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Journey Level Lineworker

  • Full Time
  • Port Townsend, Wash.
  • Salary: $51.63 per hour
  • Posting End Date: September 1, 2022

Website Jefferson County PUD

Wage or Salary:
$51.63 per hour


  • Responsible for the construction and maintenance on de-energized and energized overhead distribution, underground distribution, transmission, and substation facilities.
  • Responsible to know the locations of lines, voltages, sources of power, direction of feeds, locations of fuses, breakers and regulators in order to have current knowledge of the transmission and distribution system in the service area to which assigned
  • Responsible for the maintenance and proper use all vehicles, equipment and tools which are assigned.
  • Responsible for the care of material from and the return of material to the warehouse to include all unused and retired materials.
  • Responsible to submit reports of accountability to the supervisor regarding jobs performed and all materials issued.
  •  Responsible to prepare RUS Staking Sheets and Work Orders as required by the Line Foreman
  •  Will complete all work in a prompt, safe, economical, workmanlike manner.
  • Responsible for safety on each job, knowledge of state and federal laws and safe work practices
  • Responsible for conducting on-the-job training that will afford members of his crew to increase their knowledge, work skill and value.
Additional Information:


Jefferson County PUD’s service territory is located on the northeast corner of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Nestled between the snowy peaks of the Olympic National Park and the waters of the Salish Sea, Jefferson County’s abundant shoreline, temperate climate and evergreen forests make it a beautiful place to work, live, and recreate.

Despite being a rural, somewhat isolated county with just over 30,000 residents, Jefferson County has a renowned cultural scene, with multiple arts festivals and numerous food and drink venues. It is also home to a large community of wooden boat builders, sailors, and enthusiasts.


  • Formal Education
  • High School education (or equivalent).
  • Must have completed a Journeyman Lineman Apprenticeship.
  •  Thorough knowledge of all line materials, assemblies, equipment and apparatus, as well as standard RUS Specifications is required
  • Have or be able to obtain a valid Class “A” Washington Commercial Driver’s License
  • Live within 35 minutes legal driving time, under normal conditions of reporting office and in the District’s service territory.
  • thorough knowledge of Hot Line preventive maintenance work is required.

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