Applications are now being accepted for regular full-time work for a certified Lineman with a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Journeyman Lineman and three (3) years as an Apprentice Lineman. Consideration will be given for qualified apprentice in final step of apprenticeship program (salary at 90% until experience requirements and WA State Journeyman Lineman status achieved). The Lineman position performs journey-level installation, maintenance, modification, troubleshooting and repair of the City electrical power distribution and street lighting system. The Lineman position requires considerable knowledge of the electric utility’s equipment, facilities, layout and operations, and proficiency in the operation of any of the equipment utilized by the Department. Other experience in the electric field is desirable. The proposed start date for this position is in March, 2017.
Applicant must have a valid State of Washington CDL and a driving record free of any significant moving violations, valid State of Washington Journeyman Electrical Lineman Certificate or records for apprenticeship program, State of Washington Flagger’s Certificate, and First Aid and/or CPR Certification. Additional requirements are in the Journeyman Lineman Job Description. This position participates in the Public Employees Retirement System and is not affiliated with I.B.E.W.
Qualified persons are required to submit a cover letter, resume, supplemental qualifications material, and a City of Blaine Employment Application to Attention: City Clerk, 435 Martin Street, Suite 3000, Blaine, WA 98230. The job description, application form, and supplemental qualifications material is located below. The first review deadline is 4:30 pm on Friday, January 20, 2017; open until filled. Applicant will be required to pass a background check and drug test. The City of Blaine is an equal opportunity employer.
Supplemental Qualifications Checklist
Supplemental Qualifications Questionnaire