Maintenance of two-way radio, microwave radio, carrier systems and maintenance of digital remote terminal units, microprocessors, and computer systems.
1. Must have a satisfactory work record. 2. Requires an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or certificate of completion from a Transmission Maintenance Technical School with Telecommunications/SCADA emphasis. OR The equivalent combination of education and experience in telecommunication systems maintenance which would consist of experience in maintenance of electronic telecommunication and digital systems, which must include one year of practical experience in maintenance of two way radios, microwave radios, fiber optic systems and carrier systems; practical experience in maintenance of digital remote terminal units, microprocessors, and computer systems; interpreting electrical schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, and control logic. AND Must successfully complete the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Telecomm test with a 75% or better score. 3. Must have and maintain, or be able to obtain within 180 days, a valid Colorado Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with no air brake restriction. 4. Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining First Aid and CPR certification within 180 days of hire and have the ability to perform First Aid and CPR. 5. Must have a willingness to work in and around high voltages common to the electrical utility industry. 6. Must be willing to accept overnight travel. 7. Must reside within 60 minutes response time from reporting location. 8. Must be willing and able to work extra and irregular hours as the utility needs may require, and willing and able to work under unusual or special working conditions such as storms, extreme temperatures, winds, darkness, etc. 9. Must be willing to acquire the skills in the use and care of basic hand tools, power tools, hot line tools, and electronic test equipment. 10. Must be able to demonstrate basic computer knowledge and have the ability to work with small components, including fiber optic cables and connectors. 11. Must be willing to climb steel or wooden structures and work at various heights.
All employees interested in this vacancy should submit a bid regardless of their qualifications and seniority. In the event that no bidders are qualified, Tri-State may exercise its discretion to consider the interests of unqualified bidders.
Tri-State may require you to demonstrate that you can perform the essential job functions.
(The Company reserves the right to change the minimum requirements at any time as needed).
Internal Number: IRC31815
About Tri-State G&T Assn., Inc.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.