Alliant Energy Engineering Technician Journey/Apprentice in Verona, Wisconsin

Requisition ID 3204BR

Posting Title Engineering Technician Journey/Apprentice

Recruiting Location(s) Verona, WI

Position Type Regular

Schedule Type Full-Time

Posting Details

Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for an Engineering Technician Journey/Apprentice in Verona, WI. In this challenging role you will perform customer contacts, field work, estimating, design, and organization of utility construction projects. Engineering Technicians serve local communities by working with customers, electricians and contractors to provide gas and electric service to new building sites and to rebuild existing infrastructure. This position provides a daily variety of projects and tasks, including developing designs and bill of materials, applying engineering standards, processes and regulations, facilitating permitting, as well as working inside and outside in varying conditions.

The Alliant Energy Engineering Technician Apprenticeship program provides 3.5 years of on-the-job and

classroom training in all areas necessary for a successful career as an Engineering Technician. Apprentices travel throughout the Wisconsin Alliant Energy territory for a portion of the first three years to work with journey engineering technicians and other subject matter experts to receive the best training available.

  • Engineering Technician Apprentice is an IBEW965-represented position

  • The starting wage as an apprentice is $31.57/hour

  • Start date is targeted in mid-October

We have multiple Engineering Technician Apprentice opportunities available within our Wisconsin territory. If you are interested in this opportunity as well as other locations that are currently available, please be sure to apply directly to each position you are interested in to be considered:

  • 3202BR Mineral Point, WI

  • 3203BR Beloit, WI

  • 3205BR Windsor, WI

  • 3208BR Fond du Lac, WI

    Job Responsibilities

  • Under direction and working within established policies, procedures and standards, performs the following engineering detail or associated tasks, both in the office and in the field:

  • Details, prepares and closes work orders; prepares material lists, tickets and transfers.

  • Prepares estimates for work orders, budgets and customer contributions and charges.

  • Performs a variety of field work, including locating proper service entrances, staking, locating underground pipe, cable and other obstructions; survey work of moderate difficulty; prepares and obtains distribution easements as assigned; makes soil probe tests; makes field checks and inventories; gathers and prepares information for various permits, licenses and joint use applications; installs location number tags.

  • Performs various routine office work such as keeping work order and budget registers, local property records, maintains current engineering, accounting, rate, stores and budget records, assists in the preparation of voltage, gas pressure, load and other engineering reports.

  • Obtains information from engineering prints and prepares necessary maps and sketches.

  • Prepares maintenance work sheets, accident reports and claim forms.

  • Handles ordinary inquiries involving company procedures, extension rules, service rules, code requirements, service entrance and metering requirements.

  • Keeps current in knowledge and understanding of company procedures, rates, rules, practices, standards, and application of construction materials.

  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to this position.

Working Conditions -

A varied combination of indoor and outdoor work requiring close attention to detail, daytime hours with evening hours when necessary, exposure to seasonal elements.

Job Qualifications

  • Completion of the engineering technician apprenticeship and pass the final position qualification examination.

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to an associate degree from an accredited college.

  • Demonstrated ability to properly design electric and gas distribution systems.

  • Basic financial skills.

  • Demonstrated effective computer skills in word processing, spread sheets, company software and related.

  • Advanced knowledge of electrical and gas theory, company safety rules and applications, mathematics including algebra and geometry; physics; company construction, engineering and material standards and related company practices, processes and procedures.

  • Ability to perform surveying and staking of moderate difficulty.

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local codes and regulations applicable to installation of overhead and underground facilities.

  • Demonstrated time management and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle customer contacts in a manner that encourages positive customer relations;

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.

  • Please refer to job description for Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations that apply to this position.

  • This position is classified as Core/Resource, and has travel requirements.


This position is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug/alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug/alcohol testing according to said regulations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Removal Date 07/23/2017