Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)
The distribution specialist provides technical and support work for engineering and field operations projects. The work of the distribution specialist is normally limited to a few specific areas within MidAmerican Energy Company's delivery system, such as cathodic protection, street lighting, pole attachments and small routine projects. In addition to providing fundamental technical knowledge and skills, the distribution specialist's other major aspect of work is data collection, input, maintenance, record keeping and other assigned work.
Provides data collection, input and data management for engineering studies, projects and compliance requirements. (50%)
Provides fundamental technical support in various areas of distribution engineering and operations. (25%)
Provides limited technical analysis, troubleshooting and solutions under the direction of an engineer or supervisor. (25%)
Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%)
Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of human performance improvement techniques.
Evaluate present practices and implement processes, concepts, training and tools to prevent, detect and correct human errors that may adversely impact the safe, reliable operation of the natural gas transmission and distribution system.
Associate's degree in a related field; or equivalent work experience (Typically three years of progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess an associate's degree).
Two years of related work experience.
Have analytical skills to recognize patterns in data, information or events to draw logical conclusions and make recommendations for action.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
- Travel Percentage: 10%