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Area Foreman – Sandy Valley, Nevada

Website Valley Electric Association, Inc.

Wage or Salary:

The Area Foreman works in his/her regular capacity of a Journeyman Lineman, with additional duties, which includes; scheduling and supervising the construction, conversion, relocation and maintenance of the electrical transmission and distribution lines throughout the area served by the cooperative.


Additional Information:

Education/Experience: High school diploma, and qualified by successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship program and by written exam as a journey lineman required.

Knowledge: Must have a thorough knowledge of equipment, tools, materials, and services used by electric utilities. Must have knowledge of State and Federal laws related to construction. Must have thorough knowledge of the Description of Units, specifications and drawings for line construction of transmission and distribution voltages; and a thorough knowledge of operating and construction procedures and practices of electric transmission and distribution organizations. Ability to deal with co-workers and customers in a courteous and professional manner.

Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several tangible variables in standardized situations. Must have the ability to be flexible, organized, decisive, and able to take the initiative to carry out problem-solving in standardized situations. Must have the ability to possess a Medic First Aid Card (CPR inclusive). Must obtain and maintain a current commercial driver’s license (CDL) per Nevada State Department of Transportation Regulations. Must have Certification for Fork Lift Operator. Must obtain and maintain an OSHA 30 Construction certification. Must be able to obtain and maintain federal security that satisfies the access requirements of VEA’s federally contracted installations.

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