Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Journeyman Lineman - Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., Albia

Date Posted
November 26, 2019
Full Time

Job Details


Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Journeyman Lineman. CVEC is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in Albia, Iowa. Currently serving over 6,200 meters within a service territory of 7 counties. Chariton Valley Electric owns and maintains approximately 1,400 miles of electric power distribution lines. Headquarters in Albia, Iowa, located within minutes of excellent schools, local hospital, Lake Rathbun and excellent hunting.

This position will perform assigned work related to construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution system and related equipment.

This position includes an excellent NRECA & IAEC benefits package including 401(k), RS pension, paid sick and vacation, along with medical, dental, group term life, and short-term and long-term disability insurance. CVEC is an equal opportunity employer.


Requirements will include working in inclement weather conditions, working overtime and being on-call as required.

RUS/Cooperative background is highly desirable; experience in Hot Line preventive maintenance work with rubber gloves and hot line tools is required as well as knowledge of all line materials, assemblies, equipment, and apparatus. Applicants must possess a high school education (or equivalent), certification from an accredited Power Line Program, in addition to having completed a 4-year Apprenticeship Program. Applicants must possess, or be able to possess, a Class A CDL with air brakes.

Contact Information

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and three professional references to:

Heather Anderson, HR/Marketing Coordinator, Chariton Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., PO Box 486, Albia, IA 52531 or by email

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