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Line Technician (Levels I - III Available)

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
LINE TECHNICIAN (LEVELS I – III ALSO AVAILABLE) THE CITY OF STATESVILLE IS SEEKING AN INDIVIDUAL TO FILL THE POSITION OF LINE TECHNICIAN WITHIN THE ELECTRIC UTILITIES DEPARTMENT. THE CANDIDATE SELECTED WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PERFORMING DIFFICULT SEMI-SKILLED WORK ASSISTING IN THE CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, AND OPERATION OF ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION LINES; ASSEMBLES AND ATTACHES CROSSARMS AND GUY WIRES; OPERATES LINE TRUCK AND AERIAL BUCKET TRUCK; SETS POLES, TRIMS TREES AND PICKS UP LIMBS; INSTALLS DISTRIBUTION TRANSFORMERS AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES; REPLACES OLD SERVICE LINES; INSTALLS METERS; INSTALLS TEMPORARY SERVICES FOR NEW HOUSES AND BUSINESSES; MAINTAINS TRAFFIC SIGNALS, SECURITY LIGHTS AND STREET LIGHTS; PERFORMS SWITCHING AND TAGGING OPERATIONS ON LINES; RAISES AND SETS POLES; HANGS TRANSFORMERS AND STREET LIGHTS; CLIMBS POLES AND STRINGS SECONDARY AND PRIMARY WIRES; RESPONDS TO AND ASSISTS IN A VARIETY OF ELECTRICAL EMERGENCIES WITH SUPERVISION DURING AND AFTER WORKING HOURS; PARTICIPATES IN THE LINEMAN CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THROUGH CLASSROOM AND FIELD TRAINING; OPERATES EXCAVATOR, TRENCHER, AND PLOW BACKHOE; SETS UP SAFE WORK ZONE AND FLAGS TRAFFIC; PREPARES MATERIAL FOR TOP LINEMEN; TROUBLESHOOTS OVERHEAD AND UNDERGROUND ELECTRIC OUTAGES; LOCATES AND REPAIRS UNDERGROUND WIRE USING SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT PERFORMS RELATED TASKS AS REQUIRED. REQUIRES GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL AND SOME EXPERIENCE IN ELECTRIC LINE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORK; POSSESSION OF AN APPROPRIATE VALID COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE; GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF ELECTRIC LINE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORK, EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS; GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE HAZARDS OF THE WORK AND OF NECESSARY SAFETY PRECAUTIONS; ABILITY TO FOLLOW ORAL AND WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS; OR ANY EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING WHICH PROVIDES THE REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES; SALARY RANGE: $32,526.83 - $53,670.03 POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED. NON-EXEMPT. APPLY ONLINE @  www.statesvillenc.net  
OPENINGS FOR LEVELS I – III ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE: WWW.STATESVILLENC.NET
EOE
Employer: City of Statesville
Expires: 1/27/2020
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