Work for Mason County PUD No. 3

Applications for employment will generally be accepted only when there is an opening within the PUD and only from individuals who are qualified for open positions. From time-to-time, when it is determined that certain positions are difficult to fill because of a shortage of qualified persons, applications and resumes will be accepted and retained prior to the occurrence of an opening.

Download the Employment Applications (PDF File)

Mail applications to:

Mason County PUD No. 3
Human Resources Department
P. O. Box 2148
Shelton, WA 98584

You may FAX the application to (360) 426-8547

Applications may also be obtained at the PUD's Shelton and Belfair offices or may be requested by mail at: Mason County PUD No. 3, Human Resources Department, P. O. Box 2148, Shelton, WA 98584

Applications are being accepted for the following positions:

Mason County PUD 3, on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula, is proud to be the highest rated utility in Washington State by the American Public Power Association (APPA) as a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3). As a diamond level RP3 utility, PUD 3 stands out as a model of a safe, reliable and forward-thinking utility operations. PUD 3 is looking for a self-starter Journey Meterman, who is willing to collaborate with District employees, meet daily challenges, and ensure our community continues to receive safe, reliable and cost-based services.

Job Description: Current rate of pay: $40.60.
The Journeyman Meterman must be interested in a career with the utility and consistently meet the demands of the following job duties and qualifications.

Job Duties:
  • Test and audit meters in the District system.
  • Maintain testing and auditing records.
  • Keep records of work accomplished, materials and equipment used.
  • Provide training to District personnel in the correct handling of meters as assigned.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Hold a Journeyman Meterman card and successful completion of a recognized apprenice Meterman program.
  • Have or be able to obtain a WA State driver's license within six months of hire.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic metering principles gained through formal education and/or practical experience.
  • Physical ability to perform essential duties required.

Only applicants who meet the above requirements will be considered for employment.
If you are ready to start a career with a company who prides itself with excellent benefits and a well-trained staff in a beautiful location, please complete a Mason County PUD 3 application at and submit to Human Resources, P.O. Box 2148, Shelton, WA 98584 or Mason County PUD 3 is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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: NO CURRENT OPENING, however Applications and resumes for this position are accepted and retained regardless, as the position may be difficult to fill. 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. If you would like to check on the status of your application please call the Human Resources Department at (360) 426-8255 ext. 5246

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Mason County Public Utility District No. 3 (PUD 3) is fully committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all of its employees and applicants for employment in a manner that is fully consistent with applicable local, state and federal laws and Union agreements, while developing the highest attainable qualifications in its personnel.

There is no intent on the part of PUD 3 to make any limitation, specification or discrimination unless based upon bona fide occupational qualifications. Nothing in this statement should be construed as policy that would in any way discriminate against any employee or applicant whose job-related qualifications are superior to those of another.


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