Our mission is to deliver reliable energy at competitive prices. We serve 130,000 members throughout our 19-county territory who rely on us every day to keep the power on and that isn’t something we take lightly. Our team is the best in the industry and if you are looking to work for a company with core values like Safety, Integrity, Commitment and Excellence, then look no further. We’ve been in the power services business for over 80 years, and we know a thing or two about what it takes to be successful! Would you like to join our team of dedicated professionals? We have an immediate full time opening for a talented, hardworking individual to join our team at our Statesville location as an Apprentice Lineman to Journeyman Lineman. All levels of experience are welcome to apply as we use a progression step approach to training based on the level of skills in which you have accomplished at the time of hire. We offer an excellent benefit package, outstanding 401K, and a competitive salary. A perfect candidate for this position would be someone who:
• Places safety as top priority when working • Collaborates effectively with team members • Enjoys analyzing and troubleshooting power service issues • Values the cooperative business model • Fosters an attitude of innovation and efficiency
In this role you will:
• Observe all safety rules and regulations adopted by the cooperative. • Demonstrate your specialized technical skills in the construction, operation and maintenance of a reliable electric system. • Make recommendations for changes needed to improve operations in your assigned area as it relates to the position. • Coordinate and cooperate with your team members in performing assigned responsibilities. • Take an active role in training less experienced team members to enhance their development and build strong team units. • Perform your responsibilities in emergency and on-call work using your knowledge of voltage regulation, fault current, and coordination of line protection devices. • Apply theory to knowledge in the sizing of single-phase transformers. • Maintain and use familiarity with the feeds of all transmission and distribution lines and the operation of all substations and switching stations. • Use and apply all forms, records, and reports required. • Work with a positive attitude to reflect the cooperative’s core values. • Exhibit your ability to communicate effectively with our members in times of both routine service and outage events. • Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as requested or directed.
To be Considered for the Position, you should:
• Have a High School degree or equivalent required. • Be a Graduate from a Lineman Academy preferred. • Have at least 1 year of previous experience working for an electric utility preferred. • Possess a North Carolina Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or be able to attain one within 90 days. • Have a clean driving record and be able to safely drive a company vehicle. • Be able to read comprehensively and write legibly. • Have a pleasing personality and ability to work and get along with others. • Be able to make sound decisions from observations and carry out instructions. • Be able to be responsible for the supervised work assignment and work safety. • Have the ability to lift and move weights in excess of 100 pounds. • Be capable of stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, grasping, and frequently walking long distances. • Demonstrate good hand to eye coordination as well as the ability to read electronic displays and screens, printed materials, maps, and tools materials. • Possess the necessary skills to utilize hand-held and manually operated tools that are coincident with the duties of the position. • Be expected to pull on-call duty after becoming familiar with the region and must be available for emergency work during all weather conditions. • Have high attention to detail and commitment to accuracy. • Be able to maintain confidentiality • Must live within a twenty (20) mile radius of the respective assigned reporting location, district, regional or headquarters office.
**EnergyUnited Electric Membership Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.**