Lineman III

The Village of Paw Paw is seeking an experienced Journeyman Line Worker with a passion for electric systems and public service to join our team. The qualified candidate will assist in the installation and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution lines, service lines, transformers, switching equipment, metering devices, utility poles, generators, tree trimming, and will assist with maintaining electrical equipment and systems in Village owned buildings, lift stations, pump houses and structures. Works outdoors in all weather and conditions.

Brief Description

To perform a variety of tasks in support of the municipal electric utility system including construction and maintenance, street lighting, lift stations, and other electrical installations. Performs other duties in support of the mission of the Department of Public Services as required.

Job Responsibilities

Assist in the installation and repair of overhead underground electrical distribution lines, service lines, transformers, switching equipment, metering devices, utility poles, generators, and related equipment.

Assist with maintaining electrical equipment and systems in Village owned buildings, lift stations, pump houses and structures.

Tree trimming in utility rights of way and for public safety purposes.

Using technology including tablets and GIS programs to maintain adequate records of work performed.

This is a team-oriented position although individual work may also be required.

Position subject to emergency call in.

Other duties as assigned.

Education requirements, certifications, work experience

Essential Qualifications

  • Education & endorsements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Maintain a valid CDL with A, N and air brakes endorsement

Experience
Experience in electric distribution systems is required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to kneel, stand for sustained periods of time, push, pull, lift
  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach.
  • May be occasionally subject to noise and vibratibration

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