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Plant Services Coordinator

THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Plant Services Supervisor, the job responsibilities for this position will include administering and maintaining a record keeping system of NHEC’s fixed capital distribution system assets ensuring all Work Order requirements are met and required local, State and Federal permitting is obtained and to coordinate with the membership regarding work order requirements, ROW questions and issues and various Business Partners, such as Telephone, Cable Television and Fiber companies, as dictated by existing agreements, develop new agreements and administer and maintain the Plant Records database for the preparation and collection of joint use contract billing, ownership, right of way, licensing and special permitting.

  1. Supports strategic goals of NHEC by reporting on and achieving Balanced Scorecard
  2. Supports the cultural goals of NHEC by exhibiting self-leadership, developing and maintaining effective working relationships, being results oriented, being innovative, and seeking
  3. Increases professional and technical knowledge by attending classes, reading professional magazines, and participating in professional societies, such as the International Right of Way
  4. Manages NHEC’s Plant records system by processing and inputting
  5. Prepares and submits documentation for approval by Local and State agencies including by not limited to licensing, Wetlands, Water crossings, Railroad crossings, State and National Forest usage, etc.
  6. Works with the Registries of nine New Hampshire counties to properly process and record easements relating to new construction and future right-of-way maintenance.
  7. Supports the GIS/GPS mapping systems by collaborating with the GIS/CADD Technician and the Plant Inspection Technician to coordinate, maintain, and update equipment and material changes
  8. Collaborates with the IT Department to enhance NHEC’s ability to utilize Plant Data which supports IVUE, GIS and other systems
  9. Works closely with all departments involved in the work order process to ensure all assets are recorded properly in the plant records database.
  10. Administrates third party pole attachments by creating/processing applications, billing, and tracking field records to ensure compliances with relevant JUAs, attachment agreements and PUC rules.
  11. Administrates the necessary Joint Use processes to coordinate with several business partners to invoice the Telephone and third-party companies for all attachments.
  12. Assists staff in responding to member needs, inquiries, and
  13. Improves corporate safety performance by maintaining a safe and clean working environment, participating in regular department safety meeting, recognizing at risk behaviors and conditions, and taking corrective actions or providing feedback.
  14. Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. To meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.
  15. Performing such other duties as directed or

THE PERSON:

Associates Degree in business or other related field required. Education to include the following: business courses, computer science, and accounting practices.

Three to four years of utility background preferred along with general office, customer service, data entry experience, pole records tracking, Joint Use practices and GIS/GPS data manipulation.

Must be able to communicate with the public in a friendly, professional, and effective manner, using problem resolution and listening skills, etc. Must be able to operate a desktop computer. Must prepare accurate and legible documents and become familiar with all work order and plant procedures.

Must be able to develop knowledge of NHEC’s construction practices. Must have some knowledge of right of way and easement acquisition. Expected to have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

WORK CONDITIONS:

Generally accepted office conditions. Occasional overtime may be required during major electrical outage and as needed upon Engineering approval.

Assistance with power restoration efforts required. If necessary, during regular business hours employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours.

NHEC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer