Journeyman Lineman

City of Colby
Job Description
The City of Colby Electric Department is accepting applications for an Apprentice and Journeyman Lineman.  This position performs semiskilled to skilled work (under direct supervision) in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical distribution and transmission lines, traffic signal system, transformers, and substation involving exposure to high voltage hot lines.  Successful applicants will possess a high school diploma or equivalent; the knowledge of methods, materials, and tools used in power line construction and maintenance as applied to distribution and transmission lines; the ability to perform heavy physical work; lift and carry 100 pounds; communicate by two-way radio; work in varying weather conditions, operate trucks and equipment and work safely on energized lines. The applicant needs to have ability to obtain a valid Class A CDL with airbrakes and become CPR certified within 30 days of employment.  Starting salary range is dependent on experience. Benefit package of health insurance, vacation, sick leave, retirement and life insurance.  Applications may be picked up at the office of the City Manager, 585 North Franklin, Colby, KS 67701 or Applicant review to begin October 22, 2018.  Open until filled.  EOE
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