Under general supervision, this position maintains, repairs, and installs Moorhead Public Service’s (MPS’) electric distribution and transmission systems; works with or on energized conductors of all voltages; responds to electric outages; performs streetlight and traffic signal maintenance and installation; and ensures that power is supplied to all internal and external customers without disruption.
JOB DUTIES OR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the formal education, experience, and training required.
Graduate of a one-year electric lineworker program at a vocational or technical school.
Three (3) years of lineworker experience.
Trainings, Certificates, Licenses, and Other Requirements
The requirements listed below are representative of the formal education, experience, and training preferred in order to exceptionally perform all of the functions of this position.
Graduate of a two-year electric lineworker program at a vocational or technical school.
Five (5) years of lineworker experience.
Trainings, Certificates, and Licenses
Certified as a journeyman lineworker.
While performing the normal duties of this job, there are related steps, processes, and methods that require this position to recognize clear differences in a variety of situations.
General supervision is provided while performing the normal duties of this job.
This position exhibits no formal supervisory responsibilities but may coordinate work with other individuals as a team member.
While performing the normal duties of this job, this position’s work affects the overall efficiency and image of MPS.
REQUIRED PHYSICAL ABILITIES AND WORK CONDITIONS
The physical demands and work conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, this position:
While performing the duties of this job, this position will experience exposure to exposure to inside and outside environmental conditions; exposure to noise, dust, fumes, gases, chemicals, or oils requiring special mitigating precautions or protective gear; works with high voltage; work around moving mechanical parts; work in close quarters; exposure to extreme heat and extreme cold; and work at unguarded heights.
WAGE AND APPLICATION INFORMATION:
The 2021 wage is $28.02 to $46.77 per hour. This position is represented by IBEW – union wages and benefits apply.
Anyone interested in applying for a position at Moorhead Public Service (MPS) must complete an official MPS Application for Employment in order to be considered for employment with MPS. Applications are available at www.mpsutility.com/employment or by calling 218.477.8000, Option 4.
Upon completion of an MPS Application for Employment, you can submit the application in one of three ways:
(NOTE: Depending upon your computer’s software, you might not be able to save the MPS Application, so you will need to print it and then scan it before e-mailing it to us.)
Closing date: Monday, April 19, 2021.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks. This job notice should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive responsibilities of the position. Other duties may be required by the supervisor. The job notice does not constitute an employment contract between the employer and the employee. It is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.