Borough of Park Ridge Electric Utilities
Experienced Electrical Lineman
The Borough of Park Ridge Electric Utility is responsible for serving over 4000 electric customers. We are seeking a qualified applicant for an experienced utility lineman (NJ Civil Service Title - Line Worker). Responsible for performing skilled work in Overhead / Underground distribution construction, maintenance and repair of energized and de-energized electrical distribution lines (up to 4KV) and de-energized sub-transmission lines (up to 26KV). Responsible for installations, maintenance, and repair of underground electric distribution systems. Also responsible for substation switching.
Duties include but are not limited to the following: construction and maintenance of the Borough’s overhead and underground electric distribution lines. Responsible for emergency restoration on energized and de-energized services, secondary and primary conductors and equipment. Assisting with the periodic troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, and switching at the Borough’s two electric substations. Position is 5-day 40-hour work week (no shifts) and on call as needed.
Minimum Requirements include the following: 5 years minimum electric distribution construction experience. Must be qualified to work on energized electric distribution lines (up to 4KV), de-energized sub-transmission lines, secondary lines, residential services, and underground electric distribution systems without direct supervision. Must be able to climb wood poles, operate a bucket truck and perform pole top rescues. Must follow all safe work practices. Requires advanced skills in math, reading comprehension, and advanced verbal communication skills. Must have a high level of attention to detail and mechanical aptitude. May be required to work weekends, evenings and holidays for emergencies. Commercial Driver’s License class B is required (class A preferred).
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Employment would be subject to New Jersey Civil Service certification. Qualified applicants should submit resume to: Paul Longo, Director of Operations, Borough of Park Ridge, 53 Park Ave, Park Ridge, NJ 07656. (Phone: 201-391-2129) Send e-mail to email@example.com