The Empire District Electric Company has an opening in its System Reliability Department for an Engineering Technician in its Joplin, MO office. This position assists in the layout and design of distribution and transmission lines and other support duties as required subject to an Engineer's review. Additional duties include computer-aided drafting as well as specifying, evaluating and purchasing equipment. This person will assist with the supervision of contractors as related to transmission and distribution line inspection
Candidates for this position should have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent experience. The candidate must be proficient in the use of personal computers, including computer-aided drafting systems and asset management software. Experience with AutoCad and Maximo is a plus. Must have a valid motor vehicle operator's license and be capable of performing field inspections of electrical facilities, including negotiating the hazards and obstacles of typical construction sites. This position requires limited rough terrain walking and prolonged periods of computer usage. This person must be able to work overtime as required.
Applications can be obtained at The Empire District Electric Co. website at https://www.empiredistrict.com/Careers/UploadPDFApp.aspx. Applications are accepted either electronically or printed and mailed to the address below:
The Empire District Electric Co.
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 127
Joplin, MO 64802