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Journeyman Lineman

  • Full Time
  • Goldendale, Wash.
  • Salary: $51.92 Current Union Contract, Relocation allowance will be discussed
  • Posting End Date: February 6, 2022

Website Klickitat County PUD Dist #1

Wage or Salary:
$51.92 Current Union Contract, Relocation allowance will be discussed

This position is responsible for performing the activities associated with electric power line construction and maintenance and to render prompt, efficient and reliable service that will promote good will between the District and the consumers.

Job Requirements:

Know and understand District and Washington State Electrical Workers Safety Rules and Regulations (WAC).
Demonstrate ability to work safely in a team environment.
Ability to work efficiently with a wide variety of hand tools.
Ability to read maps and work order drawings.
Receive communications and directives and orally confirms full understanding.
Ability to hear; communicate both orally and in writing; near, far and color vision for driving, line patrolling and equipment identification.
Keep work space neat and orderly at all times.
Valid Washington Commercial Driver’s License (CDL- Class A) with air brake and hazardous material endorsement.
Completed Journeyman Lineman license program
High School Diploma or GED
Performs other duties as Assigned.

Additional Information:

Working Conditions and Other Requirements:

Fulfill the physical requirements of the job, including walking over rough terrain, working outdoors in inclement weather, operating physically-demanding machinery, working at elevations up to 80 feet, frequent driving by pickup truck, and working safely around voltages up to 230 kV.
Work schedule is comprised of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Be able to work unscheduled overtime.
On-call standby position on a rotating schedule.
Required to have and carry a personal cell phone for which you will receive a stipend.
Employee must provide personal climbing equipment.
Forklift Certification.
Current Blasting License.
Current Flagging Card.
Current First Aid/CPR Card.
Must join union shop IBEW, Local 125.
All Journeyman that have less than five (5) years Journeyman status, must take and pass the IBEW Local 125 Journeyman exam or have taken and passed an IBEW Local Journeyman exam within the 9th District before being accepted into IBEW Local 125 as a Journeyman and starting employment with the District.
Residency Requirement:  Emergency and on-call personnel are required to respond within twenty (20) minutes, not to exceed 30 minutes to all outage situations.


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