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606 - Work For Others

                                                                                                                        

I.          OBJECTIVE

To establish policy governing the services performed by Cooperative personnel and the applicable charges associated with such services.

II.         CONTENT

A.Upon request, Cooperative personnel may perform various services with Cooperative equipment for member-consumers and others.

1.Cooperative personnel shall only be authorized to perform work for others when the request involves services that are considered "in the nature" of the utility business.

 

2.Cooperative equipment shall only be used to perform services the equipment was designed to perform.  Only qualified Cooperative personnel are authorized to operate equipment owned by the Cooperative.

 

3.The applicable charges for such services are itemized on the attachment to this policy.

a.For projects deemed to benefit the community, the general public or non-profit organizations, the General Manager is authorized to waive part or all of the applicable charges.

B.Any on-going operations and maintenance arrangements or agreements shall be in writing along with a separate schedule of applicable charges and subject to approval by the Board of Directors.

III.RESPONSIBILITY

A.The General Manager is responsible for administering this policy and for recommending to the Board any changes deemed desirable.

 

B.The employee performing services, as described in this policy, shall be responsible for documenting any work done for others to ensure proper billing by the Cooperative.

EFFECTIVE DATE:   January 1, 2017

DATE ADOPTED:     March 28, 2000

DATE REVISED:       November 21, 2000

DATE REVISED:       June 24, 2004

DATE REVISED:       October 21, 2004

DATE REVISED:       August 21, 2008

DATE REVISED:       November 24, 2009

DATE REVISED:       January 20, 2011

DATE REVISED:       December 20, 2012

DATE REVISED:       December 18, 2014

DATE REVISED:       November 23, 2016

ATTESTED:   __________________________________

Chris Hofer, Secretary

 

                   WORK FOR OTHERS - CHARGES

          Type of Equipment

        Equipment Charges

         Minimum Charges

Digger Derrick or

Aerial Bucket

$47.50 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Loader or Backhoe

$75.00 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Line Truck

$1.00 per mile traveled PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Trencher

$150.00 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Mini-trencher with or without attachments

$75.00 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Secondary UG Fault Finding or Cable Locating.

$10.00 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Air Compressor

$15.00 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Vacuum Excavation Unit

$37.50 per hour of use PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of one hour of use.

Cable Reel Handling

$0.15 per foot per cable PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Minimum of 1,000 feet

Cable Pulling in 2” to 4” Conduit

$1.00 per foot per cable PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Cable Pulling in 5” to 7” Conduit

$1.25 per foot per cable PLUS labor and overhead charges.

Primary UG Fault Finding,

(Thumper/Van)

$150.00 per trip/day PLUS labor and overhead charges PLUS $1.00 per mile traveled

Labor and Overhead Charges for Member-Consumers.  All labor and overhead charges for member-consumers shall be at the rate of $55.00 per hour regular time and $82.50 per hour overtime for each man, including travel time to and from the job.

Labor and Overhead Charges for Non-Members.  All labor and overhead charges for non-members shall be at the rate of $70.00 per hour regular time and $105.00 per hour overtime for each man, including travel time to and from the job.

Minimum Labor and Overhead Charges. The minimum labor and overhead charge is ½ hour during normal work hours and two hours outside of normal work hours.

Material Charges. All materials and supplies used in the completion of work for others will be charged out at average cost plus 30% FOB with the exception of materials and equipment promoted through the load management and marketing programs of the Cooperative.

House Moves. A deposit equal to the estimated cost of a house move shall be made in advance before any building can be moved under the Cooperative’s lines. All applicable charges shall be included in determining the actual costs of the house move. Following completion of the job, the Cooperative will refund any overpayment of bill any underpayment, whichever applies.