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Engineering Technician - J/A

Company Name:
Alliant Energy
Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for an
engineering
Tech to work in Fond du Lac, WI. In this challenging role you will perform various engineering detail (and field) work and related clerical type tasks.
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 necessary 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.
Relocation funds may be available.
We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.
Completion of the engineering technician apprenticeship and pass the final position qualification examination.
Education and/or experience equivalent to an associate degree from an accredited college.
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.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.
NOTE:
This position is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug/alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug/alcohol testing according to said regulations.
Please refer to job description for Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations that apply to this position.
This position is classified as Core/Resource, and has emergency response and travel requirements.
Removal Date: 03/21/2014
Location: Fond du Lac, WI
Position Type: Regular
Schedule Type: Full-Time
Requisition ID: 718BR

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