Colorado Springs Utilities Power Line Technician (Journey Level) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Power Line Technician (Journey Level)
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft
Pay Range $39.00 to $44.50
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Posting Close Date
Power Line Technician (Journey Level)
Colorado Springs is the third most desired place to live in the United States (according to U.S. News & World Report, 2019). Our city is a particularly popular place to live for professionals, millennials, and families – thanks to its reasonably priced neighborhoods, easy access to nature and adventure, and our beautiful parks.
Join the Colorado Springs Utilities team, as a Power Line Technician (Journey Level). 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 providing hometown service to a thriving community. If you choose to join our team you will find yourself using your knowledge and skills to install, maintain overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems.
Finally, our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. That’s why we invest in our employees through a comprehensive benefit and wellness plan, generous vacation and sick time, tuition assistance, training and development opportunities, and a substantial pension (PERA) program. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in a sought-after community. Want to know more about Colorado Springs? Look here: http://www.choosecoloradosprings.com
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
Complying with the safety and health program in support of an incident and injury-free workplace
The successful candidate will be subject to working in adverse work and weather conditions and is subject to overtime and standby hours.
What you’ll bring to the table:
You will have successfully completed a certified Power Line Technician Apprenticeship program, have a valid CDL Class A driver’s license. The ideal candidate will also have at least two to four years’ experience working as a journey-level technician.
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
ATTENTION: Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hiring for a variety of positions. Interviews for many positions will leverage remote technology solutions, to include the enhanced use of email, telephone and video solutions where possible. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.
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. In addition to a competitive wage, Colorado Springs Utilities offers a variety of benefits. For more information on our benefits, visithttps://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/benefits/ .
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.
For more information regarding applicant rights, visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
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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: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . 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 participate in work visa programs or sponsorship of 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 on a permanent basis
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft