The MasTec Companies

Power Distribution Field Technician

Job Locations US-PA-Plymouth Meeting
ID 2022-12670
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Company Summary

MasTec, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company. Utility Services Group (USG) is part of the Power Delivery Segment and focuses on the electrical distribution, substation, water, transmission, and natural gas distribution infrastructures.

 

HMI Technical Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of HMI Services Inc., provides customer solutions through feasibility studies, design and/or engineering services, turnkey EPC delivery, surveys, constructability reviews, consulting studies and design-build services.

 

Job Summary

This position would perform field review of poles and other electric facilities mainly in eastern Pennsylvania, including a review of the jobs with the design team. Interaction with property owners may be necessary to explain project intentions.

Responsibilities

  • Equipment to be used:
    • Digital Camera
    • Measuring wheel and/or laser range finder
    • Smart device, laptop, or mobile phone
    • Angle finder
  • Perform field review of electric facilities capturing the required information
    • Pole Identification Markings (height / class, birthmark)
    • Centerline measurements, offsets, Mile Markers (for future permitting use)
    • Attachment heights
    • Down guys and span guys
    • Sketch of site with measurements to nearby obstructions
    • Notation of existing equipment
    • Obtain GPS location
    • Photographs
  • Properly file data in the system and provide daily status reports.
    • Create folders and download photos
    • Scan notes and measurements, then save into folders
  • Conduct safety briefing discussions identifying critical work steps, the potential hazards related to those work steps, and possible control barriers.

Qualifications

Minimum

  • Associates degree preferred or 2 years’ experience with power distribution systems and/or telecommunications.
  • Valid driver’s license required with a clean driving record for the past 5 years.

Preferred

  • Auto CAD experience
  • High-level understanding of utility, telecommunications, and/or power design engineering preferred.
  • Familiarity with electrical standards including National Electric Code (NEC) and National Electric Safety Code (NESC) preferred.
  • Knowledge of Katapult or Ike equipment preferred.
  • Knowledge of distribution equipment and hardware in order to identify components from visual inspections and properly document preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook required.
  • Experience reading and comprehending construction plans.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoor in all weather conditions, around energized equipment, in confined spaces, in heavy traffic and construction environment with proper PPE.
  • This position may require significant time standing or walking on uneven ground, possible climbing of ladders or being in high places, working in tight spaces, lifting, up to 50 pounds, and, in general, being overall physically demanding.
  • Ability to travel local up to 100% of the time including commit to temporary on-site assignments.

Physical Demands and Work Environment 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, and scanners.  

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is primarily sedentary, with some filing or lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.  

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The Company reserves the right to revise or change the job duties as the need arises. Management reserves the right to change the description, duties, or work schedules to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  

 

Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publicly traded company MTZ (NYSE). 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity: 

The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and EEOC regulations. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

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