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High Voltage Line Worker
The City of Redding is establishing an eligibility list to fill current vacancies, as well as future vacancies, that occur during the life of the list.

Under direction, High Voltage Line Workers perform all classes of electrical power transmission and distribution system construction, maintenance, and operation work.  Three years line worker (Post-apprenticeship) experience, successful completion of a certified rubber glove training program, and a CDL tank endorsement are desirable.

$58.61 per hour (Rubber glove certification rate)
$56.69 per hour (Rubber glove training rate)
$54.77 per hour

Remove and/or install power poles, towers, and other support structures; work on energized conductors using rubber glove and/or hot stick techniques; remove and/or install anchors, guy wires; install or replace cross arms and overhead conductor, etc.; install, repair, maintain, and/or splice primary and secondary underground conductors; set and remove electric meters; install, repair, replace, and/or remove street lights and make out appropriate reports; install, repair, replace, and/or remove both overhead and underground transformers, capacitor banks, switches, boxes, connectors, and other line apparatus; read work orders, switching orders, circuit maps, and note job changes on maps; drive and operate digger derricks, bucket trucks, forklifts, pole dollies; operate wire-pullers and other associated line equipment; may be required to work alone patrolling and troubleshooting the City's electrical system, and perform related duties as assigned.

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Position: High Voltage Line Worker
Organization: City of Redding
Location: Redding,  CA 
United States
Salary: $54.77 - 58.61 (USD) hourly
Posting Start Date: 6/9/2020
Date Posted: 6/9/2020
Knowledge of: City safety rules; California State general orders 95 and 128; Cal OSHA safety regulations and high voltage safety orders; hazards associated with working on or in proximity to energized high voltage conductors and devices; distribution maps of the City electrical power system; and switches and switching procedures for the safe performance of the assigned job.
Ability to: Interact effectively with the public and employees; apply appropriate and adequate safety procedures; work at any height on steel or wood structures in fair or adverse weather conditions and climb up and down said structures; read drawings, profiles, maps and charts; and locate and repair problems in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.
Education & Experience: Any combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying; a typical education would include a high school diploma, or equivalent, with two years of algebra, or equivalent, advanced coursework or training, and three years of City-approved apprenticeship training program.
Typical experience would be the completion of a three-year City-approved apprentice program. Minimum of three years line worker (post-apprenticeship) experience desirable.
Special Requirements: Possession of the appropriate California driver's license, or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment. Successful completion of a certified rubber glove training program desirable.

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Status: This listing expires on: 3/20/2021
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City of Redding
777 Cypress Avenue

Redding,  CA 96001
United States
(530) 225-4065
Human Resources