Power Linesman and Senior Power Linesman

Town of Drexel   Drexel, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 2, 2021
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Town of Drexel
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Power Linesman – Town of Drexel, Pop. 1853. Performs technical work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution system. Employee is expected to possess a working knowledge of standardized techniques and practices utilized in power line construction, maintenance, and repair. This job requires knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions involved in power line work. Employee must have ability to climb poles and work efficiently and safely on high voltage lines, utilizing precautionary measures to avoid accidents. Must be able to routinely lift up to 100 lbs safely. Must have a valid Class A Commercial NCDL and pre-employment drug screening is required. High school graduate supplemented by training in electrical principles and some experience related to electrical distribution system work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Employee is subject to on-call and call-back work and may be required to work on holidays, nights and weekends as necessary. Salary DOQ/E. Excellent benefits package provided. Career development opportunities available. EOE/ADA. Position open until filled.

Senior Power Linesman – Town of Drexel, Pop. 1853.
Performs skilled heavy-duty electrical work to install, maintain and repair electrical distribution, transmission and underground systems. Employee is expected to possess an experienced working knowledge of standardized techniques and practices utilized in power line construction, maintenance and repair. This employee will provide guidance and training to less experienced staff. Work includes performing the most hazardous tasks in the town's electrical distribution system, substation and associated equipment and requires work with high voltage electrical wires in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to routinely lift up to 100 lbs safely. Must have a valid Class A Commercial NCDL and pre-employment drug screening is required. Must be a high school graduate and have a certificate from an electrical line technician technology training program. Employee is subject to on-call and call-back work and may be required to work on holidays, nights and weekends as necessary. Salary DOQ/E. Excellent benefits package provided. 

EOE/ADA. Position open until filled.


Town of Drexel

Drexel , NC