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System Tech 1 to 3

PNM Resources

Location: Texas City, TX US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 10, 2022
Reference Code: 6087694
POSTING DEADLINE
Position is posted untuil filled

DEPARTMENT
Department: STE T&D Subs

JOB DESCRIPTION

System Tech 1
Salary Grade: T01
$26.63
SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in inspecting and testing equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment

Assists in installation and maintenance of substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment

Assists in routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement

Assists in substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual

Assists surveying and staking for new construction

Assists in properly reporting and mapping substation related changes to equipment and lines

Assists in painting, repairing, and maintaining substation facilities

COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and electrical schematics

Knowledge of safe and proper testing techniques

Knowledge of substation and line construction and maintenance

Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment

Ability to recognize hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED with three to four years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICESNSE, REGISTRATIONS:

Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License. Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company's standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical computations

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily field environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION
System Tech 2

Salary Grade: T02
$31.00
SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in inspecting and testing equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment

Assists in installation and maintenance of substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment

Performs routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement

Assists in substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual

Assists surveying and staking for new construction

Assists in properly reporting and mapping substation related changes to equipment and lines.

Assists in painting, repairing, and maintaining substation facilities

COMPETENCIES:

General knowledge of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and electrical schematics

General knowledge of safe and proper testing techniques

General knowledge of substation and line construction and maintenance

Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment

Ability to recognize hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED with four to five years of related experience and completion of competency levels for System Technician 1, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICESNSE, REGISTRATIONS:

Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License. Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company's standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical computations

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily field environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION
System Tech 3
Salary Grade: T03
$33.18
SUMMARY:

Under direct supervision, inspects, tests, and maintains substation electrical equipment and performs other substation maintenance duties related to keeping buildings and grounds in good condition.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists in inspecting and testing equipment to ensure proper operation, utilizing such equipment as voltmeters, ammeters, and related electrical testing equipment

Assists in installation and maintenance of substation, transmission, distribution, and metering equipment

Performs routine maintenance on substation equipment such as oil testing and replacement

Performs substation maintenance and other engineering duties by applying safe work procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual

Assists surveying and staking for new construction

Available to perform on call work as necessary

May serve as dispatcher if qualified and appointed, otherwise may serve as switchman

Assists in properly reporting and mapping substation related changes to equipment and lines

Assists in painting, repairing, and maintaining substation facilities

COMPETENCIES:

General knowledge of electrical theory, transformer theory, math and electrical schematics

General knowledge of safe and proper testing techniques

General knowledge of substation and line construction and maintenance

Ability to operate power tools and electrical testing equipment

Ability to recognize hazardous conditions

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED with five to six years of related experience and completion of competency levels for System Technician 2, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

College level course work in an engineering discipline or related vocational training preferred.

Where incumbent is required to operate machinery and/or equipment covered under the State Motor Carrier Act, the incumbent must meet requirements of Part 391 of the Act (Driver Qualification) before operating such equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICESNSE, REGISTRATIONS:

Job requirements include meeting and maintaining regulatory standards required for the position including passing any physiological qualifications required by the Department of Transportation or other agencies, and possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License. Must also have and maintain a driving record that meets the Company's standards.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

Ability to read, write, and perform simple mathematical computations

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to perform physical activity associated with climbing poles, such as pushing, pulling, lifting and bending. Ability to lift, carry, and push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 75 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Primarily field environment.

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

DOT STATEMENT
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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
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.