Technician I – II (Transmission Construction)

  • Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp.
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
  • 03/21/2019
Full time Engineering Other

Job Description

Technician I – II (Transmission Construction)

Little Rock, AR, USA

Transmission Construction / Full Time


Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.


A Technician – Transmission Construction provides technical skills and abilities required to give AECC a soundly constructed, reliable power delivery system.  In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.



  • Acts as on-site representative to oversee the construction, testing and repair of AECC's capital substation and transmission construction and maintenance projects.
  • Inspects wiring, electrical circuits, foundations, steel, power equipment and other construction assembly units during and after construction for structural quality, general safety, and conformance to specifications and codes.
  • Understands test equipment and tools used for construction, operations, testing and maintenance of substation equipment including breakers, transformers, regulators, switches and transmission lines.
  • Measures dimensions and verifies level, alignment, or elevation of structures or fixtures to ensure compliance to building plans and codes.
  • Maintains daily logs and supplement inspection records to track construction/contractor progress, weather delays, and other pertinent information relevant to construction contracts.
  • Reviews and interprets plans, blueprints, site layouts, specifications, or construction methods to ensure compliance to AECC construction specifications, legal requirements and safety standards.
  • Instructs and trains technician helpers on technical, operational and safety standards. Assists with safety meetings on a monthly basis, including technical topics. Implements safety in the work area.
  • Uses EAMS to track work requests, work orders, requisitions and time cards; Performs directed switching with written switching orders.
  • Tracks all field revisions and mark ups to assist with record updating process and "As Built" drafting record drawings.
  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.



Minimum Qualifications

  • In pursuant of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is a designated safety-sensitive position according to AECC/AECI standards and processes
  • Technician I:
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • High School Diploma or GED, plus 3 years related experience and/or training. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Technician II:
    • Valid CDL License
    • At least 6 years related experience and/or training, Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician
    • OSHA #510-30 HR Construction Industry Card


Preferred Qualifications

  • Journeyman Electrician License or Master Electrician License
  • Associate Degree in Electronics, Civil/Electrical Engineering Technology, Construction Management or equivalent



  • 2 Retirement Plan Options
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 9 Paid holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Paid time off accruals
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program




Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.


Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Salary Range

$24.17/hr - 38.07/hr

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