The City of North Little Rock Electric Department is looking to hire a Journeyman Lineman, Apprentice Lineman IV and Apprentice Lineman III to join our team. North Little Rock Electric serves approximately 39,000 customers, has 13 substations and a 142 mWh hydroelectric generating plant.
The applicant must possess the required knowledge, skills, physical abilities, and competencies to perform all related duties associated with being a journeyman lineman including construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution system facilities.
Journeyman Lineman Requirements:
Must have Journeyman Lineman certification
Maintains overhead and underground 13.8KV, sub transmission 69KV, and transmission 115KV distribution lines: removes and replaces poles; may trim trees or other vegetation from around poles; removes and replaces conductors; removes and replaces other worn or weathered parts; services transformers; lays conduit in ditch; operates line trucks, bucket trucks, backhoe, wire pullers and other tools and equipment.
Constructs and/or installs new, updated, or modified service: using blueprints and work orders, sets and frames poles; installs anchors; installs ground wire, conductor wire; prepares cable for primary sub transmission and transmission or secondary hook-up on riser pole or pad mount transformer; constructs transformer banks; installs transformers; installs meters; installs auxiliary equipment; energizes lines; may install street light poles.
Trains Apprentice Linemen: provides clear instruction for all functions of the job; answers questions; monitors work of Apprentice.
Responds to emergency calls: troubleshoots problem; makes necessary repairs to sub transmission and transmission distribution lines and equipment to restore power; checks reports on downed lines, making necessary repairs; locates and refuses switches; checks cause of lights out or dimmed lights, makes necessary corrections or repairs; completes reports on repairs; assists the Fire Department with electric sub transmission and transmission distribution lines or electric service as needed during fire emergencies.
Must have a valid Class B Commercial driver’s license
Full Time Position with excellent benefits package that currently includes paid health/life insurance (100% for employee; 75% for family), retirement plan, longevity pay, generous vacation, personal & sick leave benefits, standby pay, flexible spending account; 11 paid holidays, credit union, Optional employee contribution 457 Deferred Compensation Plan.
For a complete job description for Journeyman Lineman and Apprentice Linemen IV & III visit our website at: www.nlrelectric.com/careers for the online application or contact Scott Springer, 501-992-4061.