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Electric Lineman II


Public Utilities




Waynesville - Electric Lineman II – this position performs complex supervisory and skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of all components of an electric distribution system. An employee in this class may supervise a crew and participate in a variety of skilled and technical tasks associated with the electric distribution facilities and lines. Employee must lead a crew in independent work assignments and projects including the splicing, repair and maintenance of electric lines, replacement of poles, cross arms, transformers, services, maintenance of substations and peak shaving generators. Work also involves assisting Electric Superintendent with inventory ordering and stocking, policies and procedures, project planning and configuration, work prioritization, equipment maintenance, and related activities. The employee is required to have considerable knowledge of the safety requirements and possible hazards involved in power line work. Independent judgment is exercised in determining the most appropriate methods and equipment when working with high voltage lines. Work requires frequent on-call and call-back responsibilities. Work is performed under general supervision of the Electric Superintendent and Town Engineer and is evaluated through periodic conferences, observation of results achieved, and review of records, reports and files. Candidate should possess considerable knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in power line work and the principles of electricity as related to transmission and distribution, as well as knowledge of the standard techniques and practices used in underground and overhead power line construction and maintenance work. Education and Certifications:  Graduation from high school or GED; supplemented with technical courses related to technology, electricity and electrical theory and extensive experience as an electric line worker journey class; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification as a graduate of Advanced Line Tech and Substation schools and related safety courses equivalent combination of training and experience. Prefer Class I or II Lineman Certification. Salary commensurate with experience. Application and full job description is available online at Applications should be submitted to Brittany Buchanan, HR Specialist via email at or via USPS at Town of Waynesville, Human Resources, Post Office Box 100, Waynesville, NC 28786.