Apprentice/journeyman Powerline Technician - Frederick Crew

Wfec

Address:

PO Box 429, Anadarko, OK. 73005

Contact Email:

Website:

www.wfec.com

Phone:

Description:

Applications will be accepted through September 7, 2017 Apply on-line at www.wfec.com

*At the option of the hiring official, this position could be filled as an Apprentice Powerline Technician.*

SUMMARY JOURNEYMAN POWERLINE TECHNICIAN: Under general supervision, the incumbent performs all aspects of transmission line maintenance and transmission line construction. At times, the incumbent may lead a small crew assigned to a particular project.

SUMMARY APPRENTICE POWERLINE TECHNICIAN: Under the direct supervision of the Power Line Supervisor, the Apprentice Line Technician Level I-V participates in the Line Technician apprenticeship program, performs transmission line maintenance and construction activities, and develops sound, effective and safe work habits. The Line Technician apprenticeship program requires a minimum of five years to complete. It includes extensive on-the-job training, formal training, and written study, some of which must be completed outside of work hours. Satisfactory performance and continuous progress toward completion of the program is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - JOURNEYMAN POWERLINE TECHNICIAN include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Performs all aspects of transmission system maintenance and construction as assigned. Coordinates with load dispatchers and safely taking clearances, switching and hot line orders. Works with and near high voltages in a safe manner and at times in adverse weather conditions. Operates and maintains light and heavy equipment such as basket, digger trucks, and skid steers. Maintains vehicles, tools, equipment, and the working environment in a clear, safe and orderly condition. Follows all safe work practices, procedures, directions and instructions relating to areas of responsibility. Maintains complete, current and accurate records and reports related to areas of responsibility. Assists in training personnel in safe operating procedures to perform high voltage line maintenance. Coordinating with others in the department and other departments to ensure timely scheduling and completion of projects.

COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Technical Skills: Displays technical knowledge equal to job requirements; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Analysis/Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data.

Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.

Dependability/Attendance/Punctuality: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan; Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Planning/Organizing: Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Prioritizes and plans work activities; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.

Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

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 education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.

Education and Experience Journeyman Powerline Technician: Requires certification as a Journeyman Line Technician by completing a qualified Line Technician apprenticeship program or the equivalent amount of progressively responsible experience. Requires extensive knowledge of our transmission system and a thorough knowledge of high voltage maintenance techniques, tools, and equipment.

Education and Experience Apprentice Powerline Technician: Must be a High School graduate and have a minimum of one (1) year experience in two (2) or more of the following areas:

Operation of light and/or heavy equipment such as cranes or boom trucks, digger equipment, bucket trucks, or aerial man lift devices.
Construction, maintenance, or operation of an electrical distribution or transmission system.
General construction or building experience as an electrician or apprentice electrician.
Previous schools or training (including military) related to the electrical industry.
Previous experience in any of the following categories:
Working in climbing tools.
Working from aerial man lift devices.
Working at heights above 50 feet.
Working in electrical substations.
Working on or near high voltage AC circuits.
Have previous experience or training with computers or digital and/or electronic equipment.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to other employees.

Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Ability to use a personal computer to access the intranet, departmental software, and Microsoft Office software as required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must maintain a current State of Oklahoma Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and be a qualified driver per the rules and regulations of the D.O.T. requirements. This job also requires a crane certification and Oklahoma Pesticide Applicators Certification which must be received within one (1) year of employment.

WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: This job requires 80% overnight travel. Incumbent must live within a thirty-mile radius of specified base work location. The work schedule may include extensive unscheduled overtime, holidays, and weekends.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by 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. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of weights equal to 50 pounds or more; climbing steel, wood and concrete structures; climbing ladders and stairs and working on elevated platforms or scaffolding and working from a bucket truck. Requires walking and/or standing for extended periods of time including routine patrol of transmission lines and facilities. Requires sitting for extended periods of time of which a large percentage may be riding in a motor vehicle. Requires kneeling, crawling, bending or twisting while lifting arms above shoulders and stooping for extended periods of time, in order to accomplish duties while grasping, pulling or pushing objects or manipulating tools. Requires wearing personal safety equipment including body belt, safety line and climbing hooks. Requires quick, calm action in response to emergency situations. Requires vision within normal range. Corrective lens are permitted. Requires hearing within normal range. Hearing aids are permitted. This job requires a D.O.T. physical examination.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires working in varying weather conditions and temperature extremes outside and inside with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness. Requires working with or near hazardous chemicals, materials, fumes, dust, or smoke. Requires working in area of intermittent high noise and vibration levels. Requires working with and near high voltage electricity. Requires working at night, inside or outside in all weather conditions. Requires working in varying environmental locations outside from dry and cultivated fields to wooded and diverse areas of undergrowth. Noise levels vary from quiet to high levels based on activities at the time.



MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER

MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND

VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

EOE/AA/M/F/DISABILITY/VETS

Apprentice/journeyman Powerline Technician - Mooreland Crew

Wfec

Address:

PO Box 429, Anadarko, OK. 73005

Contact Email:

Website:

www.wfec.com

Phone:

Description:

Applications will be accepted through September 7, 2017 Apply on-line at www.wfec.com

*At the option of the hiring official, this position could be filled as an Apprentice Powerline Technician.*

SUMMARY JOURNEYMAN POWERLINE TECHNICIAN: Under general supervision, the incumbent performs all aspects of transmission line maintenance and transmission line construction. At times, the incumbent may lead a small crew assigned to a particular project.

SUMMARY APPRENTICE POWERLINE TECHNICIAN: Under the direct supervision of the Power Line Supervisor, the Apprentice Line Technician Level I-V participates in the Line Technician apprenticeship program, performs transmission line maintenance and construction activities, and develops sound, effective and safe work habits. The Line Technician apprenticeship program requires a minimum of five years to complete. It includes extensive on-the-job training, formal training, and written study, some of which must be completed outside of work hours. Satisfactory performance and continuous progress toward completion of the program is required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - JOURNEYMAN POWERLINE TECHNICIAN include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Performs all aspects of transmission system maintenance and construction as assigned. Coordinates with load dispatchers and safely taking clearances, switching and hot line orders. Works with and near high voltages in a safe manner and at times in adverse weather conditions. Operates and maintains light and heavy equipment such as basket, digger trucks, and skid steers. Maintains vehicles, tools, equipment, and the working environment in a clear, safe and orderly condition. Follows all safe work practices, procedures, directions and instructions relating to areas of responsibility. Maintains complete, current and accurate records and reports related to areas of responsibility. Assists in training personnel in safe operating procedures to perform high voltage line maintenance. Coordinating with others in the department and other departments to ensure timely scheduling and completion of projects.

COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Technical Skills: Displays technical knowledge equal to job requirements; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Analysis/Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data.

Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.

Dependability/Attendance/Punctuality: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan; Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Planning/Organizing: Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Prioritizes and plans work activities; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.

Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

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 education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.

Education and Experience Journeyman Powerline Technician: Requires certification as a Journeyman Line Technician by completing a qualified Line Technician apprenticeship program or the equivalent amount of progressively responsible experience. Requires extensive knowledge of our transmission system and a thorough knowledge of high voltage maintenance techniques, tools, and equipment.

Education and Experience Apprentice Powerline Technician: Must be a High School graduate and have a minimum of one (1) year experience in two (2) or more of the following areas:

Operation of light and/or heavy equipment such as cranes or boom trucks, digger equipment, bucket trucks, or aerial man lift devices.
Construction, maintenance, or operation of an electrical distribution or transmission system.
General construction or building experience as an electrician or apprentice electrician.
Previous schools or training (including military) related to the electrical industry.
Previous experience in any of the following categories:
Working in climbing tools.
Working from aerial man lift devices.
Working at heights above 50 feet.
Working in electrical substations.
Working on or near high voltage AC circuits.
Have previous experience or training with computers or digital and/or electronic equipment.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to other employees.

Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills: Ability to use a personal computer to access the intranet, departmental software, and Microsoft Office software as required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must maintain a current State of Oklahoma Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and be a qualified driver per the rules and regulations of the D.O.T. requirements. This job also requires a crane certification and Oklahoma Pesticide Applicators Certification which must be received within one (1) year of employment.

WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: This job requires 80% overnight travel. Incumbent must live within a thirty-mile radius of specified base work location. The work schedule may include extensive unscheduled overtime, holidays, and weekends.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by 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. Requires lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying of weights equal to 50 pounds or more; climbing steel, wood and concrete structures; climbing ladders and stairs and working on elevated platforms or scaffolding and working from a bucket truck. Requires walking and/or standing for extended periods of time including routine patrol of transmission lines and facilities. Requires sitting for extended periods of time of which a large percentage may be riding in a motor vehicle. Requires kneeling, crawling, bending or twisting while lifting arms above shoulders and stooping for extended periods of time, in order to accomplish duties while grasping, pulling or pushing objects or manipulating tools. Requires wearing personal safety equipment including body belt, safety line and climbing hooks. Requires quick, calm action in response to emergency situations. Requires vision within normal range. Corrective lens are permitted. Requires hearing within normal range. Hearing aids are permitted. This job requires a D.O.T. physical examination.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires working in varying weather conditions and temperature extremes outside and inside with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness. Requires working with or near hazardous chemicals, materials, fumes, dust, or smoke. Requires working in area of intermittent high noise and vibration levels. Requires working with and near high voltage electricity. Requires working at night, inside or outside in all weather conditions. Requires working in varying environmental locations outside from dry and cultivated fields to wooded and diverse areas of undergrowth. Noise levels vary from quiet to high levels based on activities at the time.



MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER

MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND

VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

EOE/AA/M/F/DISABILITY/VETS

Benefits And Insurance Specialist

Wfec

Address:

PO Box 429, Anadarko, OK. 73005

Contact Email:

Website:

www.wfec.com

Phone:

Description:

Applications will be accepted until September 8, 2017 Apply on-line at www.wfec.com

SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Manager, Human Resources & Resource Planning, the Benefits and Insurance Specialist administers benefits programs, employee retirement plans, property, liability, fiduciary, workers compensation and surety insurance; implements communication strategies regarding benefits and insurance; maintains files and electronic records; provides guidance on insurance-related questions or issues. Recommends appropriate techniques, programs and policies to minimize financial and physical loss for Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following; other duties may be assigned.

Benefits related items:

Plans, implements, administers, and budgets employee benefit plans including medical insurance, dental insurance, employee and dependent life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, and other insurance benefit programs. Serves as a key benefits resource to employees, dependents and retirees by answering questions, providing benefits-related information, performing enrollments and communicating plan goals, changes, updates and additions. Ensures accuracy of received benefit invoices and existing self-billed benefit spreadsheets. Responsible for tracking timelines, payments and communications related to participant benefits eligibility. Some examples include: Family Medical Leave Absences, COBRA, retiree billing/invoicing, and Workers Compensation. Responsible for administering the WFEC Wellness Program, including awards, employee reimbursements and wellness fairs. Plans, organizes and presents the annual open benefits enrollment, including employee meetings, the online benefits selection process and the implementation of changes.

Responsible for accurate and timely filing of regulatory reports, such as Form 5500s, FAS 106, FAS 110, reporting for the Affordable Care Act, calculations and wage and benefit calculations for FEMA. Responsible for the setup, testing, operation, and maintenance of the Benefits Administration module of PeopleSoft HR and all self-service functions related to benefits.

Property & Casualty Insurance related items:

Recommends appropriate techniques, programs and policies to minimize loss, such as avoidance, loss prevention and reduction, retention, grouping of exposure units, and transfer. Coordinates the Cooperative's insurance programs in the general areas of property, liability, fiduciary, workers compensation and surety insurance. Prepares applications for coverage including the coordination and submittal of all supporting documents to appropriately inform broker and underwriters of all known risks and related coverage requirements. Assists in placing insurance while working to maximize coverage and minimize cost by ensuring that underwriters have a clear understanding of the nature of the Cooperative's business, the inherent risks, and the Cooperative's risk management efforts. Assists with the preparation of the Cooperative's written response to loss control reports resulting from the inspections and ensuring follow-up on WFEC's commitments as a result of such insurance inspections. Keeps Manager informed on critical risk management issues. Coordinates claims and service providers, professionally and effectively manages and resolves third party claims while maintaining positive relationships with WFEC's member owners, their consumers, and the public. Proper claims administration will be required to assure timely and economic recovery under the policy terms.

Items common to both areas:

Creates presentations using PowerPoint, or similar program, to communicate benefits and insurance-related information to employees, external parties, or at Committee and Board meetings. Contributes knowledge of prevailing practices, emerging types of plan/coverage design and customary structure to improve the effectiveness of plans. Conducts research to stay abreast of changes and developments in laws and regulations, and suggests changes as necessary to ensure compliance. Implements and maintains effective processes for efficient organization, storage and retrieval of related records.

COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Professional Knowledge: Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into applications; Uses feedback to modify recommendations; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Oral and Written Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected outcomes.

Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.

Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

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 education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors required of this position.

Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or a related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in benefits administration or property and casualty programs is required; directly related experience may be substituted for education at the rate of two (2) years of experience for one (1) year of education.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, managers, employees, and outside professionals.

Math Skills: Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions or numerical information including fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions in practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of data and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills: Ability to use a personal computer and Microsoft Office software including Excel (expert level skills), Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required; experience using PeopleSoft HR, Payroll, or Time and Labor or a human resource information system or automated pay administration system is required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This position requires a current driver's license; professional benefits and/or insurance certifications are preferred.

WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: May be asked to work additional hours to meet deadlines; may be required to travel on short notice; travel required less than 10% of the time.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. Vision and hearing, normal or corrected to normal, are also necessary.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work is performed in a typical office environment; the noise level is usually low.



MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS



WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER

MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND

VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

EOE/AA/M/F/DISABILITY/VETS

Employee Benefits Manager

City Of Oklahoma City

Address:

420 West Main Street, Oklahoma city

Contact Email:

Website:

www.okc.gov

Phone:

(405) 279-2530

Description:

Salary: $77,109.84 - $117,825.84 Annually
OPENING DATE: 09/11/17
CLOSING DATE: 09/22/17 11:59 PM
JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
This position is located in the Employee Benefits Division of the Personnel Department with the City of Oklahoma City and reports to the Personnel Director or Assistant Personnel Director. The Employee Benefits Manager is responsible for the management of a multi-million dollar benefits program for employees and retirees, and supervising the work activities of a division. The duties performed require the utilization of specialized and previously acquired knowledge, skills, and experience in Benefits Administration and Financial Management. Essential job functions include: planning, managing, directing, and implementing various benefits programs, including projecting annual revenues and expenditures; developing short and long-range strategic plans; remaining abreast of local, state, and federal laws regulating or impacting the benefits program, to ensure program compliance; proposing/implementing revisions to benefits plan documents; preparing and analyzing specialized financial and utilization reports, etc., and making sound recommendations; testifying at administrative or legal proceedings regarding the benefits program; developing Requests-for-Proposals and proposal evaluation criteria; analyzing vendor proposals and making sound recommendations for the awarding of contracts; negotiating (in conjunction with legal representatives) contract terms with selected vendors; identifying and recommending cost-containment strategies; administering and managing health and welfare contracts to ensure vendor compliance; interpreting plan documents and resolving disputes regarding eligibility and plan coverage; conducting periodic audits of division operations to ensure staff compliance with established policies and procedures regarding plan eligibility, account reconciliations, timely vendor payments etc.; making presentations to elected officials and various groups regarding the benefits program; etc. The Employee Benefits Manager works within a unionized environment. The incumbent represents the City on various boards and trusts, and has frequent contact with health plan participants, benefits vendors, City leaders, elected officials, etc., to exchange information, provide assistance and to interpret or clarify eligibility and plan coverage. The employee must be able to work independently and maintain effective working relationships. Work is reviewed through periodic and annual performance conferences regarding the overall benefits program, attainment of program objectives, and adherence to governing policies, procedures, and regulations.

VETERANS PREFERENCE
A five-point preference will be awarded on the initial scored selection process for honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces not currently employed full-time by the City of Oklahoma City. Qualified applicants must upload or submit a copy of their DD Form 214 indicating discharge type/character of service at the time of application.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 5 years' experience managing a comprehensive and diversified benefits program, including health, dental, life insurance, deferred compensation, employee assistance, on-site medical clinic, etc.
• Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance.
• Knowledge of laws and guidelines regulating government benefits programs.
• Knowledge and skill in applying management principles and techniques.
• Skill in developing short and long-range strategic plans.
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
• Skill in supervising and coordinating the activities of a professional, technical and clerical staff.
• Skill in designing and implementing benefit programs.
• Skill in designing and executing benefits cost containment strategies.
• Skill in making decisions through analysis of large amounts of data and applying principles of logical thinking to solve practical problems.
• Skill in effective verbal and written communication using tact and diplomacy.
• Skill in evaluating programs and procedures for legal and administrative compliance.
• Skill in ensuring that established goals and objectives are met.
• Willingness to maintain confidentiality of information.
• Possession of valid driver license.

DEPARTMENTAL PREFERENCES
• Master's Degree in Business or Finance.
• Experience managing a multi-million dollar benefits program.
• Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS).

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: WORKING CONDITIONS
• Primarily indoors in climate controlled environment.
• Occasional local or out-of-town travel to meetings, conferences, or seminars.
• Occasionally required to work hours beyond normal scheduled work week.

NOTE: Typical City employee working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, working hours vary (may require work to begin before 8:00 a.m. and/or end beyond 5:00 p.m., and/or may require work on weekends and holidays), and are subject to change, based on the duties and location of the position and the business needs of the assigned work unit/department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Near vision enough to read a video display terminal and draft communications such as written or machine generated documents, reports, etc.
• Hearing and speech enough to communicate by telephone or face-to-face.
• Manual and finger dexterity enough to operate equipment such as a computer keyboard, keyboard mouse, telephone, calculator, etc.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: www.okc.gov
420 West Main Street
Suite 110
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405.297.2530
careers@okc.gov

Light Equipment Operator

Wfec

Address:

PO Box 429, Anadarko, OK. 73005

Contact Email:

Website:

www.wfec.com

Phone:

Description:

SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Power Line Supervisor Western Crew, the Light Equipment Operator loads, secures, transports, and unloads transmission materials and equipment as required. The incumbent also operates light equipment including backhoes, light trucks, digger trucks, basket trucks, boom trucks, equipment for clearing right-of-way (ROW), and escorting vehicles.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Operates and maintains in a safe condition, assigned light equipment including backhoes, light trucks, digger trucks, basket trucks, boom trucks, equipment for clearing ROW, and escorting vehicles. Learns the location of transmission facilities, including stations and lines that make up the transmission system. Performing all duties in a safe manner at all times, including work near high voltage and/or in adverse weather conditions. Patrols transmission lines on foot to identify necessary repairs as assigned. Performs necessary ROW maintenance such as mowing, spraying, clearing trees and removing vegetation. Loads, secures, transports, and unloads transmission system equipment and materials. Maintains accurate and current records and reports as related to job responsibility, including driving records. Assists other crews on an as needed basis, when assigned.

COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Quality: Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.

Dependability: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Oral Communication: Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.

Planning/Organizing: Uses time efficiently; Sets goals and objectives.

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.

Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

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 education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.

Education and Experience: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of work experience operating light equipment and transporting loads. Must be knowledgeable of state bridge laws, load limits, other applicable laws and capable of supplying information to obtain oversize permits and registrations in all states traveled. Must have a working knowledge of rigging techniques to ensure proper securing of large or heavy loads.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively with other employees.

Math Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: Ability to learn to use a personal computer to access the intranet, departmental software, and Microsoft Office software as required.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must maintain a current State of Oklahoma Class A Commercial Driver's License and be a qualified driver per the rules and regulations of the D.O.T. requirements. This job also requires a crane certification and Oklahoma Pesticide Applicators Certification which must be received within one year of employment.

WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: This job requires 80% overnight travel. Incumbent must live within a thirty mile radius of specified base work location. Incumbent must be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays and travel on short notice.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must wear personal safety equipment as required and have vision within normal range (corrective lenses are permitted), and distinguish colors. This job requires a D.O.T. physical examination.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires working in varying weather conditions and temperature extremes outside and inside with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness. Requires working with or near hazardous chemicals, materials, fumes, dust, or smoke. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, and with intermittent high noise and vibration levels. Requires working near high voltage electricity. Requires working at night, inside or outside in all weather conditions. Requires working in varying environmental locations outside from dry and cultivated fields to wooded and diverse areas of undergrowth. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, walking, standing, or working on inclined, uneven, or slippery surfaces.



MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER

MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND

VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

EOE/AA/M/F/DISABILITY/VETS

Maintenance

Hampton Inn & Suites

Address:

300 E Sheridan Ave, Oklahoma City

Contact Email:

marler@raymondteam.com

Phone:

(405) 232-3600

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