccc4c3c2d88e438ede98045f000fcf700ee48587d

 
 
 
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