We are seeking a Transmission Geotechnician to support Sunflower engineering, operations, and Member systems. Work with experienced engineers to learn about the company and advance your career.
In this position, you'll get hands-on learning opportunities and won't have to sit at a desk all day! Utilize your geotechnical experience to support Sunflower engineering, operations, and Member systems. You will assist with land acquisition activities, surveying activities for transmission routing, and gathering electrical and mechanical technical data on distribution and transmission systems. You'll also assist with the preliminary review of geotechnical designs.
Support transmission design for Sunflower and Member systems through the use of geographical information systems (GIS), Civil 3D development, transmission line modeling, land surveying, and project staking.
Be part of a team who is dedicated, inviting, and knowledgeable.
Receive outstanding benefits including a company funded pension and low health insurance premiums.
Gain experience in an electric utility to further your career.
A level I requires a Bachelor degree in engineering technology and/or geographic information systems (GIS) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A level II requires an additional two years of engineering, engineering support, or technical services experience.
Successful completion of the EEI Technician Occupation (TECH) Selection System test.
Basic knowledge of surveying concepts and ability to manipulate data to provide clear and detailed drawings.
Basic understanding of system-wide georeferenced benchmarks and coordinate systems.
Basic understanding of drafting symbols used in electric utility applications and knowledge of symbolisms used on drawings and blueprints.
Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications:
We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here: https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/Login.aspx.
The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.
Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.
Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.