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Colorado Springs Utilities  Line Specialist Cable Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Line Specialist Cable Technician

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $50.07

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date

Line Specialist Cable Technician

This job is eligible for relocation assistance to aid with the costs associated with moving to the Colorado Springs area.

Colorado Springs Utilities cultivates a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. Our employees know they make a difference every day by providing critical services to the public while living and working in a city consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the United States. Here you'll find more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to connect with other professionals, realize work-life balance, and enjoy the place you call home while providing hometown service to a thriving community.

As a Line Specialist Cable Technician, you will be responsible for the operational needs and minor maintenance on our distribution system. You will work with Planning and Engineering, Construction & Maintenance, and Distribution Control, performing a wide variety of technical duties while ensuring safety compliance on job sites.

Colorado Springs Utilities was recently awarded the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The Diamond status is the highest status awarded by the APPA; recognizing Colorado Springs Utilities has some of the highest ratings among the nation's 2,000 public utilities in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in beautiful Colorado Springs,

Starting pay rate for a Line Specialist cable technician is $47.69/hr. Your pay rate will increase to $50.07/hr. upon successfully completing probation (typically 6 months).

As a Line Specialist Cable Technician, you will impact the following:

  • Respond to Underground outages to assist in service restoration

  • Setting up clearances and hotline holds for emergency power restoration.

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

  • 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

  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations and work procedures

  • Reviewing technical documents and designs for accuracy

  • The successful candidate will be subject to working in adverse work and weather conditions and is subject to overtime and stand-by hours.

Who you are…

To be considered, you must have completed a certified Line Technician Apprenticeship program. Highly qualified candidates will also bring two or more years of experience working as a journey-level line technician. A valid CDL Class A Driver’s License is required. Additionally, we seek 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

Our Commitment…

Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families, through our comprehensive benefits program.

  • 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

  • To learn more about who we are and what we do, visit


  • Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. If selected for an interview, we may leverage remote technology solutions including the enhanced use of email, telephone, and video solutions as part of the hiring process where possible.

  • All postings will close at 11:59 pm 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 .

  • 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