1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

509-884-7191 / 1-800-503-7990

Wells Technician 1

Job Number: W 1805
Status: Closed
Closing Date: 6/18/2018 5:00 PM
Location: Wells Hydroelectric Project
Wage/Salary: $48.68 per hour
Duration: Regular Full Time
Allow Email Submissions: Yes
Allow Postal Submissions: Yes

GENERAL INFORMATION:  The Technician 1 will work under the supervision of the Wells Project Electrical Engineer.  Duties will include installation, maintenance and repair of hydro generator control systems, variable frequency drives, meters, protective relays, reclosers, telephone systems, digital wireless communications, fiber optics, security systems, computer networking equipment and personal computers and peripherals.


Formal education at college, trade school or equivalent military training in the area of electronics or computer networking

Work experience demonstrating the ability to successfully install, maintain and repair electronic control and communications equipment 

Ability to read and revise engineering drawings and diagrams

Ability to write complete and accurate reports describing equipment tests/trouble investigations 

Must be able to travel to and work at remote work sites

Must possess a high degree of self-motivation and initiative

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise, and professional manner

The ability to work alone or with others in a wide variety of job disciplines and to work cooperatively and respectfully at all times are an absolute requirement for this position  

Current Washington State Driver License and proof of good driving record

Physical requirements:

Ability to distinguish basic colors

Ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 75 pounds

Ability to work in elevated areas up to 100' above ground level

Ability to climb ladders and stairs and walk over uneven surfaces

Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and in wet environments


Experience at hydroelectric generating facilities  

The successful applicant must become a member of Local No. 77, I.B.E.W. within 30 days of employment.   There is a one-year probationary period associated with this position.

To apply for this position please include a completed Wells Dam Technician Skill and Experience Matrix – (click here to download)

How to apply for this job:

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). Your cover letter and resume listing qualifications, and our Resume Cover Sheet, must be received by 6/18/2018 5:00 PM .

Resumes must be submitted with our Resume Cover Sheet ( click here to download ). This position is open until filled, please send in your cover letter, resume listing qualifications and our Resume Cover Sheet as soon as possible.

Postal Mailing Instructions:

Please note on the outside of the envelope:

Wells Technician 1 - Wells Hydroelectric Project

Mail to:
Barbara Davis
Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County
1151 Valley Mall Parkway
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

No e-mail or fax submissions, please.

Email Instructions:

Please include the job number ( W 1805 ) in the subject line of your email and send to careers@dcpud.org.