Electric Line Technician III

Post Date
April 24, 2019

Expiration Date
May 24, 2019

Benson (Johnston County)

Town of Benson

Job Summary

The Town of Benson has an immediate opening for an Electric Line Technician III in its Electric Department. The salary range for the position is $36,385 – $54,578, 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 leadership skills, have the ability to identify and solve problems, and have advanced experience with electrical distribution systems, apply with us today. We are in need of a driven individual who will lead and perform technical work regarding all aspects of the electrical distribution system, including construction, maintenance and repair of underground and overhead electric lines. As an important member of our team, you will independently perform secondary and primary high voltage line work, provide guidance to less experienced workers, inspect work quality, assure compliance with safety rules and regulations, and train other line workers. Carry out these duties while working close to home and providing a valuable service to the local community.

This position is open until filled. 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

In your duties as Electric Line Technician III, you will lead and participate in installing power line poles, stringing lines, making emergency repairs during electric power outages, and complete other related duties as required. Examples of these duties include, but are not limited to:

– Operating bucket equipment.
– Trimming and dispose of tree limbs by using the bucket truck and saws.
– Installing metering equipment.
– Installing transformers, fuse cutouts and reactors.
– Making energized line taps and connecting wires.

The position will report to the Electric Line Superintendent and lead the electric department in the absence of the superintendent. This position requires frequent on-call and call-back responsibilities.

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications: Graduation from high school supplemented by training in electrical principles and 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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