[Full-time] Journeyman Lineman at Carroll White REMC

Location: Indiana
Description:

Carroll White Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) is a non-profit, member-owned, electric utility servicing members in nine counties from two facility locations. Carroll White REMC’s mission is to provide members with superior energy and related services, meaningful contributions to our communities and a safe, productive environment for our employees.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Journeyman Lineman, you will safely provide customers with service in line construction and maintenance of the corporate distribution system.

You will be responsible for:

  • Performing routine line work, both underground and overhead construction, line maintenance and electrical service.
  • Working on energized lines without supervision.
  • Understanding all circuits used on the system and the related safety requirements.
  • Reading and accurately interpreting maps, specifications, staking sheets, and complex diagrams.
  • Connecting temporary service and converting temporary service to permanent service.
  • Installing and maintaining large power transformer banks.
  • Assisting in substation operation and maintenance.
  • Participating in scheduled on-call time (providing service at times other than normal working hours)

KEY COMPETENCIES:


  • Strong focus on safety:
    Working knowledge of the hazards that exist in the form of falls, electric shock, electric flash, falling objects, and traffic

  • Highly competent in electricity:
    Knowledge of the Rural Utilities Service Specifications and Guidelines, substations, switching devices, transformer banks, oil circuit breakers, voltage regulators, line fuses, line currents, and voltage levels. Adheres to bucket weight limits and participates in bucket truck and pole-top rescue training.

  • Strong analytical abilities:
    Able to gather relevant data using appropriate methodologies and analyze that data in such a manner that valid conclusions and insinuations can be drawn that assist in making important business decisions.

  • Demonstrates leadership skills:
    Able to assume a role of authority, as necessary; sets an example for coworkers; delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions and take personal accountability for decisions.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Satisfactory completion of an approved 4 year power line apprenticeship education and training program.
  • Must possess a valid Indiana Class ‘A’ Commercial Driver’s Licenses
  • Must maintain primary residence within the lesser of a) a ten (10) mile radius of the CWREMC Delphi facility or b) be able to report within 20 minutes of receiving an emergency call, under normal driving conditions, to the CWREMC Delphi facility.


DESIRED 7 COOPERATIVE PRINCIPAL COMMITMENTS:

  • Voluntary and Open Membership
  • Democratic Member Control
  • Member’s Economic Participation
  • Autonomy and Independence
  • Education, Training, and Information
  • Cooperative Among Cooperatives
  • Concern For the Community


CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

At Carroll White REMC we have diverse employment opportunities such as information technology, accounting, marketing, engineering and operations, to name a few. You can feel good about what you do as our staff receives satisfaction knowing that their work makes a difference by directly improving people’s lives.

Our company is big enough to allow you the opportunity to stay educated on the latest technology and training, yet small enough to maintain a personal connection with our employees. Carroll White REMC puts a lot of corporate energy into our employees’ personal growth and skills development. We recognize that our employees are our most valuable assets, so we have developed a culture which takes care of our employees by offering an excellent benefit package and by providing opportunities for the future.

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