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TRC Environmental Corporation Distribution Technician in Grand Rapids, Michigan

divdivJob Description/divdivdivJob Description/divdiv/divdivPerform detailed design of overhead and/or underground electric distribution systems. This work includes the preparation of field notes, drawings, specifications and design estimates. Possess an analytical competence to interact with variety of individuals including engineers and experienced distribution system designers./divdiv/divdiv/divdivOverview of DutiesulliPerform 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./liliPerform 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./liliDevelop a working knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), electric utility construction standards, and telephone, cable and other communication facilities./liliOperate necessary equipment to take measurements on utility poles and mid-span facilities, perform pole inspections, inspect and perform maintenance on pad-mount equipment, etc./liliPerform other duties as assigned./liliAcquire a working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), national engineering standards, utility constructions standards, and best industry engineering practices./li/uldivCommunication: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./div/divdivTravel RequirementsTravel is primarily local to the client and project during the business day, although some out of the area and overnight travel may be expected./div/div/divdivdivRequirements/divdivdivulliAssociates Degree in Engineering or similar discipline (Preferred)/lili2+ years Electric Utility or telecommunications field experience preferred/liliFamiliarity with National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) preferred./liliKnowledge of computers and Microsoft Office applications desired/liulliProficient use of engineering software (Preferred)/li/ulliNo experience or certifications required/liliValid Driver's license is required/liliTravel is primarily regional to the utility client(s) territory during the business day./liulliOvernight travel is possible/li/ulliEOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/li/ul/divdiv/div/div/divdivdivAdditional Locations/divdiv/div/divEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled