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Moorhead Public Service: Lineman

Moorhead Public Service

This is a Full-time position in Fargo, ND posted April 12, 2021.

Under general supervision, this position maintains, repairs, and installs Moorhead Public Service’s (MPS’) electric distribution and transmission systems; works with or on energized conductors of all voltages; responds to electric outages; performs streetlight and traffic signal maintenance and installation; and ensures that power is supplied to all internal and external customers without disruption.JOB DUTIES OR ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:* Maintains, repairs, and installs MPS’ electric distribution and transmission systems.* Works with or on energized conductors of all voltages in accordance with prescribed company methods.* Responds to electric outages.* Performs streetlight and traffic signal maintenance and installation.* Attends and participates in job safety and training programs.* Keeps alert at all times to observe and report or correct any unsafe or unsatisfactory system condition.* Performs material handling.* Follows established line switching and clearance procedures.* Assists in locating underground electric, water, and fiber infrastructure.* Locates underground electric faults.* Assists other MPS crews as needed and in emergencies.* Attends and participates in job safety and training programs.* Participates in standby duty rotation.* Responds to, and performs, a fair share of required overtime.* Performs other duties as requested.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the formal education, experience, and training required.Education: Graduate of a one-year electric lineworker program at a vocational or technical school.Experience: Three (3) years of lineworker experience.Trainings, Certificates, Licenses, and Other Requirements* Class A Commercial Driver’s License valid in the state of Minnesota.* Reside within a 20-minute drive time of MPS’ Dispatch/Operations Center in order to comply with policies related to standby duty rotation.* Personal qualities consistent with MPS’ Culture Values be positive, be appreciative of others, be respectful, be a team player, and be engaged.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:The requirements listed below are representative of the formal education, experience, and training preferred in order to exceptionally perform all of the functions of this position.Education: Graduate of a two-year electric lineworker program at a vocational or technical school.Experience: Five (5) years of lineworker experience.Trainings, Certificates, and Licenses: Certified as a journeyman lineworker.COMPLEXITY: While performing the normal duties of this job, there are related steps, processes, and methods that require this position to recognize clear differences in a variety of situations.RESPONSIBILITY:* Supervision* General supervision is provided while performing the normal duties of this job.* This position exhibits no formal supervisory responsibilities but may coordinate work with other individuals as a team member.Impact: While performing the normal duties of this job, this position’s work affects the overall efficiency and image of MPS.REQUIRED PHYSICAL ABILITIES AND WORK CONDITIONS: The physical demands and work conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, this position:* May occasionally crawl, sit, finger or keystroke, and smell; frequently climb stairs, bend/stoop, kneel, crouch, squat, reach above shoulder level, walk, push or pull 100 lbs., lift 100 lbs., carry 100 lbs., feel, talk, and use repetitive motions; and continuously balance, stand, hear, and drive.* Will use close vision, far vision, depth perception, visual acuteness, color vision, and peripheral vision.* Will use their right hand and left hand for simple handling or grasping, firm handling or grasping, and fine handling or manipulation.* Will use their right foot and left foot for repetitive motions.Work Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, this position will experience exposure to exposure to inside and outside environmental conditions; exposure to noise, dust, fumes, gases, chemicals, or oils requiring special mitigating precautions or protective gear; works with high voltage; work around moving mechanical parts; work in close quarters; exposure to extreme heat and extreme cold; and work at unguarded heights.WAGE AND APPLICATION INFORMATION: The 2021 wage is $28.02 to $46.77 per hour.

This position is represented by IBEW union wages and benefits apply.Anyone interested in applying for a position at Moorhead Public Service (MPS) must complete an official MPS Application for Employment in order to be considered for employment with MPS.

Applications are available at www.Mpsutility.Com/employment or by calling 218.477.8000, Option 4.Upon completion of an MPS Application for Employment, you can submit the application in one of three ways:1.

Print and mail to:Moorhead Public ServiceC/o Employment OpportunitiesP.

O.

Box 779Moorhead, MN 56561-07792.

Scan and e-mail to jobs@mpsutility.com (or click on the ”apply” button).

If you do not receive immediate confirmation that we received your e-mail (via an automated message), please call 218.477.8000, Option 4, to confirm receipt of your e-mail.(NOTE: Depending upon your computer’s software, you might not be able to save the MPS Application, so you will need to print it and then scan it before e-mailing it to us.)3.

Print and fax to 218.477.8020, Attention: Employment Opportunities.Closing date: Monday, April 19, 2021.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

This job notice should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive responsibilities of the position.

Other duties may be required by the supervisor.

The job notice does not constitute an employment contract between the employer and the employee.

It is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.Recblid ku1ljk4k27q2z4czsxwb7miqf6mvzi