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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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Interested in joining an award winning electrical utility and becoming part of a future-focused team? Mason PUD 3 is one of the top rated employers in the area with a highly competitive wage and benefits package.

The nature of our business requires a diversity of skills and talent. We pride ourselves on hiring professionals in a variety of fields such as, electrical crafts, engineering, information technology, and customer and administrative support services.

Our employees work in an environment where safety, creativity, innovation, community involvement and teamwork are supported and encouraged.

We always accept applications for the following positions:

As with all positions, applications for these positions are considered only for those meeting the qualifications listed in the description.  Review of these applications occurs when positions become available. 

FLAGGER: Part-time, on-call positions within the utility are available from time-to-time when additions or replacements to the flagging pool are needed.  Applicants must be willing to work on an on-call basis, maintain a current flagging card issued by the state of Washington, maintain a current CPR/First Aid card and perform all flagging duties required to maintain a safe and efficient work area for PUD crews. 

JOURNEYMAN LINEMEN:  All applicants must hold a journeyman lineman’s card, be able to pass a physical examination, a written technical knowledge examination and a practical test, possess or be able to obtain a Washington state class “A” commercial driver’s license in order to operate utility trucks and have a good driving record. Successful applicants must be willing to live within 30 minutes travel time under normal conditions of their regularly assigned headquarters or live within the district’s service territory.

STUDENT TRAINEE: Part-time positions within the utility are available from time-to-time for full-time high school or college students.  Positions duties range from clerical to laborer.  The student employment program at the PUD is designed to afford practical experience in the workplace, encourage continuing education and to assist with educational expenses. 

Employment Application

Current Openings:

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Engineering Manager
Mason County PUD 3
Salary: DOQ
Deadline: Until Filled

Duties:

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the management, planning and development of the District’s utility electrical systems, including supervision of engineering staff, budgeting, and assistance in development of PUD policy.  This position must have a thorough knowledge of local, state and federal laws, regulations and safety codes to direct and coordinate the design, construction, and system protection of the District’s electrical transmission & distribution systems, ensuring that system reliability is maintained within the District’s objectives and system performance goals.

Knowledge skills and Abilities:

  • Technical proficiency to work with multiple operating programs including MS Office, NISC and NISC’s outage management system (OMS), MapWise, SCADA software and L&G command center software.
  • Working knowledge of NESC, WAC, ANSI, IEEE and NEC as well as local state and federal laws and regulations impacting areas of responsibility. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills to interact with all levels of the organization and general public.
  • Use excellent organizational and administrative skills in documentation, prioritization, and project management, with ability to coordinate a variety of responsibilities and activities simultaneously. 
  • Use independent and discretionary judgment to analyze and solve problems at all times.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory capabilities to effectively manage personnel while fostering a positive organizational culture through support of management decisions, District vision and values, mission and PUD policy.

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering; preferred emphasis in power.
  • Ten (10) years substantial experience in engineering, planning, design, installation and maintenance with the electric utility industry with five (5) years in a management capacity is required.
  • Current Washington State Professional Engineer (PE) license (other state PE may substitute but must have ability to acquire a WA State PE within six months of hire).

How to Apply:

A completed Mason PUD No. 3 application must be submitted for consideration.  You can find our employment application link below.  Applications may be submitted via email to thedraf@masonpud3.org or mail to Mason County PUD No. 3, PO Box 2148, Shelton, WA 98584, Attn: Human Resources.  

To obtain a full job description please email thedraf@masonpud3.org.  

Mason County PUD 3 is an equal opportunity employer.  

Job shadowing is a career exploration activity which offers high school students an opportunity to observe the daily routines of one or more professionals working in the student’s career field of interest. For more information or to apply for the job shadow program, click the link below.

Job Shadow PDF

How to Apply:

Please view the current job opening (click link above) for a complete job description, qualifications, and any special application packet requirements.

Employment Application

All application packets must include the District's employment application, resume, and cover letter.

Applications are regularly accepted for the following positions:
Mason PUD 3 accepts resumes for current job openings only with the exception of the positions listed below. Unsolicited resumes for other positions will not be accepted.

  • Flagger: Part-time, on-call positions within the utility are available from time-to-time when additions or replacements to the flagging pool are needed. Applicants must be willing to work on an on-call basis, maintain a current flagging card issued by the state of Washington, maintain a current CPR/First Aid card and perform all flagging duties required to maintain a safe and efficient work area for PUD crews.
  • Journeyman Linemen: All applicants must hold a journeyman lineman’s card, be able to pass a physical examination, a written technical knowledge examination and a practical test, possess or be able to obtain a Washington state class “A” commercial driver’s license in order to operate utility trucks and have a good driving record. Successful applicants must be willing to live within 30 minutes of operations headquarters and be available for after-hours call out.
  • Student Trainee: Part-time positions within the utility are available from time-to-time for full-time high school or college students. Position duties range from clerical to laborer. The student employment program at the PUD is designed to afford practical experience in the workplace, encourage continuing education and to assist with educational expenses.

Employment Packets may be submitted one of the following ways:

Email: thedraf@masonpud3.org

Mail:

Mason PUD 3
Human Resources Department
PO Box 2148
Shelton, WA 98584

In Person at all three PUD locations. 

Mason County PUD 3 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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