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Alliant Energy Line Technician - Journey Level only in Portage, Wisconsin

5580BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Sets, guys and frames poles, towers, and other structures.

  • Installs, splices, and secures conductors.

  • Installs and maintains transformers, conductors, regulators, breakers, switches, fuses, street lighting equipment, lightning arrestors, etc.; (overhead and underground).

  • Works on energized lines and equipment.

  • Works with live line maintenance tools.

  • Keeps informed on and abides by the required Safety Rules, Operating Practices and codes pertaining to all phases of line work.

  • Maintains proper line clearances.

  • Trims trees.

  • May lead and assist in training others in the same or lower classifications.

  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to this position.

    Working Conditions -

Varied outdoor work, involves a great deal of climbing, sometimes under disagreeable weather conditions at hours conforming with the Union Agreement.

Requisition ID:5580BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Portage, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:

Are you looking for a job that lets you work outdoors every workday? A position that delivers the basic necessity that enables almost everything we do...a job that you are proud of that adds value to the community you live in? Look no further!

Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Line Technician in Portage, WI to serve and support neighboring rural communities. Our crews play a critical role in providing consistent, reliable service to homes and businesses within our territory. We have positions open in multiple locations listed below. You will only need to apply to this opening to be considered for all locations. This position is to be filled at the journey level.

Our crews are made up of experienced leads, journey level and apprentices, are supported by strong leadership and have a trusted commitment to safety and ethics. We have a dedicated safety team that supports our crews and each employee is provided training and development to succeed, empowering them to grow and advance. Alliant Energy offers excellent benefits and competitive pay. You will work with our team to do new construction, maintain existing facilities and respond to outages.

  • The core schedule for this position is Monday- Friday 7:00am- 4:30pm

  • This position is​​​ responsible for taking after-hours emergency calls, responding to outages and trouble calls on the distribution system and customer services.

  • This position has a residency requirement of 20 minutes from headquarters.

Job Category:Line Maintenance/Technician Job Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License.

  • Completed a certified Line Technician Apprenticeship program (Journey Level)

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good reading comprehension, mathematics skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to do ordinary line construction, operating and maintenance work, line trouble shooting and transformer installation including three-phase and parallel banking.

  • Reasonable knowledge of work order procedure and allocation of charges.

  • Knowledge of the requirements of the State Electrical Code and company standards for line construction.

  • Familiarity with live line maintenance tools and their use.

  • Thorough knowledge of the Company Safety Rules and Operating Practices relating to line construction and maintenance.

  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, make understandable diagrams, ability to express oneself verbally.

  • The ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.

  • Sensitivity to public opinion and property owner's rights.

  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.

    *Note: This job is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug testing according to said regulations.

    Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

    Our Values: It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

    Live Safely. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

    Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.

    All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

    Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Posting Title:Line Technician - Journey Level only