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Communications Journeyman

PNM Resources

Location: Albuquerque, NM US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: February 13, 2023
Reference Code: 6088000
This position is posted until: Filled


Preffered: Journeyman, SCADA and Communication certification

Communications Journeyman
Salary Grade: U32
$45.85 per hour


DUTIES: Under general directive supervision of communication and relay manager, foreman, or working foreman.
  • Directs apprentices and semi-skilled workers in performing a variety of duties in the installation, repair, operation, and maintenance of Companywide electronic systems, telemetering devices, radios, and related equipment.
  • Services communications equipment as a regular program of preventative maintenance; makes repairs as necessary to return inoperative or defective equipment to satisfactory operating conditions; makes performance evaluation, changes circuit components, and replaces units.
  • Assists other personnel in making field tests and installing wiring and controls; tests and calibrates equipment; assembles data and plots curves as required.
  • Prepares sketches, drawings, and specifications where needed for construction of special parts that may normally be fabricated in the shop.
  • Computes ratings for component parts in specific circuit applications by using accepted procedures and standard formulas.
  • Uses and maintains all standard test equipment such as circuit analyzers, oscilloscope, recording oscillographs, signal generators, frequency meters, vacuum tube voltmeters, ohmmeters, and other test equipment.
  • Diagnoses trouble and must be skilled in procedural methods of dismantling, reconstructing, and repairing electronic and related communications equipment.
  • Prepares records of maintenance and repairs and periodically submits reports to supervisor for permanent records
  • Files F.C.C. reports in compliance with federal requirements.
  • Instructs personnel in the safe and proper way to perform their duties and in the use of tools and equipment
  • Provides safety training instructions and is responsible for the general safety of personnel and in administering first aid to injured persons when necessary
  • May work in areas requiring caution and use of safety devices and safety procedures
  • Conforms with all safety policies and work standards established by the Company
  • Complies with apprentice requirements in the training of apprentices.
  • Performs and directs work on microwave or radio towers.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties.

This job description must be read in concert with the Administrative Section of the Union Job Description Manual.

This position performs one or more covered or "safety sensitive" tasks that are regulated by the Department of Transportations (DOT) natural gas pipeline or commercial motor vehicle driver related regulations. Both types of jobs require that all individuals meet specific criteria, training, and pre-employment qualifications as defined by the DOT, which may include physical examinations and/or successful background information as required for the specific job.

PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About this Employer

PNM Resources is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2020 consolidated operating revenues of $1.5 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources provides electricity to approximately 800,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. PNM serves its customers with a diverse mix of generation and purchased power resources totaling 3.0 gigawatts of capacity, with a goal to achieve 100% emissions-free energy by 2040. PNM Resources is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as PNM.

PNM Resources strives to create enduring value for customers, communities and shareholders built on a foundation of Environmental, Social and Governance Principles. At the core of our business we are focused on our Vision, our Purpose and our Values.