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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Material Handler II (IRC35669) in Westminster, Colorado

Brief Posting Description

Responsible for performing various warehouse and inventory tasks; including receiving, storing, issuing and delivery of material, and reporting of inventory transactions.

The job grade for this position is: NB14

Job Requirements


  • Receive, count and store inventory materials, utilizing the computerized inventory software and PC.

  • Assemble and issue materials as required by construction or maintenance personnel.

  • Complete and process necessary forms to record inventory transactions on the computerized inventory system. These include charge and credit tickets, receiving reports, cycle counts, and freight records.

  • Assemble, account for and deliver materials to construction sites, field crews, members or storage sites as required.

  • Assume, in the absence of the Warehouse Coordinator, all duties and responsibilities necessary to ensure the reliable and efficient operation of the warehouse.

  • Ensure standards of safety are in place and followed for all tasks to include equipment use, material storage and building security.

  • Assist in coordinating shipping and receiving of materials with construction and operations personnel.

  • Assist with cycle counts for inventory to include identification counting and record keeping on the computerized inventory system.

  • Prepare reports and special projects as required.

  • General maintenance and upkeep of the warehouse, mechanical equipment, offices and surrounding areas.

  • Adhere to and demonstrate compliance with appropriate electric utility industry regulatory requirements. Attain knowledge and remain knowledgeable of development in regulations, laws, standards and best practices applicable to the functional area including, but not limited to, Standards of Conduct, Environmental, Employment Law, NERC Reliability Standards and Safety. Must be familiar with, and comply with, all aspects of Corporate Policy C-54, Compliance.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Tri-State's culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities. Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State's culture, Board policies, and business practices. Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.

  • Because Tri-State is an electric utility with continuous service obligations to its customers, regular, reliable, and predictable performance of the essential functions and responsibilities is an essential function of the job.

  • Because Tri-State has an obligation to provide continuous, reliable electric service to its customers, the ability to work overtime at any time of the day or week is considered an essential function of the job.


  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Planning: Ability to think ahead and plan for handling Owner furnished Capital Project Inventory materials.

  • Time management: Ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.

  • Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and resolve problems at both the strategic and functional levels.

  • Knowledge of and technical skills in handling materials associated with Transmission, Substation and Telecommunications facilities and equipment.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with people of all levels, both internal to Tri-State and external.

  • Strong team player.

  • Advanced computer proficiency in Asset Suite Inventory software.


Education and Training:

  • High school level reading and math skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

  • Ability to assume responsibility and work independently with little or no supervision. Includes decisions and determinations incidental to managing the warehouse.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to operate personal computer and associated software.

  • Ability to operate and maintain mechanical equipment, to include Forklift, Pallet Jacks and other material handling equipment.

  • Ability to perform basic carpentry using hand tools and/or power equipment.

  • Lifting is a requirement of the job.

  • Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.


  • Two (2) years of experience in material handling, preferably in construction, maintenance or related industry.


  • Willingness to travel. (Must possess a valid driver's license.)

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be required to lift items up to fifty pounds. May need to push or pull items of more than fifty pounds, to get them where a forklift may be used.

  • Mental demands : While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to think independently to formulate a plan of action for materials or Investment Recovery items.

  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the employee may be exposed to work in one of Tri-State's Transmission warehouses, in outside storage areas, at Tri-State capitol work locations, at Tri-State generation plants or in the office.

Additional Details

All employees interested in this position may apply online at the Tri-State Intranet site.

Click on Job Postings, then click on the iRecruitment link, Log In, then click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate link and then click on Search for jobs.

Company Description

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,480 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.

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Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at for more details.

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