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Electric Line Technician II

Post Date
June 29, 2020

Expiration Date
July 17, 2020

Benson, N.C.

Town of Benson

Job Summary

The Town of Benson has an immediate opening for an Electric Line Technician II in its Electric Department. The salary range for the position is $34,036 – $52,756, and benefits include paid participation in the North Carolina State Health Plan, paid dental, vision and life insurance, 5% 401(K) match, 12 paid holidays and two weeks paid time-off per year, and an abundant wellness program that includes incentives.

If you have proven experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems, apply with us today. We are in need of a driven individual who will perform technical work regarding all aspects of the electrical distribution system. As an important member of our team, you will perform more difficult and hazardous secondary and limited primary high voltage line work.

The position will report to the Electric Line Superintendent. This position requires frequent on-call and call-back responsibilities.

This position is open until July 15, 2020. Applicants must submit a Town of Benson Application and resume. The Town of Benson application can be picked up at Town Hall or printed from the Town’s website: http://www.townofbenson.com/2201/Employment. Applications and resumes must be mailed to P.O. Box 69, Benson, NC 27504-0069, hand delivered to 303 East Church Street, Benson, NC 27504 or emailed to Scott Tart, Town of Benson Human Resources Associate, at start@townofbenson.com. The Town of Benson is an equal opportunity employer.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Installing and aligning power line poles.
  • Stringing lines.
  • Making emergency repairs during electric power outages.
  • Other related duties as required.

Examples of these duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating bucket equipment.
  • Trimming and disposing of tree limbs by using the bucket truck and saws.
  • Setting up work zones, trucks and preparing equipment for work to be done.
  • Installing transformers, fuse cutouts and regulators.
  • Changing out and maintaining equipment at substations.

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school supplemented by training in electrical principles;
  • Considerable experience at the electric line technician – second class level; or An equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • You must possess a valid North Carolina class B commercial driver’s license.

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