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Journey Tech/Electric Line Technician IV

Company: City of Morganton
Location: Morganton
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Journey Tech / Electric Line Technician IV Hiring rate up to $28 - $30 / hr.
Come join the hometown team! We provide great benefits including retirement pension, health Insurance through the NC State Health Plan, dental & vision Insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays and more! If you like working with a stable crew to provide service to a great community, this could be the career for you!
This position is responsible for performing advanced journey-level technical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical lines and primarily works as a crew leader on a bucket truck. This is the most senior-level work differentiated from the lower levels of line work by the variety of more difficult secondary and hot primary high voltage line work, troubleshooting outages, evaluating and identifying issues across all areas for repairs, and supervising other crew members on site. Being a senior position, the position is responsible for providing leadership to a crew of workers in assigning and inspecting work, compliance with safety rules and regulations and training other line technicians. The employee is expected to have a thorough understanding of standardized techniques and practices used during power line construction, maintenance, and repair.

The applicant must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Graduation from high school supplemented by training in electrical principles and considerable experience in electric line construction and maintenance with at least 6 years experience working as a senior or journey-level Tech with municipal or private sector high voltage electrical distribution systems or possession of verifiable Journey-Worker credentials. The applicant must possess a NC commercial drivers license. Hiring rate up to $28 - $30 depending on experience. Standard work week is 40 hours plus. Position typically is on stand by every five weeks and receives an additional 10 hours pay for those weeks plus comp time or overtime for hours actually worked (min 2 hrs. per call). If interested, send in your application and lets discuss your future! Visit our website for more information at the following link:
Email applications to , mail them to Human Resources, City of Morganton, PO Box 3448, Morganton NC 28680-3448, or drop them off in person at City Hall, 305 E. Union St. Suite A100, Morganton, NC 28655 .
Open until filled. EOE/ADA. The City of Morganton is striving for inclusive and diverse employee opportunities. We value and strive for a diverse employee population to represent the Citizens that we serve.

Keywords: City of Morganton, Gastonia , Journey Tech/Electric Line Technician IV, Professions , Morganton, North Carolina

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