1,000-Hour Apprentice Lineman

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Website Nishnabotna Valley REC

1000-Hour Apprentice Lineman – Nishnabotna Valley Rural Electric Cooperative is seeking qualified applicants for the position of 1000-HOUR APPRENTICE LINEMAN.

We are a member-owned electric distribution cooperative located in Southwest Iowa currently serving over 5000 meters in parts of 6 counties.

This position would be located in Harlan, IA, located just off of Hwy. 44 and 59, within minutes of excellent schools, a local hospital, Prairie Rose State Park and more.

Employment type: 1,000-Hour Apprentice Lineman.
Apprentice Linemen applicants will be hired as 1,000-Hour employees with the potential to be hired Full-Time based on performance. If offered a Full-Time position, the candidate must also be willing to reside within 15 miles of headquarters.

Regular working hours: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday (with overtime as necessary)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Perform line construction and maintenance of overhead and underground distribution lines under the supervision of a Foreman.
Patrol the line and check for defective materials, equipment, or unsafe conditions; notify foreman or supervisor of problems found. Perform the duties of groundman and lineman. See that the trucks, tools, and assigned equipment are properly used and kept in good working order. Understand considerable hazards that exist, including falls, electric shock, electric flash, automobile traffic, and falling objects. Understand and utilize safety equipment. Learn and comply with all safety policies, OSHA rules and regulations. Ability to read, write, and utilize computers or tablets is also required.

Requirements: Licenses & Certifications: Applicant must possess a HS Diploma and a Diploma/Degree from an accredited Utility Line Program. A valid Class A CDL with appropriate endorsements is required.

Apply online at www.nvrec.com, using Indeed, LinkedIn, or send resume, with wage history and three professional references to:
Nishnabotna Valley REC
ATTN: HR Dept. Kara Meiners
1317 Chatburn Ave., PO Box 714
Harlan, IA 51537.

All applicants who are selected for a position within Nishnabotna Valley REC are required to pass a pre-employment physical examination, background check, motor vehicle driving record queue, and drug test when employed