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Entry Level / Maintenance Technician – GOS – Grid One Solutions

Job title: Entry Level / Maintenance Technician – GOS

Company: Grid One Solutions

Job description: Job Title: Entry Level / Maintenance Technician***Entry Level position*** We will train you! – paid on-the-job training – Day shift schedules with OT. As a Maintenance Technician, you will perform the change out of existing electric meters. Install module upgrades to gas meters and assume responsibility for the safe operation of a company vehicle, equipment, and tools. Perform up to standards within time frames outlined by the Field Supervisor and Project Manager. In addition, you will learn how to utilize the computer system to plan and complete your daily work.If you are interested in starting a career in the Electric, Gas, and Water Utility industry, Grid One Solutions is the right place for you!With headquarters in Media, Pennsylvania, Grid One has deployment facilities across the United States and parts of Canada. Grid One is part of Asplundh Infrastructure Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asplundh, a major supplier of outsourced field services to utilities and municipalities. Asplundh is a privately-held company, founded in 1928, which currently employs over 33,000 people in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.Job Type: Full-Time +, Non-ExemptPay:

  • $22.00 – $27.00 an hour based on experience
  • Incentive Program

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance (Medical/Dental/Vision) from day one
  • Company Sponsored Retirement Plan after one year of service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)
  • Life, long-term/short-term disability insurance
  • Vacation Time after one year of service
  • Paid Holidays after 90 days

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Perform change out of existing electric utility meters and installation of module upgrades to gas meters.
  • Weekday and Weekend shifts may be required. Overtime required.
  • Identify and report to management all hazardous working conditions and specifically those that prohibit the safe exchange of meters.
  • Commitment to customer service and responding to the needs of internal and external customers in a professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to read meters and willingness to learn to operate new equipment and implement new procedures.
  • Ability to understand and obtain NY state required OQ i.e., #6 Inspecting for atmospheric corrosion, #70 Properties of natural gas, and #85 AOC of meter assembly.
  • Strong directional skills: the ability to read and understand maps via GPS instruments and websites, i.e., Garmin’s, Google Maps, Waze, etc.
  • Computer and smartphone literate.
  • Ability to read maps and navigate in congested areas.
  • Independently manage time and workload to meet deadlines.
  • This is a minimum 40-hour workweek with Saturdays considered inclement weather make-up days.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Mechanical and/or electrical experience preferred.
  • Experience in the use of hand and power tools.
  • 3+ years of driving experience with minimal non-moving violations.

License & Certifications:

  • A Valid Driver’s License is required.
  • Driving Record clear of major moving violations.

Travel Requirements:

  • Willing to travel through the week preferred.
  • Lodging is provided by the company.

Physical Requirements:

  • Rare: (less than 10%): squatting, depth-perception, color-vision, crawling, pushing, pulling, seeing distance, climbing ladders, balancing, gripping.
  • Occasional: (up to 33%): stooping, kneeling, squatting, body-twisting, sense-of-touch, manual-dexterity, lifting to 10 lbs., lifting to 50 lbs., lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., climbing stairs, carrying, lifting, range-of-motion, reaching
  • Frequent: (up to 66%): standing, walking, sitting.
  • Continuous: (up to 100%): seeing, reading, hearing-speech-range, speaking clearly.

Safety:Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods, be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate and handle conflict professionally.Energy is in our DNA – Here’s what a day with our team looks like…About Us:Grid One Solutions specializes in AMI deployments for electric, gas, and water utilities. In addition to smart grid implementation services for in-home displays and load control devices, Grid One performs meter readings, customer call center operations, field service work, joint use attachment surveys, storm support services, NESC clearance audits and utility asset inspections, construction and contractor management services, pole maintenance, pole restoration/reinforcement, infrared inspection, utility pole asset management solution, field system integrity surveys, gas meter corrosion mitigation and lead testing, and back-office services including secure data transfer and storage. In February 2012, Utility Meter Services, Inc. merged with Grid One, almost doubling the size of its operations in North America.Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Expected salary: $22 – 27 per hour

Location: Brewster, NY

Job date: Sun, 31 Mar 2024 23:42:33 GMT

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