United Cooperative Services has an open position for a part-time Engineering Technician Intern in our Cleburne office.
Candidate should have a stable, verifiable work history, with an acceptable MVR. A pre-employment drug and alcohol screen is required. This non-exempt position starts at $18.50 per hour. Positions are open until filled. United Cooperative Services is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
This position performs meter shop testing and related work. This position also utilizes AMI software for daily maintenance as well as enters data and reviews reports as necessary.
Cleans, tests, and programs basic meters. Assists with keeping the metering shop organized and monitoring inventory. Builds standard instrument metering sets. Assists with changing out meters as required. Handles filing and computer data entry of information. Adheres to and encourages United’s safety policies and procedures and offers recommendations to supervisor to enhance the cooperative’s safety culture.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. The Engineering Technician Intern shall be required to perform any other duties assigned to fulfill the objectives of the Cooperative.
Job Knowledge, Training and Experience: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have general knowledge of industry and be technically competent and have strong ability to learn software and hardware. Must acquire within a reasonable time span knowledge of appropriate cooperative safety rules and regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to their respective job assignments. Safety rules and regulations are detailed in the JT&S Loss Control Program Safety Handbook, the American Public Power Association Safety manual and the National Electric Safety Code.
Equipment Operated: Must have current Texas driver license without violations that would prohibit insurability. Abilities and Skills: Must have ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos as well as be able to write simple correspondence. Requires ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry and the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Must be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Needs ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Effort: Must be able to perform all activities listed in the job description with or without reasonable accommodation. Required to occasionally reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Requires specific vision abilities that include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Working Conditions: Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, outside weather conditions, and the risk of electrical shock. Noise level is usually moderate. Occasional overtime may be required.