Arkansas Electric Cooperative

  • Foreman – Line Construction

    Job Locations US-AR-Arkansas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1577
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Construction
    Min Pay Rate
    USD $33.00/Yr.
    Max Pay Rate
    USD $33.00/Yr.
  • Overview

    Foreman – Line Construction

    Construction – Full Time

     *This position qualifies for the AECC/AECI employee referral program

     

    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 Line Construction Foreman supervises the work of a crew involved in construction and maintenance of distribution and transmission power lines. We’re looking for someone who maintains a high degree of situational awareness to meet continually changing conditions with a fresh and adaptable approach. 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.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Supervises line crews in framing, setting poles and installing conductors on energized or de-energized lines.
    • Submits work and other required reports to the Construction office on a weekly basis.
    • Has a good understanding of safety rules and company policies and promotes good relations with other crew members, patron cooperatives and the general public.
    • Supplies general foreman with information on material needs on a timely basis.
    • Interprets construction plans and specifications of work to be performed and inspects work to insure compliance with these specifications.
    • Sees that preventative maintenance of equipment is accomplished.
    • Maintains contact with the construction office on at least a bi-weekly basis to advise of progress, job related problems, and material and equipment needs.
    • Performs the duties and responsibilities common to all in a managerial or supervisory position.
    • Prepares and submits employment records to construction office.

    Minimum Qualifications

     *As a condition of employment, this position requires a post-offer, pre-employment Fitness for Duty Exam

    • High School Diploma or GED, plus specialized training, plus 7 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License is required.
    • 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 out of state storm recovery work to include working throughout the US.
    • Must be prepared with and willing to 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
    • Paid Time Off
    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability
    • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program
     

     

     

     

    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.

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