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The City of Centralia has a full-time opening for a Journeyman Lineman in the Electric Department. Duties and salary depending upon experience with the possibility for advancement. Automatic pay increase after completion of 6-month probationary period, and scheduled 5% pay increases April 1, 2022, and April 1, 2023. 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. Rotating on-call schedule is required every fifth weekend.

Assists in the maintenance of existing overhead & underground power lines to ensure uninterrupted service. Participates in the construction of new power lines. Participates in the installation of new transformers. Inspects and replaces capacitors. Installs and maintains customer service drops. Trims tree limbs and branches to allow proper power line clearance. Maintains records of voltage used in city. Repairs and maintains 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. Tests 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. Official City of Centralia application form must be and draft job description from City Clerk, City of Centralia, 114 S. Rollins, Centralia, MO 65240, (573) 682-2139. Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer. Applications accepted until position is filled.

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