Line Technician

Great River Energy   Underwood, ND   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on January 7, 2023
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Line Technician - North Dakota Opening Coal Creek Transmission, Underwood, North Dakota Posting application deadline is January 20, 2023 Powering What's Possible: The Power that makes Great River Energy (GRE) an industry leader is our employees. Great River Energy has an opening for a Line Technician to perform and/or assist in the operations, construction and maintenance of transmission lines, substations and associated equipment on the Great River Energy (GRE) system.

Job Responsibilities: · Performs and/or assists in the construction and maintenance of transmission lines, substations and associated equipment and performs all other related duties and special projects as assigned by the supervisor or lead. · Keeps supervisor and lead informed of overall conditions and status of work activities. Work will be performed on energized and de-energized equipment. · Follows GRE safety rules, procedures, and guidelines. · Responsible for working safely and the safety of all members of the crew and directing work crew in a safe manner. · Maintains assigned equipment, tools and materials to provide safe and efficient use. · Operates and performs daily routine maintenance on assigned equipment, including on heavy equipment. · Develops and updates maintenance procedures.

Qualifications: · Minimum education requirements include certification or degree in electrical line work and related courses. · Prefer three years of line construction and maintenance experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: · Knowledge of AC and DC circuits including Ohm’s law. · Knowledge of power, current and voltage transformers. · Knowledge of high voltage electrical equipment. Perform “switching” duties when required. · Knowledge of GRE safety rules, procedures, and guidelines. · Knowledge of AC power measurement, familiarity with inductance, capacitance, and power factor. · Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics. · Skilled at effective communication that includes good interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication. · Skill and ability to use personal computers and related software including test equipment software, asset management software, Windows-based programs, and email. · Skill and ability to maintain various types of mechanical equipment. · Ability to coordinate work or tasks. · Ability to be self-motivated and be able to work safely alone and with others, without direct supervision. · Ability to operate heavy equipment used in construction and maintenance. · Ability to maintain a valid Class A CDL to perform the essential job functions. · Ability and responsibility to work safely alone and with others while following GRE safety rules, certifications and procedures. · Ability and responsibility to ensure security procedures are followed including immediate notification of potential incidents.

GRE values diversity, equity, and inclusion and we are an equal employment opportunity employer.