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Materials Specialist-Seasonal

Posted: 11/30/2023

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document. Your cover letter must summarize your interest, education and experience relative to this position. Incomplete materials will not be considered.

To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.

This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  The first review date for application materials is scheduled for February 14, 2024.

Interested parties are also invited to contact Human Resources at joblist@chelanpud.org to discuss the position.

CONTRACT RATE

$28.54 per hour, increasing to $29.68 per hour April 1, 2024.

JOB POSTING

Materials Specialist - Seasonal



Join our team at Chelan County Public Utility District. As one of the largest hydroelectric generating utilities in the Northwest, our mission at Chelan PUD is to improve the quality of life for the thousands of people who call our pristine desert and mountain community home.

Overview
Support Utility Services and Generation operations and maintenance by serving them with materials, equipment and services needed to meet District objectives. This position has numerous responsibilities relating to procuring, issuing, receiving, storing, tracking and delivering materials for internal and external customers in a safe, efficient, professional and timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Issue, distribute and return materials from District warehouse stores to crews and contractors. Account for warehouse materials utilizing the District’s Maximo inventory control system. Perform cycle counts as needed to maintain accurate inventory control of warehouse materials and items.
  • Ship and receive materials purchased for District purposes into warehouse stores and implement appropriate accounting and quality control procedures to account for the use of said materials.
  • Keep warehouses and District property neat, safe, orderly and clean. This includes the warehouse storeroom, vehicles and dock area assigned to the warehouse. Provide assistance to customers entering the warehouse.
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked in warehouses. Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to foreman or supervisor.
  • Teach and train customers and co-workers on (CQI) Continuous Quality Improvement methods and process for managing and accounting for materials inventories.
  • Issue, distribute and return materials from District warehouse stores to crews and contractors. Account for warehouse materials utilizing the District’s Maximo inventory control system. Perform cycle counts as needed to maintain accurate inventory control of warehouse materials and items.
  • Ship and receive materials purchased for District purposes into warehouse stores and implement appropriate accounting and quality control procedures to account for the use of said materials.
  • Pack and unpack items to be stocked in warehouses. Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to foreman or supervisor.
  • Keep warehouses and District property neat, safe, orderly and clean. This includes the warehouse storeroom, vehicles and dock area assigned to the warehouse. Provide assistance to customers entering the warehouse.
  • Teach and train customers and co-workers on (CQI) Continuous Quality Improvement methods and process for managing and accounting for materials inventories.
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).
  • As a secondary function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.

Reports To
Materials Superintendent

Overtime exemption
Non-Exempt

Qualifications

Education
Equivalent experience (year for year) may substitute for required education.

  • No post-secondary education required
  • No higher-level education required.

Experience

  • 2+ years Warehouse experience required. Experience issuing and returning materials, shipping and receiving and inventory control is preferred.
  • 2+ years Warehouse experience. required. and
  • Experience issuing and returning materials, shipping and receiving and inventory control is preferred. preferred.

Licenses and Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License at hire and WA Driver's License within 30 days of hire required
  • CPR – Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation with Valid First Aid Card within 180 Days required and
  • Flagger Certification within 180 Days required
  • CPR – Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation with Valid First Aid Card within 180 Days required and
  • Flagger Certification within 180 Days required and
  • Valid Driver's License at hire and WA Driver's License within 30 days of hire required

Skills and Abilities
A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:

  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Requires good intrapersonal skills and ability to get along with others.
  • Ability to manage one’s own time efficiently and while working independently.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Quality Improvement methodology.
  • Knowledge of Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of PeopleSoft Receiving system Accounting software; Maximo Inventory software; Maximo Order processing systems; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Outlook; and Microsoft Word.
  • An individual should also have knowledge of and be able to operate general office equipment such as printers, faxes, label machines and copiers; and other equipment such as small hand tools, floor sweepers, forklifts, ladders and aerial man-lifts.
  • An individual should be able to properly use personal protective equipment such as hardhats, fall restraint harnesses, ear plugs, safety glasses, face shields, respirators, confined space rescue equipment, etc.
  • Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.

Physical Demands

  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Lifting 1-10 lbs Floor-Waist - Frequently
  • Lifting 25 - 50 lbs Floor-Waist (copier paper) - Occasionally
  • Climb Stairs - Occasionally
  • Twisting at Waist - Occasionally
  • Stooping/Bending - Occasionally
  • Reach Waist to Shoulder - Occasionally
  • Wrist/hand/fingers manipulation (keyboarding, mousing, etc.) - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Talking - Regularly
  • Hearing - Regularly
  • Visual - Near Acuity - Regularly
  • Visual - Far Acuity - Regularly
  • Visual - Depth Perception - Regularly
  • Visual - Color Discrimination - Regularly

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to Weather - Occasionally
  • Proximity to Moving Mechanical Parts - Frequently
  • Atmospheric Conditions (dust, fumes, etc.) - Frequently
  • Exposure to Electricity - Occasionally
  • Exposure to Toxic/Caustic Chemicals - Regularly
  • Noise Intensity Level: - Loud

District Values

  • Safety - Protect public and employee health and safety
  • Stewardship - Acting on behalf of customer-owners, protecting public resources entrusted to us
  • Trustworthy - Competence, integrity, respect
  • Operational Excellence - High-quality innovative work execution

Equal Opportunity/ADA
Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.

EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers (chelanpud.org) page in English and Spanish.

The job functions and physical requirements described above 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.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

A valid driver's license is required for this position (verified upon hire).  A valid Washington State driver's license is required within 30 days of employment.

DISCLAIMER

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

EEO

Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.

EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish. 

Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)