Lineman - Western Iowa Power Cooperative, Denison
- Full Time
Western Iowa Power Cooperative (WIPCO) is currently seeking applications to fill a Lineman position at our Denison, Iowa office. This position will be available immediately or until position is filled. WIPCO is a rural electric distribution cooperative with approximately 2,100 miles of line and serves nearly 3,500 members in West Central Iowa.
WIPCO offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicant must possess a thorough knowledge of electricity and electrical systems, ability to climb poles, and mechanical aptitude. Applicant must be able to construct and maintain both overhead and underground power lines in a safe and efficient manner. The ability to operate a bucket and digger truck, trencher, backhoe, cable plow, and various other equipment is also required.
Completion of a technical school Line Worker Program is preferred. First Aid/CPR certification and a Class A CDL are required. A Journeyman certificate from an approved apprenticeship is preferred, but consideration may be given to Apprentice lineman applicants. Pre-employment/post-job offer physical examination and drug test required.
Must be available during all weather conditions, to work on-call duties after hours, weekends, holidays, evenings, and other times outside normal work hours to assist in service restoration and/or other emergencies that may arise.
A valid driver’s license with CDL and relocation within twenty-five (25) minutes driving time of the Cooperative’s Denison Service Center is required.
Applications are available by contacting:
Michael Akers, Operations Manager
P.O. Box 428
Denison, IA 51442
Fax: (712) 263-8655