Journeyman Lineman for Bonners Ferry, ID

Journeyman Lineman for Bonners Ferry, ID

  • Full Time
  • Bonners Ferry, ID
  • Salary: $50.31 per hour
  • Posting End Date: June 1, 2021

Website Northern Lights, Inc.

Wage or Salary:
$50.31 per hour

Northern Lights Inc. (NLI) is seeking an individual to fill the position of Journeyman Lineman at the Bonners Ferry Location.  NLI is headquartered in the Idaho Panhandle in the small community of Sagle, Idaho just five miles south of Sandpoint. NLI has three additional outlying area warehouses staffed with lineman, including Bonners Ferry, ID.

NLI is primarily a distribution electric utility cooperative, serving approximately 21,000 metered accounts in north Idaho, northwest Montana, and a small portion of northeast Washington. NLI has approximately 60 employees and offers excellent benefits including a pension plan, 401k with company match, health insurance, paid holidays, vacation time and sick leave.

POSITION TITLE:              Journeyman Lineman for Bonners Ferry, ID.

SALARY:                              $50.31/hour (effective 5/26/2021). This is a bargaining unit position.

REQUIREMENTS:             Journeyman Lineman Certification.  High school diploma. Must have or must obtain an ID Class A CDL within 30 days.  Must reside within 35 miles drive of NLI’s Bonners Ferry, ID warehouse while employed in the position.  Shall make themselves available for unscheduled overtime during consumer outages or emergencies.


Must be knowledgeable and proficient with the use of hot sticks, operating backhoe, cable plows, digger derrick, URD fault finding equipment, RUS construction standards and all overhead and URD maintenance and construction procedures. Duties include credit work, installing meters, performing cable locates, right of way clearing in addition to all other functions of Journeyman Lineman.  Emphasis on safety, skill, efficiency, and team personality.  Must have or be able to obtain Flaggers Card, 24-Hour Hazardous Material First Responder Card, CPR / First Aid Card, Shoring and Excavation Competent Person Certification, OSHA 1910.269 certifications, Forklift Operators Certification.

This position is considered to be a regular full-time position.

Northern Lights, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or rescind this position opening at any time. Northern Lights, Inc. reserves the right to solicit applications for any position posting from other sources outside the Cooperative concurrent with or separate from any internal posting.

To apply, send your resume and any additional relevant information to Northern Lights, Inc., Attn: Claire Zaugra, P.O. Box 269, Sagle, Idaho 83860; e-mail: Resumes must be received by by 5:00 p.m. PST, on the closing date.

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