Under general supervision, performs construction, service and maintenance of underground and overhead circuits; performs as electrician for City Departments as needed; performs related duties as required. May direct the work of Apprentice Lineman and/or Groundman in the absence of Electric Superintendent.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
- Installs, services and maintains overhead and underground circuits, including power lines and circuits.
- Runs services, sets poles, trims trees, etc.
- Performs meter hook-ups and transformer change outs.
- Assists in preparing and maintaining records and reports.
- Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies, spare parts, tools and equipment.
- Clears rights-of-way.
- Operates heavy equipment assigned to Division safely and efficiently.
- Detects malfunctions in equipment and makes minor repairs; recommends major repairs to superiors.
- Performs preventive maintenance duties on equipment; cleans and properly stores equipment and tools after use.
- Assists other Departments/Divisions with electrical work as requested.
- Graduation from high school or equivalent (GED).
- Promotion from Apprentice Lineman to Electric Lineman I after 3+ years experience as an apprentice lineman, or equivalent.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, administrative regulations and ordinances reference installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems.
- Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods and techniques used in the service and maintenance of electrical utility systems.
- Knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with equipment, vehicles, tools and procedures; ability to comply with established safety standards.
- Ability to climb poles and work from hooks.
- Ability to work at varying heights, either on poles or in bucket, for extended periods of time.
- Ability to operate motorized equipment.
- Ability to detect mechanical problems and make minor repairs.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officers, employees and the general public.
- Possess mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity and good physical condition.
Physical Requirements of the Job:
Work involves sitting, standing, stooping, walking and climbing; must lift light objects weighing more than 25 pounds as a job requirement; must use pole climbers and bucket truck; must not be afraid of height; must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather for extended periods of time; must drive and operate vehicles and equipment assigned to Division; exposed to high places, confined spaces, and using stairs and ladders.
Special Licensing Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a valid commercial drivers license.
Must be able to respond to calls in emergency situations at all hours. May be required to perform stand-by duties. May be required to work scheduled overtime.
Must participate in mandatory drug and alcohol testing in order to maintain commercial drivers license.
$48,000.00 to $58,000.00 /year
- repairing and maintaining electrical systems: 2 years (Required)
- climbing equipment or structures to access work areas: 1 year (Required)
- local electric safety codes and procedures : 1 year (Required)
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- CDL (Required)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
Download an Application
Send completed application and resume to HR Director Greg Ashworth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Greg Ashworth (502) 348-5947
The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer