Wolf Creek Federal Services High Voltage Electrician (Union/Ongoing) in OAK HARBOR, Washington
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Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) and subsidiaries…
Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.
CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.
CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.
EEO/AA Employer; Shareholder Hire Preference.
Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Summary/General Description of Job:
Performs the duties necessary to maintain all high voltage electrical and peripheral low voltage systems and equipment up to 115KV. Responsible for the care of the equipment and tools necessary to perform such work. Keeps supervisor apprised of unique situations and problems encountered.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
- Performs a variety of electrical trade functions such as installing, maintaining, or repairing equipment for generating, distributing, or utilizing electrical energy.
- Installs or repairs any of a variety of electrical equipment such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, and other transmission equipment.
- Locates and diagnoses trouble in the electrical distribution system.
- Work involves laying out work from blueprints, drawings, models, or verbal instructions.
- Installs and climbs poles and towers, services storage batteries used for backup power source, performs evaluation of in-service relays to detect failure of distribution lines and equipment.
- Works standard mathematical computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment.
- Works and assists other crafts and trades in their day-to-day operations.
- Operates switches to isolate and remove defective components for repair. Installs and repairs overhead and underground power lines. Installs, disconnects, removes and repairs electrical power meters.
- Inspects work to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, policies, and regulations.
- Actively supports the project Safety Plan through personal involvement in all aspects of safety, including training and attention to the adherence to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.
- Ensures proper housekeeping practices are observed on assigned vehicles and in outlying facilities.
- Installs conduit, wiring panels, breakers, and associated equipment required for distributing both high and low voltage circuits.
- May respond to emergency situations during or after hours, holidays and weekends for the purpose of resolving immediate concerns. Be available on-call within one hour after the Governments request after regular hours. Must be able to work overtime as required.
- Performs duties in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner.
- Works closely and harmoniously with fellow workers.
- Performs other duties, in and out of Trade, as assigned.
- High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
- Journeyman H.V. Electrician with completion of a four (4) year technical training program. Technical training may include an accredited technical training program or recognized established apprenticeship program.
- Valid Washington State driver’s license without a major violation or three or more incidents in the past 36 months.
- Must possess a valid and current Washington State EL01 Electrical Journeyman’s Certification.
- Valid Commercial Driver’s License with a Class A endorsement.
- Communicate, both orally and in writing, in the English language.
- Verifiable work experience of at least three years in an Operations & Maintenance services environment supporting a military base or similar civilian installation.
- Verifiable work experience of at least five years’ work experience as a High Voltage Electrician.
- A commitment to be on-call 24 hours/7 days on a rotational basis with a 1-hour response time requirement.
- Citizen of the United States.
- Must have and demonstrate a Journeyman Electrician’s knowledge and ability to:
- Identify high voltage circuits and how they are applied.
- Identify the trade specific equipment and be able to verbally discuss how they are used.
- Verbalize about hazards encountered in manholes and appropriate duct bank safety.
- Demonstrate an ability to read blueprints, electrical schematics, and one-line diagrams.
- Must possess the ability to troubleshoot street light circuits and repair same.
- Must posses the ability to properly use the pole truck and line truck.
- Ability to perform periodic preventive maintenance to electrical distribution equipment and associated circuits.
- Ability to splice high voltage cables.
- Ability to terminate high voltage cables.
- Ability to install transformers, switches, electrical meters and to test cables and other high voltage equipment.
- Working knowledge of solid-state and conventional control circuitry.
- Ability to work with SCADA systems.
- Basic knowledge of hazardous materials safety including PCB and asbestos.
- Basic knowledge of computer skills that apply to high voltage area.
- Basic knowledge of emergency generator connections and service.
This is a union position.
This position is always open with no end date. Resumes will be accepted even when there are no openings.
Primary Location: US-Washington-OAK HARBOR
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Job Number: WA0100096
Req ID: WA0100096