Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment at Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications. When we have a job opportunity, it will be posted below under the Job Opportunities header.

To apply, download the PSREC/PST Standard Application for Employment (PDF). Print and fill out the form to submit with your résumé. Or you may pick up the application at our business office in Portola.

About Us

Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC), located in Portola, California, is a member-owned electric distribution utility providing electrical power and related services to more than 7,700 member/owners in Plumas, Lassen, and Sierra counties in California and portions of Washoe County in Nevada. We are a true cooperative, controlled by the membership through an elected seven-person board of directors.

Telecommunication services are offered through our wholly owned subsidiary, Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications.

Our goal is to provide services with a high level of reliability for fair and reasonable costs. We are also dedicated to improving the quality of life of our member-owners, customers, and our local communities.

The working conditions are the best of both worlds. We offer excellent benefits including generous vacation and sick leave, competitive pension, and 401k, while also allowing for personal growth and career advancement. We have a progressive work environment and a diverse workforce. We encourage community involvement.

Plumas County is part of the Lost Sierra, the northern part of the Sierra Nevada—it has all the beauty of the Sierra Nevada, while being uncrowded, affordable, and offering great quality of life.

Our region is uniting around a community development effort called Lost Sierra Rec and Tech – Life, Business, Balance. Please watch our community videos.

With year-round activities, this is a great place for individuals and families of all ages. Lake Tahoe is a short drive away. We are also close to Reno, with its expanding tech presence and a growing arts and recreation scene.

The area offers limitless outdoor recreational activities including golfing, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting and is an hour away from various world class skiing destinations and only minutes from multiple lakes and rivers.

Job Opportunities

Project Manager – Telecommunications

Plumas Sierra Telecommunications (PST) is seeking a Project Manager to join our team.

PST is a wholly owned subsidiary of Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC).  Our goal is to provide services with a high level of reliability for fair and reasonable costs to our customers. We are also dedicated to improving the quality of life of our member-owners, customers, and our local communities.

Duties and Responsibilities Overview

  • Manage purchasing, inventory and vendor partner relationships to drive overall project progress.
  • Provide internal and external reporting, including metrics on all active projects.
  • Attend and/or run project status meetings with clients, partners and/or contractors.
  • Ensure adherence to contract and design specifications, managing cost, schedule, and quality.
  • Perform regular field inspections, audits, and overall quality control for all active projects.
  • Responsible to manage projects through project close-out and customer acceptance, ensuring as-built documentation is complete and accurate and diligence related to critical invoicing matters.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • A minimum of five (5) years professional experience in project management, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
  • Strong familiarity and technical understanding of telecommunications products (fiber, wireless, coax) and network construction.
  • Qualified candidate will have strong project management experience, a commitment to quality and cost consciousness, as well as the innate ability to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Confronts and addresses issues openly and quickly, tactfully communicates difficult and sensitive information.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and hardware quickly.
  • Meticulous approach to producing high quality results. A strong focus on meeting challenging customer commitments.
  • Basic understanding of networks, including wireless, fiber-optic, and coax.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Salary DOE. This is a full-time management position offering health, vision and dental benefits, as well as 401K with matching employer contributions and a pension plan.

Deadline to apply: October 18, 2019 or until filled

PSREC & Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications are equal opportunity providers and employers.

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