Electric Distribution Technician
Blacksburg, VA 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Electric Distribution Technician
Location US-VA-Blacksburg
Job ID 5610 # Positions 2 Category Utilities - Electric Distribution

Responsibility connects us, empowers us, binds us to our community, and challenges us to do what is right. Clean water, safe roads, efficient energy, resilient power sources, and buildings that enhance their surroundings - these are significant responsibilities we take to heart.

At CHA, we believe in responsibly improving the world we live in, and we ask our team to aspire to that ideal every day. At the foundation of our responsibility is our commitment to inclusion and diversity and choosing to treat everyone with dignity and equality. We also take accountability for making decisions that promote sustainability in our business and our designs. We are on a mission to reduce our environmental footprint and bring greener solutions to our clients. We believe it is our responsibility and work to do that each and every day.

We are currently seeking Electrical Distribution Technician to join our Electric Distribution Team based in Blacksburg, VA. This role offers a flexible working environment and requires regional travel.


CHA promotes the safe, efficient, and cost-effective production and delivery of natural gas and electricity. Our team will help define an energy vision, identify the feasibility of conservation measures, and work with local regulatory agencies to secure potential funding. Together, we will enhance the reliability of existing transmission and distribution networks, evaluate, and retrofit facilities for smart consumption, and expand your usage of alternative energy.

The Electrical Distribution Technician role at CHA is a unique opportunity for tech-savvy individuals who enjoy working independently in a variety of different environments. In this role, analysts will spend approximately 50% of their time traveling to client field locations to gather data using state of the art equipment. The right candidate will be a motivated self-starter who enjoys learning, is comfortable using technology, and can manage their time appropriately. Take your passion for client service, travel, and technology outdoors and join our Electric Distribution Team today!

At CHA, you can build a career and find your passion across our diverse business lines and project teams. Being part of CHA means being part of a team of talented professionals, where you'll find support for your career growth and the opportunity to impact our industry and our communities. Find your "why" at CHA!

    High School diploma required, Associate degree in a related field preferred
  • No experience is required; however, prior internship(s) and/or applicable coursework preferred
  • Experience with power distribution is preferred; GIS experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS is a plus
  • Must have ability to learn Work Management systems, AutoCAD, and SAP
  • Ability to work/stand for long periods of time in various weather conditions
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Travel (50%) and the ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions is required

At CHA, we are helping to build a world where thought leadership, social responsibility, and diversity thrive, and we are committed to recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly talented and diverse team of individuals to help us do it. Our aspiration to responsibly improve the world we live in - combined with hiring practices, training opportunities, and engagement with our communities - reflect a company culture that is progressive and forward leaning.

We as an organization celebrate the values of inclusion and equality, and advocate for the full participation of all people in an environment free of discrimination. To support these values, we invite all qualified applicants to be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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