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Evergy, Inc. Lineman - Journeyman in Kansas City, Missouri


JOB TITLE: Lineman - Journeyman


DEPARTMENT : Line Department

LOCATIONS: Kansas City, Missouri (Multiple Locations)

PAY: $52.66

Headquartered in both Kansas City and Topeka, Evergy employs about 4,900 people who are dedicated to empowering a better future. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for Lineman – Splicer Journeyman at multiple locations, wage rate $52.66.


Constructs, tests, maintains, removes, repairs, and operates the underground and overhead distribution system. Performs all electrical and non- electrical related duties. Does substation work requiring the skills and knowledge of a Journeyman Lineman. Performs all work in a safe manner and in accordance with the Company’s established safety rules and guidelines. Participates in regular safety training as scheduled. Drives and keeps trucks, equipment, and tools in clean condition and makes written report of vehicle or equipment trouble to Fleet Services. Mounts and removes chains when necessary. Performs minor, operator - level service on trucks in the field that does not require the installation or removal of parts. Helps or changes tires in the field. Operates equipment necessary to perform work assigned including, but not limited to, bucket trucks, digger derricks, pressure diggers, boom trucks, trenchers, and other equipment. Performs tree trimming when necessary to accomplish the work. Performs other minor duties of a similar or related nature that are incidental to the work of this classification and not in conflict with the collective bargaining agreement.


EDUCATION: High School or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: Candidates who have not performed the work of Journeyman Lineman at Evergy must be able to document successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship program for Journeyman Lineman or have a minimum of two years’ work experience as a Journeyman Lineman. Experience must include documented, satisfactory performance of all standard tasks and responsibilities of a distribution lineman working for a public electrical utility and/or recognized utility contracting company.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Must be able to perform all essential job functions as identified by the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions.

GENERAL: Must have Class A CDL and be D.O.T certified as required by federal law

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Job Field: Lineman/Line Craft