POWER TRANSMISSION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN, Q21
Positions in this family are responsible for the construction, installation, maintenance, and repair of facilities, devices, and equipment used in the transmission of high voltage transmission electricity.
The functions in this job family will vary by level and craft, but may include the following:
The Power Transmission Maintenance Technician job family consists of four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of the assigned duties, level of responsibility and the expertise required for the completion of assigned projects.
Level I Code: Q21A Salary Band: L
This is the apprentice level where incumbents perform progressively more responsible work of the crafts assigned, beginning with the most basic or routine tasks and work under immediate supervision. They must complete a prescribed course of study and/or a specified length of on-the-job training.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the basic principles of the assigned craft; of transmission lines, structures and rigging; and of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in maintaining power station equipment; of the operations of equipment utilized in the application of pesticides and in the transmission of high-voltage electricity; and of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the craft. Ability is required to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; to use mechanical tools and equipment; and to read blueprints, sketches, and written instructions.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of two years of experience in the craft to which assigned; or completion of two years of a four year apprenticeship program in the craft to which assigned; or completion of a two year course of study in the craft to which assigned at a recognized trade, technical or vocational school; or two years of experience using power tools and equipment in the clearance of brush; or two years of experience using power tools and equipment in the building construction trade; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level II Code: Q21B Salary Band: M
This is the journeyman level where incumbents perform at the full performance level in the assigned craft. Incumbents at this level will have oversight and training responsibilities for apprentices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in level I plus knowledge of pollyphase metering practices and equipment; the ability to understand mechanical problems and repair procedures and to interpret blueprints, sketches and written instructions.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus two additional years of experience in skilled maintenance work with an electrical utility company in the craft to which assigned; or using power tools and equipment in the clearance of high voltage transmission line right-of-ways; or using power tools and equipment in the building construction trade; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level III Code: Q21C Salary Band: N
This is the specialist level where employees perform the most complex tasks for the assigned craft; they will provide technical training for other employees in the assigned craft, or serves in a specialized role conducting state inspections.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level II plus ability is required to train subordinate employees.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level II plus one additional year of qualifying experience in the craft to which assigned.
Level IV Code: Q21D Salary Band: O
This is the leadership level where incumbents will be responsible for planning, organizing and/or supervising a crew of employees in the assigned craft. They will schedule major projects; coordinate with other crews, divisions or crafts; and ensure that crews receive appropriate safety and technical training. This includes assigning and reviewing work, ensuring completion of assigned activities and providing training as a lead worker or project leader. It may also include supervisory responsibilities with administrative tasks such as completing performance evaluations, approving leave an initiating disciplinary actions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include those identified in Level III plus knowledge of the principles of effective supervision. Ability is required to understand trouble shooting and repair procedures; and to supervise the work of subordinates.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level III plus one additional year of qualifying experience in the craft to which assigned.
Experience must be in the craft designated by the hiring agency. Some positions may require the possession of a valid Oklahoma commercial driver’s license; or possession of a Certified Line Clearance Tree Trimmer Certificate and a Pesticide Applicator Certificate/License.
Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel normally associated with the position.