Senior Powerline Technician

Post Date
February 14, 2023

Expiration Date

Wake Forest, N.C.

Town of Wake Forest

Job Summary

Apply By: Open until filled
Minimum Starting Salary: $64,125

The Senior Powerline Technician is the most skilled of the lineman class series. Work requires considerable knowledge of underground and overhead electrical systems. Employees in this class are expected to mentor and train junior level Powerline Technicians.

Primary Responsibilities

The Town of Wake Forest is seeking a highly skilled Electric Lineman to fill a Senior Powerline Technician vacancy. Employees in this class represent the most skilled of the lineman class series and are expected to be extremely proficient in the knowledge and execution of standard techniques and practices used in powerline construction and maintenance. Duties include the installation, repair and/or replacement of overhead and underground lines as well as the installation of transformers, cross arms, insulators, circuit breakers, meters and switches. Employees in this role are expected to perform complex work around energized primary lines. The Senior Powerline Technician will also mentor and train Powerline Technician I, II and III as needed. Work hours are Monday-Friday from 7:00-3:30 with occasional night, weekend and callback hours.

Job Requirements

  • Successful candidates will posses a minimum of ten years of relevant work experience
  • A valid NC Class A CDL Driver License
  • Powerline Technician Journeyman Certification.
  • Completion of the substance abuse testing required by the Town. Be advised that you have 48 hours after accepting our conditional offer to report for the drug screen.
  • Completion of a Background Screening.
  • COVID-19 vaccination by the first day of work (we will accommodate those who cannot receive the vaccine for disability or religious based reasons). You must have at least one dose before your first day of work. If you are subject to getting a second dose it must be received in accordance with manufacturer recommendations. Vaccination cards are to only be shared with Human Resources staff.

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