This position will work in close proximity to voltages ranging from 15kV up to 345kV. When required, may perform “hot” work within the minimum approach distances using proper personal protection equipment and under direct supervision. Assist with lineworker tasks including construction, maintenance, replacement, construction, inspection and repair of transmission facilities as well as fiber optic construction and repair as required. Assist in performing substation inspections and report accurate details. Promote and practice KAMO safety policy and procedures. Be involved with daily tailgate briefings and communicate known hazards to all individuals present. Document and retain tailgate sessions notes. Report to KAMO Management any safety concern. Assist in the organization and housekeeping of KAMO warehouses and ensures proper maintenance of KAMO fleet, tools and equipment. Assist in the restoration of power during outages, as directed.
Should have basic level understanding of KAMO’s transmission system including RUS transmission line structures, assemblies and hardware; transmission line applications and transmission line maintenance procedures. Understanding of safety policies and transmission line inventory. Basic knowledge of proper maintenance of fleet and heavy duty equipment. Basic knowledge of FEMA documentation requirements. Knowledge and awareness to work safely in an electrically hazardous environment. Qualified in First Aid and CPR. Skills Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Capable of effective communication, both orally and written. Safely and efficiently operate fleet, machinery, equipment and hand tools. Must be able to climb poles without difficulty. Climber Certification required. This person will need to be organized and a self-starter. Maintain quality working relationships with KAMO personnel, KAMO member systems, other utilities, property owners, and the general public. Communicate well with others and offer input and ideas to help solve problems. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize time/workload to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to adapt to changing business circumstances and handle multiple tasks.
Additional Salary Information: This position will be filled at the appropriate grade pay levels according to the experience and qualifications of the selected applicants.
About KAMO Power Cooperative
KAMO Electric Cooperative, Inc. (KAMO Power), with headquarters in Vinita, Oklahoma is a Generation and Transmission (G&T) cooperative formed in 1941. KAMO has work locations in Vinita, Muskogee, Cleveland and Stillwater, Oklahoma; and in Spokane, El Dorado Springs and Neosho, Missouri.
Owned by 17 member distribution rural electric cooperatives in northeast Oklahoma and southwest Missouri, KAMO
serves the needs of its members by providing safe, low-cost, and reliable power and telecommunications services.
KAMO is a member-owner of Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc., (AECI) who provides the electric capacity and energy needs for KAMO and five other G&Ts in Missouri.
KAMO's annual sales exceed 7 million megawatt-hours, representing over 300,000 member-owners. As a non-profit rural electric cooperative, revenues from sales are used to cover KAMO's expenses; revenues exceeding costs are credited back to the 17 member-owners in the form of patronage capital.