CITY OF MILTON-FREEWATER
P.O. Box 6, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862 (541) 938-5531
Position: JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN
Salary: $46.23 Full Time (04/01/2019 wage increase to $48.54)
Duties: Constructs, maintains and repairs overhead and underground electrical systems; does related work as required.
Qualifications: Considerable knowledge of the methods and tools used in line construction and maintenance work, occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions used for the trade; working knowledge of the principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical circuits and wiring systems, ability to apply this knowledge to work problems; thorough knowledge of first aid, including pole top resuscitation; ability to work from sketches, blueprints, written or oral instructions; sufficient strength to perform heavy (sometimes exceeding 100 lbs.) manual tasks relating to line construction; ability to climb poles and work at moderate heights with energized high tension lines such as primary conductors; ability to work in all weather conditions; skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment of the trade. Possession of or ability to secure possession of a valid Class A CDL (Commercial Driver License).
Training: Minimum of three years experience in electric line work and journey status as a line technician and completion of a recognized apprenticeship in line work; graduation from a senior high school or satisfactory equivalent GED certificate.
Selection: Evaluation of candidate's background from application form. Those applicants who appear best qualified as determined by a screening committee may be interviewed. However, the City of Milton-Freewater reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applications, reopen the position or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the City’s discretion.
Application: Applications may be obtained from Human Resources Dept., City Hall, P.O. Box 6, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862, (541) 938-8243, or on the City’s website at www.mfcity.com. Applications must be received in the Human Resource Department in City Hall. First application review Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Open until filled. Disability accommodations made in the recruitment process upon request.
The City of Milton-Freewater is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability.
Journeyman Lineman Job Description
Journeyman Lineman Position Announcement