Intermountain Rural Electric Association is a member-owned electric utility cooperative that serves more than 160,000 customers in a 5,000 square mile area along Colorado鈥檚 Front Range Mountains. We offer competitive salaries, an exceptional benefits package, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and a friendly, relaxed culture with the opportunity to grow personally and professionally.

Join the dedicated employees who have been providing Colorado鈥檚 Front Range with electrical service since 1938.

Reports To: Metering Manager
Job Grade: CO-5 ($34.40 – $46.26)
Classifications: Non-Bargaining Unit
Status: Non-Exempt
This position has direct reports: No

Job descriptions are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, depending on risk to health and safety of the employee and/or others. The basic requirement of every position is to perform all tasks as assigned. Duties and scope of position may change based on needs of the Association. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

IREA employees are required to work in a safe manner in accordance with regulatory standards and requirements.

Efficient and cooperative work is required of staff, which includes regular, dependable, punctual attendance except when required by law, and timely and accurate performance of duties.

Position Summary:
Responsible to the Metering Manager for performing design reviews and documentation of Small Generation Interconnect Applications, and metering equipment on construction applications in accordance with current IREA and NEC standards.

Duties involve knowledge and application of electrical power systems, and generation. A wide range of procedures are used, and the position requires analysis of facts to determine what action should be taken within the limits of standard practice. Must have a working knowledge of N.E.S.C and N.E.C. standards.

Receives technical direction from the Metering Manager regarding definite objectives and established goals. The employee plans and manages own work after those goals are established. Accuracy, promptness, follow-up, and completeness of assignments are essential.

Regular contact with contractors, customers, inspectors, and other IREA departments is required to furnish or obtain information as well as to give technical guidance in accordance with IREA standards.

Experience/Education:
路 High school diploma or equivalent plus two years of specialized training or work experience in the electrical field is required.
路 Must have a good understanding of basic mathematics, algebra, electrical theory, drafting, and construction practices.
路 Work experience should include use of electrical drawings, and basic electrical calculations.
路 Must be knowledgeable in computers, spreadsheets, and word processing.
路 Must maintain a valid Colorado driver鈥檚 license.
路 Must have good written and verbal communication skills.

Duties/Tasks:
1. Performs design review and inspection for small generation interconnect applications and new construction metering equipment.
2. Reviews and gives feedback on application documents to include applications, one lines, site diagrams, equipment drawings, calculations and outlines of required work.
3. Responsible for document control of assigned projects.
4. Takes action, where possible, to improve efficiency and productivity in performing job tasks and duties.
5. Assists in all aspects of design review including project management, construction coordination, and inspection of distribution design.
6. Assists with technical questions about IREA standards, procedures, and policies.

Required Skills:
路 Integrity: Exhibits a high degree of integrity and honesty.
路 Diplomacy: able to use appropriate diplomacy and tact with employees, members, customers and other contacts.
路 Communication: ability to effectively read, write and speak the English language to communicate in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner.
路 Critical Thinking: using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
路 Active Listening: giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
路 Problem Solving: identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
路 Systems Analysis: determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Problem Solving/Freedom to Act
路 Problems are moderately complex. Methods and procedures are loosely defined and require judgment to apply them to the work. Work is varied. Tasks may be unrelated.

Physical Requirements
路 Light work: Duties and tasks involve light to medium work and require the ability to lift a maximum of 20 pounds.

Working Conditions
路 The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside. Physical demands may also include walking or hiking on all types of terrain, and driving a vehicle for extended periods of time.

IREA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Intermountain Rural Electric Association provides an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and a Defined Benefit Pension plan, Parental Leave and Short Term Disability. We also believe in strength in diversity.

If interested, please send us your r茅sum茅 via email or our online Job Opening Form. Pre-employment drug screening and background check will be conducted.

Intermountain Rural Electric Association is an equal opportunity employer.

IREA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. All qualified candidates are given equal opportunity and selection decisions are based on job-related factors.