Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Distribution Lineman/Journeyman - Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Albia

Date Posted
October 14, 2021
Type
Full Time

Job Details

Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative in Albia, IA is actively seeking a full-time Distribution Lineman / Journeyman. Are you an experienced line technician? Would you like to work for a not-for-profit electric cooperative that provides excellent member services? If so, please continue reading!

This line technician position earns a competitive wage. We provide excellent benefits, including medical, two pension plans, employer-paid short- and long-term disability, 10 paid holidays, paid sick leave, and paid vacation. If this sounds like the right journeyman opportunity for you, apply today!


ABOUT CHARITON VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
CVEC was formed over 70 years ago by members who needed quality and reliable electric services. We now provide electric power to nearly 6,000 members including various businesses and industries throughout Southside Iowa. Our team works closely with the Economic Development Authorities across our service territory to ensure our members and communities continue to thrive and prosper. We care about our communities and are involved in various activities and unique projects. Our cooperative members have a voice and hold us accountable when it comes to the services they receive.

Our team is what keeps our company running and ensures that our service is always top-notch. They are dedicated to our mission and values, and we like to show our dedication to them by providing fulfilling career opportunities and an excellent benefits package.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DISTRIBUTION LINEMAN / JOURNEYMAN
As a line technician, you play a key role in keeping the lights on for our members. Your main responsibility is to help supply the present and future needs of our company's members in an efficient and economical manner. To enhance the quality of life for the communities we serve, you assist in building, maintaining, and repairing all overhead and underground power distribution lines. At times, you respond to power outages and any other problems members may be having. By troubleshooting the issue, you are able to restore power in a timely manner. You always uphold our company's standard of providing the most reliable electric service and find great satisfaction in helping our members!

 

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS OF A DISTRIBUTION LINEMAN / JOURNEYMAN

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an apprenticeship lineman program
  • Class B CDL required; Class A CDL preferred
  • 5+ years of experience working in electric utility distribution operations, including distribution system construction and maintenance
  • Ability to work in inclement weather conditions
  • Ability to work overtime and be on-call as needed

Experience working for a rural utility service (RUS) or an electric cooperative is highly desirable. Are you a hard worker? Can you balance multiple tasks and demonstrate good time management? Are you reliable? Can you show dedication to your job? If yes, we want to hear from you about this line technician position!
 

Contact Information

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TEAM?
If you feel you'd be perfect as our Distribution Lineman / Journeyman, apply now using our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.

 

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