Arkansas Electric Cooperative

  • 3rd Class Line Worker CDL

    Job Locations US-AR-Arkansas
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 11:53 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Line Worker
    Min Pay Rate
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Max Pay Rate
    USD $17.00/Hr.
  • Overview

    3rd Class Line Worker - CDL

    Location Varies

    Construction Department – 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 3rd Class Line Worker constructs and maintains electrical distribution and transmission lines. 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. Contract work could include working for cities, municipalities and gas companies.



    • Frames and installs poles on distribution and transmission.
    • Assists lineman on pole by sending up materials.
    • Climbs energized and de-energized poles, installs anchors and operates vehicles as directed.
    • Maintains job-site in a neat and orderly condition.

    Minimum Qualifications

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

    • 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Valid CDL 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, in and out of state storm recovery work is required.
    • 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


    • 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




    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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