Closes: Open Until Filled
Salary: $57.32 per hour; Union; $20,000 Union Retention Bonus
To install, repair and maintain overhead and underground electrical power lines and auxiliary equipment. This position is the highest of a multi-step progression from Apprentice Lineman 1 to Journeyman Lineman and is expected to know all aspects of Journeyman Lineman duties for the Company. Lower steps in this classification are expected to progress into all aspects of these duties.
Requires journeyman level experience installing and maintaining overhead and underground power lines. Requires valid commercial driver's license (CDL), first aid certification, competency in CPR and pole top rescue. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.
Othello District $20,000 retention payment will be provided to internal/external candidates following two-years of continuous service in the District or when evidence is provided demonstrating purchase of a regular residency within District during the first two-years of continuous service.
Currently the Othello district is utilizing the alternate work week (4 - 10's) in accordance with the CBA between Local 77 and Avista.
This classification is subject to the 25 mile and/or 30-minute residency requirement until such time as negotiated otherwise by the parties.
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BenefitsAt Avista, we believe our employees are essential. Through them we deliver value to our customers and the communities we serve. The physical, mental, and financial health and well-being of our employees and their families are important to us. We are committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards program comprised of an externally competitive, internally equitable compensation structure and a benefits package that allows us to retain and attract a diverse, engaged, and skilled workforce. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage, retirement benefits, incentive plans, wellness resources, time-off programs and much more. In addition to our total rewards program, the Pacific Northwest offers abundant outdoor recreation, four distinct seasons, and all the amenities and activities an individual or family might be interested in. To learn more, please visit our benefits website at https://avistabenefits.com/.
Pre-employment screening requirements
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.
This position is considered safety-sensitive under the Department of Transportation regulations 49 CFR Part 40 and may be subject to pre-employment drug and/or alcohol testing as well as other testing and training requirements as mandated by federal law.
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