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Pike Corporation Senior Storm Damage Assessor in Mobile, Alabama

SUMMARY:Provide a fair and accurate on site evaluation of damage or loss caused by accident or natural event. Assess and record the extent of the damage, resources required and possible execution based upon the request of the client. ESSENTIALDUTIESAND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Identify primary and secondary electrical facilities including poles, primary wires, secondary wires, services, primary insulator, transformers, fuses, reclosers, regulators, OCS’s substations etc. * Identify and differentiate the difference between electrical, cablevision and telephone lines. * Identify all necessary repairs required for restoration. * Complete client specified damage reports in detail * Determine distribution crew type(s) needed for restoration of facilities as well as assign and schedule the work. * Ensure crews have proper materials for restoration work. * Complete any follow-up work required by the utility. * Comply and adhere to electrical distribution safety rules as well as follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies. * Perform other duties as assigned by management. COMPLEXITY OF WORK:Semi-routine; majority of work covered by established procedures. RELATIONSHIPOUTSIDEWORKGROUP: Exchange of information, which occasionally requires tact and/or diplomacy. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct and coordinate the activities of a two-man team assigned to patrol distribution lines damaged by ice, wind, or other causes. Provide leadership for 3-5 assessment teams if required. 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. *EDUCATIONand/orEXPERIENCE: Education: High school degree or GED required. Experience A minimum of 5 years’ experience in utility distribution or transmission systems (engineering, operations, or construction) required. CERTIFICATIONS,LICENSES,REGISTRATIONS: A valid state driver’s license is required. ON-THE-JOBTRAINING AND/OR REQUIRED ITEMS/TOOLS/:/ The following items are required for this role prior to reporting to duty. Items marked will be furnished by Pike Engineering: Vehicle Reflective Vest (Class III) Hard Hat Binoculars Safety Glasses Surveyor’s Tape Dielectric Overshoes (if required by the client) Hard Toe Boots LANGUAGESKILLS: * 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 thebusinesscommunity. *MATHEMATICALSKILLS: 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 weightmeasurement, 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. REASONINGABILITY: 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 SKILLSANDABILITIES: * * Ability to read and follow distribution circuit maps. * Ability to utilize binoculars, cell phones and two-way radios. * Self-Motivated * Team Oriented * Customer Oriented *PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must bemetby 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. None Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) 2/3 and more (Regularly) 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 HandsandArms X Taste or Smell X Weight be lifted or force to be exerted: 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) WORKENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmaybemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. None Up to 1/3 (Occasionally) 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently) 2/3 and more (Regularly) Wet, humid conditions (non- weather) X Work nearmovingmechanical 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 Workwith 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 overgrown right of ways or mountainous terrain. While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is loudnoise. Organization: Pike Corporation, Inc.* *Title: *Senior Storm Damage Assessor Location: Alabama-Mobile Requisition ID: 210000XY