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Eversource Energy Lineworker II-NH in Newport, New Hampshire

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The Lineworker II constructs, installs, repairs, maintains, and removes distribution and transmission circuits, substation’s and associated facilities. Other duties of the position include rigging poles on both energized and de-energized circuits, installing transformers, voltage regulators, capacitors and reclosure's, replacing fuses, working on underground equipment and making repairs on energized equipment. In addition, the Lineworker II may be required to perform tasks generally associated with lower rated classifications. This position requires mechanical aptitude, manual and finger dexterity, the ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions and climb and work on poles and structures. The ultimate wage rate for this position is $43.59/hour.


The successful candidate must meet the requirements associated with standby coverage and provide such coverage. Other requirements of this position include the ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's license (Class A with an "O" endorsement), a proven safe driving record, a high school diploma or equivalent and the successful completion of the CAST aptitude test, if applicable. Will have storm restoration and emergency assignments. Individual must be available to work overtime for storm restoration and to maintain adequate and uninterrupted electric service at all times. The employee weight limit for this position is 300 pounds

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.