On May 11, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt signed an executive order creating the Rural Electrification Administration. Just over a year later...
Seeking up to three line technicians to join our team. The ideal candidates must have a high school diploma or a GED. Must have certification of completion of a JPEC approved apprenticeship program. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Must have the physical ability/agility for extended periods of standing, bending, pushing, pulling, climbing and lifting (up to 100 lbs.) Must be knowledgeable of the National Electrical Safety Code; knowledge of RUS Specifications regarding line construction and maintenance, desirable. Must have detailed knowledge of all safety requirements of the work being performed. Must have experience in overhead and underground construction and maintenance. Must be able to work in severe weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat and cold). Must be able to carry out instructions, meet work schedules, and exchange work information as necessary to expedite workflow. Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be able to communicate via radio and telephone with JPEC personnel. Must be able to work under pressure and deal with people under difficult circumstances. Must have a good aptitude for math. Must be able to work overtime when necessary and accept call-outs after regular working hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and during emergencies. Must be able to travel and participate in designated training programs. Must maintain good attendance and punctuality record. Must recognize matters of confidential nature and keep them confidential. Candidate may be asked to demonstrate their ability to climb poles and perform work off hooks in addition to performing aerial lift work. Successful candidate must live within a 30-minute drive to JPEC.
JPEC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Applications are available by clicking here. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
Mail your application/resume and supporting documentation to: P.O. Box 4030, Paducah, KY 42002, ATTN: Human Resources or apply online at indeed.com (Search for Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation). No applications will be accepted after 6:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017.
Jackson Purchase Energy is an equal opportunity provider and employer.