Line Foreman - Electric Department

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The City of Centralia has a full-time opening for a Line Foreman in the Electric Department. Duties and salary depending upon experience. Automatic pay increase after completion of 6-month probationary period. Requires successful completion of a four-year accredited line worker apprentice program that includes at least 7,500 hours of on-the-job training, valid Missouri Driver’s License with Class B Commercial Driver’s License, and must possess a valid Dept. of Labor Journeyman Lineman Certification. Rotating on-call schedule is required every fifth weekend and on-call during the work week.

Supervises, coordinates, and participates in the maintenance of existing overhead & underground power lines to ensure uninterrupted service. Supervises, coordinates, and participates in the construction of new power lines. Supervises, coordinates and participates in the installation of new transformers. Supervises, coordinates and participates in inspecting and replacing capacitors. Supervises, coordinates and participates in Installing and maintaining customer service drops. Oversees and participates in the trimming of tree limbs and branches to allow proper power line clearance. Maintains records of voltage used in city. Oversee and participate in the repairs and maintenance of street and security lighting systems. Directs and instructs Apprentice Lineman on proper methods and procedures used in power line construction and maintenance. Maintains monthly vehicle utilization records, daily work records and inventory records. Oversees and participates in testing electric meters, using electric meter testing device. Performs duties as needed or assigned. Assists other departments as needed or assigned.

Excellent benefits package: City-paid medical, dental, & vision insurance for employee and dependent children, LAGERS retirement (non-contributory with Rule of 80), 10 paid City-observed holidays plus two floating holidays per year, and paid vacation, sick leave, and bereavement leave. Applications may be obtained and returned to Centralia City Hall or completed online here. For any questions regarding the position please contact the City Clerk, City of Centralia, 114 S. Rollins, Centralia, MO 65240, (573) 682-2139. 

The City of Centralia is an equal opportunity employer and e-verify employer. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other legally protected status. Equal access to the hiring process, services, and employment is available to all individuals. Applicants requiring accommodations to application or interview process should contact the City Clerk.


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