Arkansas Electric Cooperative

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1st Class Line Worker CDL

1st Class Line Worker CDL

Job ID 
2017-1295
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-OK-Oklahoma
Posted Date 
10/12/2017
Department 
Construction
Min Pay Rate 
USD $29.00/Hr.
Max Pay Rate 
USD $29.00/Hr.

More information about this job

Overview

1st Class Line Worker - CDL

Location Varies

Construction Department – Full Time

 

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

 

A 1st Class Line Worker holding a CDL constructs and maintains electrical distribution and transmission systems. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and strive to push forward AECI’s mission.

 

NOTE: This position is not with a member cooperative. AECI contracts to member cooperatives and others as needed. This contract work could include working for cities, municipalities and gas companies.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Installs poles, conductor, transformers, meters, hardware on energized lines or de-energized lines in keeping with specifications and customer requirements.
  • Reviews plans and specifications.
  • Operates a vehicle with a GVW rating in excess of 26,000 pounds requiring a Class A CDL license. Operates bucket truck digger-derrick and other equipment on job site, as required.
  • Informs supervisor of equipment and materials required to complete jobs. Assists foreman in carrying out work plans.
  • Trains other crew members in construction of electrical systems as directed by crew foreman.
  • Performs basic maintenance on equipment.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

·        High School Diploma or equivalent, plus 4 to 5 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·        Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License

·        Ability to travel up to 100% of work week

·        Ability to work 10 hour shifts, 4 days a week with overtime as needed

·        During storm season, expect in and out of state storm recovery work

·        Must wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times. All PPE must meet safety standard as required by AECI

 

Preferred Qualifications

·       CPR and First Aid training

Benefits

·        401(k) Retirement Plan

·        Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

·        9 Paid holidays.

·        Educational assistance

·        Vacation and sick leave accruals

·        Short-term disability

·        Long-term disability

·        Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

Ready to begin your career with AECI? Apply online at www.aecc.com!

 

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

 

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.