This position is responsible for the ordering, issuance and delivery of utility fleet parts. Other duties include data input, tracking inventory balances, repairing of shop tools and equipment and delivering cooperative vehicles to off-site vendor locations as necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.
Organize and stock parts room, order parts and supplies as necessary. Utilize the Internet to search for parts and place orders as needed.
Perform computer data entry for inventory control and run reports. Conduct a physical inventory of parts as needed.
Issue appropriate vehicle parts to fleet technicians and/or internal customers as needed.
Deliver and pick up parts and fleet vehicles to/from vendors as necessary.
Complete all paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
Coordinate repairs and maintenance for shop tools and equipment.
Schedule appointments for truck vendor service and repairs.
Fabricate hydraulic hoses and assist with boom re-hosing on aerial trucks.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent.
Two years of experience in parts inventory with emphasis on utility truck parts ordering, distribution and delivery.
Experience with a truck parts distributor, truck dealership or related industry.
Experience or similar work with an electric utility fleet.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General knowledge of automotive and truck parts, vehicle maintenance and electrical systems.
Ability to acquire knowledge of Florida DOT and applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to heavy commercial vehicles.
Skill in the use of personal computer operation with ability to utilize MS Office products and Internet Explorer; ability to acquire working knowledge and use of corporate software systems and applications for parts inventory control as they may relate to the position.
Ability to work independently and results orientated to complete assignments and meet deadlines.
Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with employees, management, customers, vendors, and the public including written, verbal, listening skills; ability to produce reports, and business correspondence accurately, as directed.
Ability to manage stress and pressure in a frequently changing environment; to manage multiple priorities calmly and effectively in all situations.
English is the primary business language. Second language in Spanish is desirable.
The skills required for this position may be verified through a combination of education, experience, interview questions, and technical skills exercise(s).
Valid Florida Class B driver’s license for regular driving privileges of cooperative vehicles; must have and maintain an acceptable driving record as determined by the Cooperative.
Successful completion of Sumter Electric Cooperative's employment entrance examination and drug screen.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by or those an employee encounters to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
Normal work hours will be eight (8) hours between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Ability to work irregular hours for assignment completion and flexibility to change scheduling and report to work on short notice during emergency situations.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including a personal computer, printers, copy machines, telephone, and fax machine.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position has general office environment, parts storage and shop environment.
About Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc.
SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric cooperative serving over 200,000 families and businesses across seven counties in Central Florida, making SECO the third largest electric co-op in Florida and the seventh largest in the nation.
In both 2017 and 2016, SECO Energy was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Cooperatives” in the J.D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study. In 2015, SECO Energy was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Midsize Utilities in the South” by J.D. Power. SECO refers to the three consecutive awards as its “Triple Crown,” and we are grateful to our members for ranking us #1!