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Colorado Springs Utilities Electric Line Troubleshooter in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Electric Line Troubleshooter

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $48.00

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 5/31/19

Electric Line Troubleshooter

The Electric Line Troubleshooter is responsible for performing a wide variety of specialized duties as an Electric Troubleshooter, without access to immediate supervision. This position will quickly and correctly respond to emergency outages and calls for service, identifying problems and making or arranging for repairs. Individual must maintain knowledge of current distribution system changes and modifications; follow established field switching procedures; communicate effectively with customers, Distribution System Operators, and other department field and supervisory personnel.

T his position requires the successful candidate to live within Colorado Springs Utilities Service Territory within 5 months of date of hire. In addition, if selected, you will need to work overtime, weekends, holidays, etc. as business needs dictate.

In this role, you will:

  • Working in hazardous areas close to energized lines and underground vaults

  • Performing Distribution and Transmission Switching to accommodate repairs and clearances

  • Scheduling outages with customers and electricians for new construction and projects

  • Working independently

  • Performing physical aspects of line construction and maintenance

  • Applying safety standards in completing work assignments

Why should you apply? If you are forward-thinking, customer-focused individual who thrives on challenges in an ever-changing environment, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

What will it take to be successful? While most candidates will have successfully completed a certified Line Technician Apprenticeship program, a valid CDL Class A driver’s license, and have at least two to four years two to four years’ experience working as a journey level line technician, we are most interested in your demonstrated professional skills and accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Distribution Switching to accommodate repairs and clearances

  • Transmission Switching to accommodate repairs and clearances

  • Scheduling outages

  • Working independently (Climbing and Switching)

  • Performing physical aspects of line construction and maintenance

  • Electrical systems principles, voltage requirements, equipment, installation, and maintenance

  • What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you...

As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.

We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.

We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

Accessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.

E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft