Colorado Springs Utilities Line Cable Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Line Cable Specialist

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $43.35 to $45.08

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 2/28/18

Line Cable Specialist

Energy Operations has an opening for a qualified journey level Line Cable Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will be a key contributor to maintaining our electric infrastructure which is approximately 80% underground. This position is responsible for the operational needs and minor maintenance of our distribution system. In this role, you will work with Planning and Engineering, Construction & Maintenance, and Distribution Control to keep our electric system up and running. You will perform a wide variety of technical duties, and will be responsible for ensuring safety compliance on job sites.

In this role, you will be subject to stand by duty.

As an Electric Line Cable Specialist, you will be:

  • Ensuring quality of work performed in compliance with standard operating policies

  • Performing clean up and safe handling of hazardous waste from system equipment

  • Performing Distribution and Transmission Switching to accommodate repairs and clearances

  • Setting up clearances and hotline holds for emergency power restoration

  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations and work procedures

  • Reviewing technical documents and designs for accuracy

  • Assisting in the construction, maintenance and removal of underground and overhead power lines and equipment

  • Rotating to the Downtown Network Crew

What will it take to be successful? While most candidates will have successfully completed a certified Line Technician Apprenticeship program, the ideal candidate will possess a valid CDL Class A driver’s license, and have at least 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:

  • Performing physical aspects of line construction and maintenance

  • Applying safety standards in completing work assignments

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

  • Interpreting specifications, schematics and written instructions

  • Metering principles and practices

  • Installing and maintaining electrical distribution and transmissions systems

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

  • We value people and demonstrate your value through a supportive work environment, generous time off and great benefits

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential! For more information and to apply, visit

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. 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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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