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Field Tester B Electric Apply Now

Job ID 19563 Location Watertown, New York Organization Electric Maintenance and Construction Department Electric PTO Operations NY Central

About the Position:

Under direct supervision to assist Field Testers of a higher classification. Under general supervision as proficiency increases to perform such duties as: install and remove survey recorders on single phase and network installations; install and remove tapes and charts on recording devices and read associated meters; and perform corrosion control tests such as gas service inspections and pipe to soil acceptance tests.   Work tasks within this series will be assigned based on level of training and proficiency.


Job Qualifications: 

  • Must have an AAS degree in Electrical Technology from an accredited school or equivalent training program. OR
  • 36 credits or more from an accredited school toward an AAS degree as identified above with 3 years field experience in one or more of the following jobs: (Line Mechanic, Stations Maintenance Mechanic, Electrician, Service Representative at B level or above, Cable Splicer, Relay Tester or Communications Tester). Employees qualified under this section will have a period of 24 months after award to obtain degree. Failure to meet educational requirements will result in removal from the job series. OR 36 credits or more from an accredited school toward an AOS degree as identified above with 3 years field experience in one or more of the following job: (Line Mechanic, Stations Maintenance Mechanic, Electrician, Service Representative at B level or above, Cable Splicer, Relay Tester or Communications Tester). Employees qualified under this section will have a period of 24 months after award to obtain degree. Failure to meet educational requirements will result in removal from the job series.
  • Must pass validated aptitude test.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Must have valid drivers license

NOTE:

  • Upon satisfactory completion of 12 months as a Field Tester B, and demonstrated proficiency as a Field Tester B-Electric, the employee will be promoted to a Field Tester C - (Electric).
  • The progression from Field Tester C (Electric) to Field Tester D (Electric) will occur over an 18 month period. To qualify for automatic progression to the D level, the employee will be required to have satisfactorily demonstrated proficiency in field testing in the electric discipline during the eighteen months as a Field Tester C (Electric).

Location: Watertown


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