Power Line Technician I

Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.Role PurposeUnder direct supervision, the Power Line Technician I assists in safely constructing, operating, inspecting and maintaining Cleco’s distribution system, equipment and facilities in accordance with distribution operations practices and service restoration all while maintaining customer satisfaction. Cleco’s Power Line Technician I are expected to learn industry and Cleco standard work practices from senior staff as well as on the job and formal Cleco training.Key ResponsibilitiesChampions a corporate culture that emphasizes transparency, integrity, safety, environmental responsibility, employee development, diversity and inclusion, customer service, and operational excellenceCompliant with safety rules, procedures & regulations and positive safety observations. Attend and actively participate in safety meetings.Under direct supervision, demonstrates capacity to learn and perform all aspects of line operations/construction activities safely and efficiently as required by level of classification.Strive to provide reliable service and maintain customer satisfaction.Completion of job assignments in accordance with established Cleco policies, procedures and standards.Works safely, productively and within established Cleco quality procedures & standards for position (productivity and quality standards can be based upon KPI reports).Assists in the restoration, construction and maintenance of Cleco’s overhead and underground distribution systems safely, efficiently and in a timely manner, producing positive customer satisfaction and reducing SAIDI/SAIFI. Performs troubleshooting, requesting assistance only when necessary, switching operations and service restoration to minimize CHO.Completion of job assignments in accordance with established Cleco policies, procedures and standards. Incorporate Human Performance (TOPI) in daily, work routineGood attendance record, including on time for regular work and scheduled overtime.Available for callout/emergencies. Based upon current/forecasted weather conditions, responds when called or calls in/comes in to offer help.Willing to occasionally work away from normal work location for mutual assistance within Cleco and other electric utilities.Honestly and effectively communicates with managers, supervisors, leads, employees and customers, maintaining positive behavior.Promotes teamwork, supporting company initiatives and providing good customer satisfaction.Follows instructions and directions from Leads, Supervisors and Managers.Primary CompetenciesBalances stakeholdersBuilds effective teamsBusiness InsightCommunicates effectivelyCourage Demonstrates self-awarenessDrives resultsEnsures AccountabilityInstills trustNimble learningPlans and AlignsStrategic mindsetSafetyDrive vision and purposeAnalytical skillsComplianceQualificationsRequired Education, Skills & ExperienceNote: You will be required to take the CAST exam for this position. EEI practice tests are located on www.cleco.com; Careers, FAQ, Pre-employment Testing.Test Date: May 13, 2022Location & Time: Provided with approved applicationSecondary/High School Diploma0+ years of related experienceStrong business acumen pertaining to the Utility industryKnowledge of leading practices for their practice areaPlanning and project management skillsWillingness and ability to learn new technologies on the jobLicenses and CertificationsMaintain CDL Drivers Licenses at all times. Loss of CDL will result in automatic termination.