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High Voltage Line Worker (Journeyman Lineman)
Lineman (Certification Rate): $60.37 per hour (Rubber glove certification rate)
Learn more and apply at www.cityofredding.org/jobs

The City of Redding has multiple positions available. 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.

Great benefits include a CalPERS retirement plan, a retiree health plan contribution and the ability to accrue compensatory time off in addition to paid vacation and sick leave.

City of Redding employees work to make this city a better place to live, work and play. City of Redding employees enjoy competitive salaries and comprehensive benefit packages – all within an organization that is focused on making positive changes happen in Redding. Join our team!

We are looking for someone to:
  • 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, fork lifts, pole dollies; 
  • operate wire pullers and other associated line equipment; 
  • may be required to work alone patrolling and trouble shooting the City's electrical system; 
  • and perform related duties as assigned.
Facts about Redding, CA:
Redding is a growing community in beautiful Northern California located at the base of the Cascades. We are surrounded by stunning mountain ranges, the Sacramento River, two National Parks, and world-class trails and parks. With an average commute of 10 minutes, an affordable housing market, and a family-friendly community, we take pride in making Redding an even better place to live, work and play.
  • Mediterranean Climate with over 300 days of sun per year.
  • Average commute time of 10 minutes
  • Median home price is 375K
  • $2,300 Average monthly rent for a 4-bedroom home
  • Top ten fishing town in North America by Forbes
  • Unofficial Capital of Kayaking by Time Magazine
  • Redding is known as the Trail Capital of California
Position: High Voltage Line Worker (Journeyman Lineman)
Organization: City of Redding
Location: Redding,  CA 
United States
Salary: $60.37 per hour
Posting Start Date: 7/14/2022
Date Posted: 7/14/2022
Requirements Education, Experience & Special Requirements:
  • 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.
  • Class A Commercial 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.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/12/2022
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Organization Information
City of Redding
777 Cypress Avenue

Redding,  CA 96001
United States
(530) 225-4065
(530) 225-4062
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