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National Grid Line Mechanic C in Cortland, New York

About the Position:

We are presently seeking a Line Mechanic C for an opening in Cortland, NY. In addition to a starting wage of $46.44 per hour, we offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation, tuition assistance and more.

Under direct supervision, to do all types of work involved in the construction, rearrangement, operation and maintenance of either transmission or distribution circuits. Under general supervision, in rural areas and occasionally or periodically in urban areas, to locate and correct trouble on energized distribution circuits and overhead series street lighting circuits or perform similar work on de-energized transmission circuits.

Job Qualifications :

  • Should have three and one-half years' total experience as Line Mechanic Helper or Line Mechanic Driver and Line Mechanic A and B, at least two years of which shall have been as Line Mechanic B;

  • Must be a qualified Journeyman Lineman (at least 5 years experience as a lineman)

  • Must have a valid drivers license

  • Must possess a CDL (Commercial Driver's License) and a DOT Medical Card)

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Must pass pre-employment validated company test(s).

  • Ability and willingness to work around hazardous/heavy equipment and energized electrical equipment

  • Ability and willingness to wear and use safety equipment as required by Company safety rules and federal, state and local regulations.

  • Ability and willingness to travel to various Company locations and remote job sites.

  • Ability and willingness to work different schedules, on holidays and weekends and overtime as required.

  • Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments including all weather conditions, at elevated heights (above 30 feet) and in confined spaces.

  • Must a good knowledge of Company line practices and standards, phasing and phase rotation on polyphase circuits, and ability to make polyphase transformer installations;

  • A good knowledge of the transmission and distribution systems in the area to which the employee is assigned.

  • Must pass physical abilities examination;

NOTE: In accordance with the Labor Agreement extension, this position is eligible to be classified as a Day Worker or Scheduled Worker.


  • Hourly/$46.44

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.