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Journeyman Lineman

  • Full Time
  • Kodiak, Alaska
  • $61.50 per hour
  • Posting End Date: July 21, 2024

Website Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.

Wage or Salary:
$61.50 per hour

About Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.

Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is a progressive and innovative standalone generation, transmission and distribution electric cooperative located on spectacular Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, 252 air miles southwest of Anchorage, serving approximately 6,000 meters.  The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2023, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated over 99% of our power.  KEA operates and maintains one hydroelectric plant, one wind farm, a Battery energy storage system (BESS), a Flywheel energy storage system (FESS), two diesel generator power plants, one combined cycle plant, six substations, and 388 miles of distribution lines.  Our Vision Statement:  Endeavor to maintain 98% of energy sales with cost effective renewable power solutions for the future of our members and the community.

Position Summary:

This full-time union position will provide for the maximum utilization of electrical equipment and control apparatus used in supplying power to consumers served by Kodiak Electric Association through a traditional work schedule of five eight-hour days, Monday through Friday (40 hours per week).

Safety is our top priority!  We have worked over nine years without a lost time accident.  We conduct our operations with the utmost regard for your health and safety and for the health and safety of other employees and the public.

Applicants must qualify as an IBEW journeyman electrical lineman.  Must have or be able to obtain a current Journeyman Power Lineman Certificate of Fitness from the State of Alaska Division of Labor Standards and Safety and have the equivalent of formal post-secondary education in electrical theory or four or more years of formal apprenticeship training.  Hiring preference will be given to candidates with a high school diploma and who have completed a JATC apprenticeship.  High School diploma or equivalent is required.

KEA offers an excellent comprehensive NRECA and IBEW benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, business travel accident, and disability insurance, a matching 401(k) pension plan and a defined pension plan fully funded by the cooperative.  A signing bonus/relocation assistance will be offered.

Additional Information:

Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting, and recreational activities.  This is the land of wild King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Halibut, and the great Kodiak Brown Bear.  Approximately two-thirds of the island is National Wildlife Refuge.  The Port of Kodiak is consistently ranked as one of the top four fishing ports in the U.S.  Alaska's Emerald Island has a mild, ever-changing maritime climate.

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To Apply:

Visit for a complete job description and application documents.  Contact Human Resources at or call 907.486.7709, for more information and to submit your completed application and resume.  This position is open until filled.  KEA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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