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Substation Helper
Location Owen Co.
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Location:  Owen County Operations Center – Spencer, IN



To perform, or assist in the performance of, fundamental tasks involving the building and grounds maintenance of substation facilities.

To participate in on-the-job training and other educational opportunities in order to attain substation skills and knowledge.


Duties and Responsibilities:

To be responsible for achieving the objectives, to include the following:

 A. BUILDING AND GROUNDS - To perform assignments involving the maintenance of grounds, fences and structures of Hoosier Energy’s substation facilities, to include, but not be limited to:

    1. Cutting grass and weeds;
    2. Trimming or removing trees;
    3. Reconditioning crushed stone surfaces;
    4. Filling holes and depressions;
    5. Repairing damaged fences;
    6. Opening obstructed drainage systems;
    7. Replacing broken glass;
    8. Scraping and repainting surfaces;
    9. Making other minor repairs to structures;
   10. Operating the necessary vehicles to perform the above; and
   11. Helping with line work.

 B. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT – To be responsible for the proper utilization, maintenance and security of assigned tools, test equipment, vehicles and work areas.

 C. RECORDS AND REPORTS - To take notes and complete reports about the completion of assigned tasks, as well as any other observations regarding the status of Hoosier Energy’s substation facilities.
 D. TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT - To participate in training opportunities in order to gain a working knowledge of the General Switching Procedures, as well as the functions and layout of the substation systems and equipment.
 E. RECOMMENDATIONS - To make recommendations to the Coordinator and Manager, Delivery Services about any practices, procedures or requirements that will facilitate maintenance schedules, short- or long-range plans, or any other efficiencies or cost improvements.

 F. SAFETY - To act in an exemplary manner in order to maintain and promote safe practices and procedures and to participate in scheduled safety meetings and first aid classes.

 G. OTHER - To perform other duties, as assigned.

Education:  High School diploma or its equivalent.

Experience:  Some work experience with strong references.

Skills and Knowledge:  A demonstrated potential, either through education or work experience, for electrical and mechanical skills; good communications skills; legible handwriting and arithmetic; must qualify for and maintain the appropriate driver’s license in order to operate heavy vehicles.  Class A CDL license preferred.  If candidate does not have Class A CDL, must obtain within six months of employ.  Electrical experience preferred.

Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran



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