Maintain warehouse areas in a safe, clean, well-organized condition.
Assist in maintaining an economical but adequate stock of construction and maintenance materials.
Provide support as possible for crews in material handling and equipment maintenance.
Familiarity with electric utility materials, tools, and construction techniques.
Maintains accurate records of hazardous waste disposal, material issued and returned, and tool repair.
Responsible for the proper care, use, handling, protection, and accountability of any and all materials issued to him/her for specified jobs, and for the accuracy of all reports as to the use of such materials.
Work collaboratively with colleagues and foster the spirit of cooperation in the workplace by utilizing the Code of Conduct as a guideline.
Conduct yourself in a manner that reflects favorably on Lane Electric and fosters a harmonious and helpful relationship between staff, our members, vendors, and the general public.
Approach all situations with the attributes of honesty, integrity, respect, and professionalism.
Maintain and promote a positive work environment by creating an environment of creativity, collaboration, safety, and pride in your work.
Maintain a helpful attitude in which you see yourself as a part of the whole team ready to add your strengths to any area you might be needed.
Always look for ways in which you can help Lane Electric employees and members.
Speak and write clearly with the desired effect of positive outcomes in any situation.
Look for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
Treat all people with respect in actions and speech, supporting affirmative action and respecting diversity.
Exhibit sound and accurate judgement, including an understanding of who should be involved in decision making.
Ability to prioritize and plan work activities using time effectively.
Maintains a neat, organized work area that allows for easy access to information when absent.
View Lane Electric as a unit of interdependent functions and assist when needed for the good of the whole.
Respectfully take direction and feedback from supervisor and/or co-workers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Comply with all Cooperative and OR OSHA safety rules and use safe work practices and methods.
Inspect the warehouse and yard areas daily: Maintain areas in safe, clean and neat condition. Correct or report unsafe conditions to the appropriate person for corrective action.
Material Receiving:Unload delivery trucks of various types using the appropriate equipment. Verify quantity and inspect, store and report material received from vendors. Place company number on applicable equipment including transformers, yard lights, etc.
Material Issues:Pull material specified in the work order pick list and stage for line crews. Record material issued without a pick list to the appropriate account. Assemble necessary units for operations (meter loops, yard light switches, etc.). Deliver material to crews in the field when required. Recondition material and plant equipment for reuse as feasible. Maintain accurate records of salvaged or junked material.
Inventory Management: Review inventory using electronic reports and physical counts to ensure levels are adequate for future work. Work with Construction & Maintenance Manager, Engineering Manager, and Line Foreman to verify there is an adequate supply of material to meet future needs. Work with the Accounting department to specify and evaluate material for purchase. Periodically review material inventory and adjust purchasing times to maintain adequate quantities. Periodically review inventory stock items to maintain accurate labeling of shelving and storage areas. Perform annual inventory and work with appropriate departments to analyze and correct discrepancies.
Tools: Assist in servicing, repairing, and storing Construction & Maintenance tools. Ensure Cooperative tools, equipment, and material are properly maintained and stored securely. Must be willing and able to work overtime on an as-needed basis. Performs other miscellaneous work as directed.
Reports to Manager, Construction & Maintenance
Utility Cost Accountant
Requires high school diploma or GED equivalency.
Must possess a valid CDL class A driver’s license.
Must maintain forklift certification.
Must possess basic computer skills.
Utility Training Requirements:
Attend training to stay current on regulations pertaining to hazardous material disposal.
Attend training to stay current on the use of technology used to advance efficiency of material handling and record keeping.
Continue required training to remain compliant with OSHA rules regarding use of tools and equipment
Problem solving, mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting, accuracy, critical thinking, judgment, decision making, active listening, communication, relationship development, change management, time management.
Note: This description is intended to represent the key areas of responsibility. It is not meant to be all inclusive and does not restrict the work that may be assigned. Job descriptions may occasionally be updated, as necessary, to reflect evolving business needs.
Internal Number: Closing July 6th, 2020
About Lane Electric Cooperative
Enjoy the benefits of the cooperative way at Lane Electric while serving our roughly 13,000 electric accounts. The Seven Cooperative Principals guide the way we work every day. Our primary aim is to deliver excellent service to our members and to positively contribute to their quality of life.
Established in 1939 by a group of neighbors in the McKenzie River valley, Lane Electric and its 46 employees are still actively engaged in the communities we serve. We support youth sports, literacy programs, health and nutrition initiatives, Veteran’s groups, holiday parades and the area’s many cultural events and festivals.
Lane County extends from the Pacific Ocean to the Cascade Range, with a relatively mild climate but four distinct seasons. Ocean coastlines, forests, and snow-?peaked mountains provide diverse opportunities for year-round recreational and cultural opportunities. The area is serviced by the Eugene Airport, the fifth largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, which provides easy access in and out of the area.
Lane Electric Cooperative serves multiple rural communities outside of the Eugene metropolitan area. Our headquarters however, located with-in Eugene city li...mits. Eugene is Oregon’s third largest city. The wood products industry, a “Silicon Shire” tech industry, agriculture and the University of Oregon are primary economic drivers to the area.
The Lane County Farmer’s Market and a thriving food, microbrewery, and winery culture provide great dining and recreational experiences. Extensive biking, walking, and hiking trails weave throughout the city of Eugene and Lane County. The U of O’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and the Hult Center for the Performing Arts provide cultural hubs.
The area and this co-op are moving in a positive direction and now is a great time to become part of the Lane Electric team and legacy.
Power our rural communities through exceptional service and sustainable energy sources.
Honesty, Integrity, and Professionalism Teamwork, Creativity, and Collaboration
Responsibility, Pride of Workmanship, and a Focus on Safety Compassion and a Respect for Others