Author Topic: City of Mankato - Apprentice to Journeyman Lineman Position  (Read 193 times)


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City of Mankato Kansas
Hiring Salary Range: $25-$35 DOQ                                 Closing Date: Open until filled
Position Title:  Apprentice to Journeyman Lineman         Position Type: Fulltime

Minimum Work Schedule/Requirements:  Monday-Friday, 8 hours a day, 8am-5pm

Primary job function and duties:   The successful candidate must be able to exercise a high degree of self-discipline and independent judgement.   This will be skilled work in the construction and maintenance of the city’s electrical distribution system.  Work will have a potential to be hazardous due to energized electrical circuits, conductors, and accessories.  This position will install and maintain electrical distribution lines, hardware, transformers switches, fuses, insulators, and any related equipment.  Must be proficient in operating an electrical boom truck, winch truck, digger, and any related equipment.  Will maintain the city street light system, remove fells or dangerous trees, limbs, interfering with electric lines.  Routinely check voltage and amps on city electrical lines. Reads electric meters, sets and climbs poles, and operates specialized tools related to the job.  In addition, this position will assist other departments as needed when primary work is slow.  Must attend all safety training and schools required to maintain certification.  Must have the ability to interact with staff, citizens, contractors, and governing body in a professional, courteous, respectful manner.  This position will be on-call to respond to emergencies. 

The job is NON-EXEMPT under FLSA.

Minimum Qualifications: ·   

Class “A” CDL required·   
High School diploma·   
Valid Kansas driver’s license·   
Knowledge of exterior primary and secondary power ·   
Valid Kansas driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:·   
Journeyman Certification or ability to obtain one within six months of employment·   
Some supervisory experience a plus·   
Proficient with computers and Microsoft Office

Where to apply:

Interested applicants can obtain an application and job description at the City Office, 217 S. High St, Mankato, Kansas 66956. Contact City Hall at 785-378-3141 for additional information.  Resumes are welcome, in addition to the application

Special Notes Concerning This Position: The City of Mankato offers careers at a competitive wage, health insurance, KPERS retirement, vacation, sick pay, and other benefits.  Must live with 30 minutes of the City of Mankato.   Must list a minimum of three references on application.[/u]