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Journey Level Lineman

Company: City of Ottawa
Location: Ottawa
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

The City of Ottawa, Kansas is recruiting for a Journey Level Lineman. - -The Journey Level Lineman performs skilled work in the construction and maintenance of the electric distribution system for the City of Ottawa. The employee in this position is responsible for exercising judgment as to the details of assigned work within prescribed operating procedures. The Journey Level Lineman is responsible for maintenance of power lines, electrical equipment, and transformers. Work is performed according to departmental procedures, practices, and safety regulations. Education and Experience: (Combination of education, training, and experience will be considered)

High school diploma or equivalent.Minimum of five years of experience with a construction crew on electrical distribution, including four years in an approved apprentice program.Must maintain a valid Kansas CDL.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (not all inclusive)
  • Ability to take charge of situations concerning construction and maintenance of the electric distribution system.
  • Ability to lead and assist groundmen and apprentices in a safe manner.
  • Thorough knowledge of primary circuits, load consumption, metering ratios, electrical hookups, safety procedures, and all types of transformer banks.
  • Ability to operate bucket truck, tension equipment, electrical test equipment, meters, fault locators, and other related equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of circuits, circuit breakers, and switches.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees, City officials, business entities, and the general public.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under general supervision and make responsible decisions.
  • Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally in difficult or stressful situations.Range: - - $23.99 to -$34.78 per hourDate Opened: - July 6, 2022Date Closed: - Open until filled.Hours: - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday. - Overtime and emergency call-outs required.Residency: - Regular, full-time employees are required to establish and maintain residency within a driving distance of 35 miles of Ottawa City Hall within one year from hire.E-Mail Confirmation: - After your application has been received by the City of Ottawa, you will receive confirmation by e-mail. Please check your SPAM filter or JUNK Mail. If you have not received confirmation within 48 hours of submitting your application, please call 785-229-3634 to verify application has been received. For additional information, contact Human Resources at 785-229-3634 or e-mail humanresources@ottawaks.gov.The City of Ottawa conducts background checks and drug screening on all potential candidates.Anyone with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at 785-229-3634 at least two days prior to a scheduled test or interview.The City of Ottawa is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: City of Ottawa, Lawrence , Journey Level Lineman, Other , Ottawa, Kansas

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