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Lineworker Apprentice 1A

Canyon Lake, TX, US, 78133

Position open until filled.

Minimum starting pay for this positions is $22.11 per hour or commensurate with experience.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing duties required in the operation, maintenance, construction and repair of transmission and distribution systems.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain familiarity with the operation and maintenance of the boom truck, digger and bucket truck and various pulling units
  • Assist in digging holes and setting poles
  • Assist experienced Linemen as needed
  • Study and complete training manual
  • Attend and successfully complete climbing school within six months of hire date
  • Participate in and successfully complete training as scheduled in order to progress to Apprentice 1B status
  • Demonstrate diligence in learning and adhering to safety regulations
  • Maintain cleanliness of the vehicle
  • Operate equipment and hydraulic tamp
  • Prepare materials for each project including cutouts, arrestors and transformers
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Prepare vehicles for daily projects
  • Clean cover up materials, repair, clean and inspect tools on the vehicles
  • Assist with material stocking, pulling of stock for projects
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing and retain the information
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems
  • Must not be afraid of heights


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Obtain a valid Texas Class A CDL within first six months of employment
  • Have and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license and insurability

Pedernales Electric Cooperative will not discriminate against apprenticeship applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older. Pedernales Electric Cooperative will take affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship and will operate the apprenticeship program as required under Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 30.

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