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Colorado Springs Utilities Journey Power Line Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Journey Power Line Technician

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $54.11

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 11/22/22

Journey Power Line Technician

Colorado Springs is considered one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. Our city is a particularly popular place to live for professionals, millennials, and families – thanks to its diverse neighborhoods, easy access to nature and adventure, and beautiful parks. Join our team at Colorado Springs Utilities as a Journey Power Line Technician. Here you'll find more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to live in a top-rated city, connect with other professionals in your field, and provide hometown service to a thriving community. You'll use your knowledge and skills to install and maintain overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems.

Colorado Springs Utilities has been recognized with the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The Diamond status is the highest status awarded by the APPA; recognizing our utility for having some of the highest ratings among the nation's 2,000 public utilities in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements. Come see what it’s like to live in a top-rated community and be part of a utility committed to its employees, customers, and community! Check us out here:

Starting pay rate for a Journey Line Technician is $51.53/hr. Your pay rate will increase to $54.11/hr. upon successfully completing probation (typically 6 months ).

Nature of the work:

  • Installing underground or overhead electrical lines by laying pipe, pulling wire, and setting meters

  • Constructing, maintaining, and testing electrical systems and related equipment

  • Repairing, maintaining, and troubleshooting street light systems, poles, luminaries, and circuits

  • Switching or rerouting electrical systems using proper sequencing and connections

  • Assuring compliance with safety standards and work practices

  • Operating line construction vehicles and equipment including wire-pullers, bucket and boom trucks, and various hand tools

  • Preparing materials for line construction and charging materials to appropriate job

  • Logging completed work orders and preparing reports

  • Assisting in training Line Technician apprentices

  • Provide emergency response after hours to restore power and repair infrastructure as needed

  • Must be willing to work in adverse work and weather conditions and is subject to overtime and standby hours

  • Comply with the safety and health program in support of an incident and injury-free workplace

Education and Experience:

  • Qualified candidates will have completed a certified Line Technician apprenticeship program

  • A valid CDL Class A driver’s license is required

  • Two or more years of experience working as a journey line technician is preferred

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

With just under 2000 employees and 6 divisions, Colorado Springs Utilities provides horizontal and vertical growth opportunities for our enterprising employees. Colorado Springs Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you and your family protect your health and financial security.

  • Medical – Select from three medical plans including a Health Savings Account compatible plan

  • Voluntary Wellness Program – Earn incentives, gift cards, and gym membership reimbursements

  • Dental – Select from two plans including orthodontia coverage

  • Vision Insurance – Voluntary plan covering a full range of vision care services

  • Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses

  • Disability Insurance –Short-Term and Long-Term coverage provides income replacement for illness or injury

  • Life Insurance – Term life coverage with the option to purchase supplemental coverage

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, personal leave, sick leave, holidays, jury and bereavement

  • Vacation Buy – Purchase additional vacation time

  • Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employees and the organization.

  • Retirement Saving Programs - Supplement your pension with PERA 401(k) or PERA Roth 401(k), ICMA Roth IRA, ICMA 457 or 457 Roth plan

  • Educational Assistance – Financial assistance for qualifying courses

  • Additional Benefits - Employee Assistance Program, and Long-Term Care Insurance


  • All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.

  • Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

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.

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Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft