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Storm Damage Assessor Driver at Pike Electric, Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Marietta, Georgia

Job Description:



This role is responsible in working with a Senior Assessor as part of a two-man team patrolling an area of distribution facilities in need of restorations caused by accident or natural event.


 • Serve as a driver for a two-person team.

• Assist the Senior Assessor with taking notes, reading maps and other miscellaneous tasks not requiring utility experience.

• May be assigned to Area Field Manager to assist with Administrative duties.

 • Responsible to communicate hazardous situation information (downed wire, tree on line, service line low, etc.) to the general public or utility representative is required.

• Perform other duties as assigned by management.


COMPLEXITY OF WORK: Generally routine, established precedents; practices and procedures exist.


RELATIONSHIP OUTSIDE WORK GROUP: Exchange of information, which occasionally requires tact and/or diplomacy.



Position Requirements:


 QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1. ATTENDANCE - Must be available for work the daily hours as required by utility’s work schedule and until completion of the restoration work and released by the utility.


 2. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Education: High school degree or GED required. Experience Must be minimum age of 25 as per car rental requirements. .


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A valid state driver’s license is required.


ON-THE-JOB TRAINING AND/OR REQUIRED ITEMS/TOOLS: The following items are required for this role prior to reporting to duty. Items marked + will be furnished by UCS: Reflective Vest (Class III) + Safety Glasses + Hard Hat + Hard Toe Boots


LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or the business community.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.


 REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations.


 OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Additional skills and/or abilities include the following: Ability to recognize hazards associated with working near electric distribution line right of ways. Ability to utilize binoculars, cell phones and two way radios.

**Self-Motivated Team Oriented  and Customer Oriented


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


. A. How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities: Stand X Walk X Sit X Talk or Hear X Use Hands to Feel, Handle, or finger tools, or controls X Climb or balance X Stoop, Kneel, crouch or crawl X Reach with Hands and Arms X Taste or Smell X


 B. Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted? If so, how much and how often? None Up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 2/3 and more Up to 10 Pounds X Up to 25 Pounds X Up to 50 Pounds X Up to 100 Pounds X More than 100 Pounds X


 Vision requirements: Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus).


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Wet, humid conditions (non- weather) X Work near moving mechanical parts X Work in high, precarious places X Fumes or airborne particles X Toxic or caustic chemicals X Outdoor weather conditions X Extreme cold (non- weather) X Extreme Heat ( non-weather) X Risk of electrical shock X Work with explosives X Risk of radiation X Vibration X Must be physically capable of walking out power line right of ways under various weather and terrain conditions. Weather conditions may include snow, ice or high heat/humidity. The terrain conditions may include but are not limited to, off road rural areas in swampy or over grown right of ways or mountainous terrain. While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is loud noise.


Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


Pike Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer