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Departmental Specialist - Materials

Company: Idaho Power Company
Location: Boise
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

**If you are a current Idaho Power employee, please apply through the Employee Portal.

Application Deadline:

11/27/2022 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time

# of Positions:


Job Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Job End Date:


Exemption Status:


Pay Range:

$26.25 - $31.61

Minimum Age Requirement:

Job Description:

This is for a temporary position. The expected duration of the temporary assignment is roughly 3 years unless the position becomes permanent during that time.

Idaho Power - located in vibrant Boise, Idaho - is looking for a Departmental Specialist to join our Materials team.

It's an exciting time to work for Idaho Power. We're working toward our goal of providing 100% clean energy by 2045, and our work plays a critical role in our customers' lives and in communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon. In addition to the meaningful work we do, we offer work-life balance, competitive pay and benefits, an employee incentive plan, and both a 401k employer-match and a pension plan, making Idaho Power one of the best employers in the state.

What does a Departmental Specialist do for us?

Under minimum direction and acting on own initiative and direction, provides complex specialized support for one or more departments or administrative units. Typically supports multiple senior or business unit managers and staff.

Typical duties include maintenance of complicated data systems; research, compilation, and analysis of data for reports/studies. Assignments involve work of a confidential nature and require knowledge of the practices and procedures of the function, company policies and programs.

This position will also provide materials support for Idaho Power downtown office buildings, including material research and office supply replenishment. Maintain organization, cleanliness and 5S Standards within facility and daily workspace. Conduct on-going material cycle counts and process materials receipts, issues, returns, and transfer transactions using the Asset Suite inventory module.

Assemble and prepare materials for shipment by boxing, crating, or wrapping, in addition to marking, addressing, and making arrangements for transport. Process vendor invoices for payment while following accounting standards. As well as utilize research and problem solving to determine resolution of material mismatches.

Acts as coordinator of departmental projects. May provide guidance or work leadership to lower-level staff.


Knowledge of:

The department's functional areas and/or company policies & procedures.
Department-specific systems and software, e.g., MS Project, SharePoint, Cascade, Asset Suite, etc.

Skills in:

Proficient in the operation of systems and software
Strong editing and proofreading skills to assist in composing the format and content of correspondence and technical documents
Application of proper punctuation, spelling, and grammar when proofreading
Organization and maintenance of cleanliness and safety to meet workplace standards

Ability to:

Understand and apply basic mathematical calculations and concepts involving fractions, decimals, percentages, etc.
Research solutions and apply problem solving methods



High School Diploma or GED


3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of formal education and work experience
2 years of company experience

This position requires working at a desk/computer for extended periods of time. It requires the use of office equipment, fine motor skills including typing on the computer, dialing phones, filing paper, and working in close proximity to other people. There may be occasional lifts of no more than 10 lbs. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.


Adaptability, Communication, Contributing to Team Success, Customer Focus, Follow-Up, Initiating Action, Managing Work (includes Time Management), Quality Orientation


Need Assistance Completing Your Application?

Please contact our Recruiting Office if you have questions, require assistance or accommodation while applying for employment with Idaho Power Company: Phone: 208-388-2965 or Email:

Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.%143988%

Keywords: Idaho Power Company, Boise , Departmental Specialist - Materials, Other , Boise, Idaho

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