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Advanced Apprentice or Journey Level Lineworker - 4574

This applicant pool may be used to fill additional openings within 90 days of the posting close date.

  • Installs, removes and maintains electrical lines, equipment and fiber optic cable by efficient and safe operation of various pieces of heavy equipment and specialized tools. 
  • Coordinates line work activities with various departments, contractors and the general public. 
  • Restores electrical service by trouble shooting electrical lines and equipment. 
  • Minimizes outage duration by effectively diagnosing problems and planning/implementing restoration activities. 
  • During the normal work day, occasionally works without direct supervision. 
  • May be the first to respond to trouble calls or outages, requiring development of appropriate response and safeguarding of the public. 
  • Required to work effectively and courteously with and around the public at all times regardless of conditions. 
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required to develop and maintain positive working relationships.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • External candidates must have completed a Technical College Lineworker Training Program.
  • Internal candidates must have completed either the Technical College Lineworker Training Program or prior completion of Lineworker pre-requisites.

*Level to be determined based on experience and qualifications*
  • Advanced Apprentice Level: Two years or more direct experience as a lineworker.
  • Journey Level: Four years or more direct experience as a lineworker.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License.
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.
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