Assist crews in warehouse with material. Maintain supplies in the warehouse and assist with staking and water heater contractor as needed.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Warehouses, stores, and maintains materials received in a neat, orderly and safe manner—properly identified.
Receives work orders, boxes, issues, and conveniently places material for construction and maintenance crews prior to next work day. Delivers materials to crews in the field as required.
Receives and unloads materials and completes appropriate records; returns unused materials to stock; receives partial reels of wire returned by the line crew and then will weigh and return to stock; handles the return of faulty and damaged transformers.
Maintains warehouse in a neat, clean and orderly manner; monitors scrap bins and notifies vendor of needed pickup; maintains laydown yard free of debris, cuts grass, etc.
Responsible for contacting plumbing contractors and issuing water heaters for H2O program—maintains appropriate records.
Maintains records or materials issued and returned on work orders; keeps up with records of transfer of materials to and from Co-op facilities.
Submits appropriate reports concerning lines staked, reject poles, and joint-use attachments, etc.
Secures routine right-of-way permission as required.
Maintains necessary files and records. Prepares staking sheets. Posts changes to detail map.
Enters staking sheet details into computer and as needed, rectifies field changes on staking sheets and computer. Assigns map references and read sequence numbers on new service orders.
Subject to after-hours call and assists line crews as required.
Performs Field Service assistance and some duties as required.
Must reside within 25 miles of the North area office.
Oral and written communication skills
Tact and Professionalism
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Works around trenchers, line trucks, live wires, oils spills and clean up, pole top rescue, etc. This role occasionally uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
This is largely a sedentary role, however the employee may be required to walk or stand occasionally, use hands, fingers to handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee occasionally must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Periodic travel to state and local destinations, as well as some interstate travel is required.
Required Education and Experience
High School Diploma.
Maintains current knowledge of RUS specifications, electrical regulations and codes.
Operates transit and directs staking procedure on site.
Preferred Education and Experience
Associate Degree or equivalent from technical school and three years related experience; or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
Three years or more working with utility materials and supplies.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Valid Driver’s License.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Veterans, Females, & Disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Due to the nature of an electric utility, all employees are subject to working extended hours, holidays, nights, and weekends with or without notice. All employees of Aiken Electric Cooperative, Inc. may be required to work during Annual Meeting. Additional duties or responsibilities may be assigned
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Core Competencies The knowledge, skills, and abilities linked to successful performance regardless of role or expertise.
Business Acumen Integrates business, organizational and industry knowledge to one’s own job performance
Cooperative Principles and Practices Demonstrates an appreciation of the co-op business model
Industry Principles and Concepts Knows the basic and emerging principles and concepts that impact the energy industry
Business Fundamentals Integrates knowledge of internal and external business structures and processes into daily practice
Technical Credibility Keeps current in area of expertise and demonstrates competency within areas of functional responsibility
Political Savvy Understands the impacts of internal and external political dynamics
Resource Management Uses resources to accomplish objectives and goals
Service and Community Orientation Anticipates and meets the needs of internal and external customers and stakeholders
Technology Management Keeps current on developments and leverages technology to meet goals
Personal Effectiveness Demonstrates a professional presence and a commitment to effective job performance
Accountability and Dependability Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight
Business Etiquette Maintains a professional presence in business settings
Ethics and Integrity Adheres to professional standards and acts in an honest, fair and trustworthy manner
Safety Focus Adheres to all occupational safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices
Self-Management Manages own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals
Self-Awareness / Continual Learning Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement
Interactions with Others Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
Collaboration/Engagement Develops networks and alliances to build strategic relationships and achieve common goals
Interpersonal Skills Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect
Communication Clearly and concisely conveying information and effectively listening and responding to others
Negotiation and Conflict Management Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner
Cooperation and Teamwork Works well with others and within teams to achieve goals
Diversity Awareness Considers, respects, and adapts individual differences
Problem-Solving Exercises good judgment to make well-informed decisions and to develop and implement effective solutions
Initiative Is proactive and looks for opportunities to make a difference
Critical Thinking and Decision Making Uses knowledge, facts and data to effectively solve problems and make decisions
Innovation/Creativity Is able to be an original thinker and go beyond conventional approaches
Resourceful/Achievement Oriented Focuses on improving performance, meeting or surpassing goals, and producing results
Flexibility Remains open to new ideas, information, and approaches
Supply Chain, Purchasing, Materials Management Manages the processes, activities, and networks needed to source, transport, warehouse, and deliver products and services.
Planning and Coordination Implements and integrates practices throughout the supply chain.
Department Business Plan
Cost Reduction Plans
Business Continuity Plan
Risk Management /Compliance
Risk Management Program
SM Legal Issues
Record and Data Management
Risk Mitigation/ Contingency Plans
Assessment and Monitoring Observes, records and collects data to evaluate conditions and support decision-making.
Performance Criteria and Processes
Cost and Finance Performs financial analysis to optimize business decisions.
Budgeting/Cost Management/Spend Profile
Financing and Leveraging Strategies
Operations Coordinates handling and processing of products and services.
Materials & Inventory Management
Inventory management system
Procurement Obtains goods and services.
Procurement Policies and Standards
Contract Management and Negotiation
Delegation of Spend
Prepare for Bids/ Competitive Bidding Plan
Administer Contracts/ Purchase Order Generation
Strategic Sourcing Effectively locate and source key materials suppliers, while analyzing the total cost associated with procuring an item or service. APICS
Analyze and Evaluate Sources
Plans, Strategies, Procedures
Insource vs. Outsource
Vendor Management Focus on developing and maintaining long-term relationships with trading partners who can help the purchaser meet profitability and customer satisfaction goals. APICS Suppliers must be carefully selected based on the particular combination of attributes they must provide to the supply chain.ISM