Lineman Apprentice

Company Name: City of McCleary
Phone Number: (360) 495-3667
City: McCleary
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98557
Job Title: Lineman Apprentice
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: June 25, 2018
Salary: $35.28
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Lineman Apprentice: The City of McCleary is seeking a full-time Lineman Apprentice in our Light and Power Department. The Apprentice will work as a member of a crew assisting in the installation, repair, maintenance and removal of electrical line equipment of the City’s transmission and distribution systems, energized or de-energized, located both underground and overhead in accordance with safety and construction standards and regulations. Upon hire, this position will be required to begin and successfully advance through a 6,000 hour, WSTAC and JATC approved apprenticeship training program toward a journey-level, Lineman qualification.

The successful candidate will be familiar with electrical theory and the safety regulations, practices and standards and work methods associated with electrical line work; Understanding of line construction and maintenance; Ability to safely and effectively operate the tools of the trade and the heavy and light equipment associated with electrical line work; Ability to communicate in an effective manner, demonstrating job knowledge. Ability to work in a team environment; a willingness to perform, must possess (or obtain within the first 6 months of employment) a First Aid/CPR card, Flagger card and a Washington State Commercial Driver’s License, Class A; and will have passed a City- scheduled test as arranged.

Experience Required:

Transmission and distribution utility experience is preferred. This position is part of the team of journeymen, and other City team members who work together on all phases of projects, therefore demonstrated teamwork and communication skills are essential. This is a bargaining unit position represented by IBEW Local 77. Please see the referenced job description for more information. Candidates with other relevant experience and qualifications are invited to apply.

Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview, and if offered the position, must pass a background check and physical abilities test.

How to Apply:

The City of McCleary is a City owned utility with approximately 1200 customers and 19 employees, located in the NE corner of Grays Harbor County of Washington State. We offer competitive compensation and benefits. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application to Human Resources, City of McCleary, 100 S. 3rd Street, McCleary, WA 98557, or email to Only applications that include a cover letter, resume, and completed application will be considered. Visit our website at for the complete application packet or contact us at (360) 495-3667. This position is open until filled, with a first review of applications received on or before 4:00 pm, Friday, July 20th, 2018.

Posting End Date: July 13, 2018