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Lineperson / Cable Splicer

The Position
The primary role of a Lineman/Cable Splicer is to install, maintain and repair high-powered electrical lines and systems as well as construct, maintain and repair overhead and underground electrical systems. The incumber is expected to climb power poles and steels towers in addition to performing rubber glove work on voltages up to 21,000 volts. 

Position: Lineperson / Cable Splicer
Organization: City of Palo Alto
Location: Palo Alto,  CA 
United States
Salary: $120,307.20 - $147,659.20
Posting Start Date: 7/30/2020
Date Posted: 7/31/2020
Minimum Qualifications


Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities which would typically be acquired through:
  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.
  • Completion of an apprenticeship as an electrical lineperson.
Special Requirements:
  • Employees may be required to be available for standby after successfully completing the probationary period and/or considered qualified to do so by supervisory personnel.
  • Employees may be required to work outside their regularly scheduled hours, to be available for emergency and/or pre-arranged work.
  • Possession of a valid California Driver's License or the ability to obtain a Class A Driver's License within first six months of appointment.
  • Ability to become qualified to rubber glove voltages up to and including 21,000 volts within six months of employment.

The Ideal Candidate
Have knowledge and the ability to demonstrate safe work practices and take initiative when needed. Be a team player and resourceful. Work through challenges and problem solve through difficult situations. Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills including displaying patience and tact when interacting with internal and external customers. Have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/29/2020
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Organization Information
City of Palo Alto
250 Hamilton Ave

Palo Alto,  CA 94301
United States
(650) 329-2387