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Otter Tail Corporation Journeyman or Apprentice Lineman in Rolla, North Dakota

Description

The strength of our grid lies in the strength of our teams and our Line Workers are everyday heroes who ensure that our customers can depend on Otter Tail Power for their modern lifestyles. OTP is seeking full-time Journeymen or Apprentice Electrical Line Workers. To begin, these new employees will be temporarily located in the following communities:

  • Rolla, North Dakota

  • Bottineau, North Dakota

These positions will in many cases require moving into another location within the Otter Tail Power Company service territory as those positions become available.

Line Workers’ days vary, and some duties will include maintaining or repairing overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems and substations. They’ll also frame and erect poles and attach necessary fixtures and equipment. They’ll string, sag, and splice conductors (wires) and connect transformers and other equipment, trim trees, replace such equipment as broken insulators, split crossarms, cutouts, ties, faulty clamps or braces, and perform similar replacement or repair work as necessary to clear up storm damage.

We’re seeking candidates who have a diploma from an accredited line worker program and a valid, unrestricted interstate commercial driver's license. Candidates must have knowledge of electric line construction, maintenance, and repair, be able to work outdoors in any weather, be able to climb, have complete knowledge of safety rules and can get along well with others. The selected candidates will be expected to learn to use electrical instruments, to operate hydraulic equipment and to work out of an aerial basket. We also have a comprehensive apprenticeship program designed to develop great journeymen line workers. Any candidate selected will be expected to reside within 17 miles from the headquarters in the assigned location.

We believe employment is a partnership and to support our talent, we offer competitive wage and benefit package including employee stock ownership options, retirement savings fund with employer match, health insurance plan options and more.

In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. Applications will be accepted through December 11, 2022.

Qualifications

Education

Required

  • Certificate or better in Lineman

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • Commercial Drivers Licens

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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