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PUC Inspection Coordinator

Location: Kennewick
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

This position has responsibility of performing aerial and underground inspections for identified Charter facilities, ensuring violations are identified and tracked and appropriate corrective action are taken to remedy safety hazards in accordance with Public Utility Commission (PUC) and National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Patrol inspections in all facilities to complete detailed facility inspections required as per documented PUC/Regulatory inspection requirements. Complete all patrol and detailed inspections, proximately to overhead power line facilities, terrain, and accessibility / Location. Required to perform record keeping, maintaining inspection records while being prepared to supply PUC/Regulatory inspection records upon a 30 day notification. Responsible for taking or insuring appropriate corrective action to remedy safety hazards to our facilities. The position maybe required to perform temporary repairs if a safety hazard is evident. During the inspection process, ensure all 3rd Party violations are identified, reported and tracked. Perform and or maintain an auditable maintenance program for our facilities and lines, while maintaining documentation including timelines for corrective action based upon violation levels/severity. Monitor and maintain an auditable Maintenance Program and or corrective actions of violation priority levels as follows: Safety and Reliability as specified in the priority levels Type of facility and/or equipment Location, including whether violation is located in extreme or high Fire threat zones Accessibility Climate Impact to operations, customers, electrical or communications workers and general public REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Must possess an understanding of on detailed PUC/Regulatory inspection compliance Must possess and apply relevant knowledge of Charter Communications, OSHA, Regulatory, General Orders 95 and l28 rules and like regulations Must have complete understanding of the structural and/or architectural integrity of the network in order to successfully perform required inspection and recommend appropriate course of action Relevant knowledge of personal computer hardware and software and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Excel Ability to navigate through city streets quickly and effectively through the use of and understanding of GPS technology Ability to safely drive company vehicle Knowledge of computerized test equipment processes, standard test processes and cable TV modulation schemes Ability to use various electronic devices to communicate between service location and office. Must be able to maintain regular attendance in adherence to Charter Communications and Regional guidelines Ability to interact with coworkers in a positive manner, follow directions and work rules and accept constructive feedback Must possess demonstrated problem-solving, record-keeping and organizational skills Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices Must be able to estimate various distances while driving a company vehicle to calculate signal leakage Must have solid time management and organizational skills Required Education High School diploma or equivalent (GED) Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years Experience at a higher level Technician preferably at FT IV, Maintenance Tech or Construction Coordinator II/III --- 2 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to successfully manage face-to-face customer interactions and resolutions Demonstrated leadership qualities Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks Ability to prioritize and organize effectively Ability to perform detailed administrative tasks and motivate others to comply Moderate knowledge of residential and commercial facility construction design/layout Basic knowledge of company products and services Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills Preferred Education Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years WORKING CONDITIONS Must be able to read and type on a computer Possess manual dexterity, the ability to see and hear in order to utilize and read test equipment Must be able to drive for long, extended periods of time Must be able to walk for long distances frequently throughout the day Drive Company vehicle, use laptop computer, and basic hand tools Ability to work overtime, weekends and late shifts if required Travel required as needed PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical Requirements Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds) Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires Ability to dig in all types of soil to bury cable Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs) Ability to use hand tools Ability to use propane torch Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections Mental Requirements EOE Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability TMN160 311932 311932BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Kennewick , PUC Inspection Coordinator, Other , Kennewick, Washington

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