ASSISTANT UTILITY POLE INSPECTOR

Texas Utility Engineering, Inc. - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)4.0


UTILITY POLE INSPECTOR, ASSISTANT

Summary
Assists the Lead Pole Inspector with examining utility poles and the attachments. The pole is also checked for damage, wear, infestation, or any other concerns that could potentially compromise its integrity. An analysis is performed on some utility poles and the data, as well as recommendations, are sent to the client.

Essential Functions
Reliable and consistent attendance
Be polite and courteous when communicating with clients, customers, and/or property owners
Traverse terrain that can be at times difficult to access and/or in remote areas
Basic knowledge of electrical utility practices
Ability to read and interpret maps
Produce accurate reports in a neat, legible manner
Use common garden tools safely
Follow general safety guidelines and wear appropriate PPE
Apply a chemical treatment to poles as needed
Familiarity working with mixing and pouring concrete

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competencies
Able to use a measuring device and understand units of measure
Able to complete assigned responsibilities with little to no supervisor
Basic knowledge of office equipment
Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and have a valid driver’s license
Ability to learn and take direction

Work Environment
Work is performed primarily outdoors with repeated exposure to temperature variations and involves driving to and from different job sites. Some work is performed inside in a professional office setting with routine use of office equipment.

Physical Requirements
The position requires manual dexterity, standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, kneeling, sitting for extended periods, and crouching. The employee will occasionally lift or move objects weighing up to 80 pounds. Requires the ability to hear, speak, and/or signal people to convey potential or actual safety hazards and exchange information to include receiving assignments or direction from co-workers and supervisors.

Position Type/Hours
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Thursday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Occasional overtime may be required as jobs demand.

Travel
Local day travel will be required. Some overnight travel will also be necessary.

Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education and Experience
1 to 2 years’ previous experience in telecommunications and/or electric utilities

Please note this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Texas Utility Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Employment employer – applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Although we may not be actively recruiting for this position at this time, we always welcome quality resumes from applicants to consider for future openings.

No phone calls please. We will contact only those candidates with the appropriate skills and experience for interviews.

Recruiters; we do not need assistance with filling this position.