Company: Chelan County PUD
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Chelan County PUD is located in the geographical center of
Washington State at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee
rivers. A public power leader, the complex and progressive nature
of PUD operations offer a unique mix of challenges and
We rely on the mighty Columbia River for much of our hydropower
generation and we're proud to take a leadership role in
environmental stewardship as related to this great river system.
Each year we dedicate millions of dollars and thousands of work
hours to protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plant ecosystems.
As part of hydropower operations, we've also built 14 parks that
serve more than 3 million visitors each year.
Rated byForbes in 2017 and 2019 as one of the top 25 places to
retire, Wenatchee is a recreational paradise with an abundance of
adventure. The natural scenic beauty of the Wenatchee Valley
provides a vivid backdrop to its thriving economy, where the
quality of life is high and the climate is moderate with four
distinct seasons, including more than 200 days of sunshine!
We are a small town to some and big city to others. We invest in
our children and believe that education is the key to our future
We live a life of abundant choices and enjoy water sports on the
Wenatchee and Columbia rivers, hiking, biking, rock climbing and
unlimited golfing. Downhill and cross-country skiing are just
minutes away. The area is also known for producing quality
Consider Chelan PUD as a career choice today! The community is
waiting for you.
Chelan PUD is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
values diversity at all levels of its
This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED andapplicants are encouraged to
apply immediately.For a complete description of this position and
to submit application materials, please visit:
Chelan County Public Utility District is located in Wenatchee,
Washington. We employ about 46 employees in line operations and
linemen are dedicated to either Wenatchee or Chelan headquarters.
We operate, maintain and construct overhead and underground
electrical transmission and distribution systems in Chelan County,
which covers about 3,000 square miles. The PUD also serves parts of
Douglas, Okanogan and Kittitas Counties. Our electric system
includes 1,950 miles of transmission and distribution power lines,
36 substations and seven switchyards.
Journeyman Lineman duties include construction and maintenance of
overhead and underground transmission and distribution systems.
Direct responsibility for completing assigned work in a safe and
efficient manner and for the general condition of trucks, special
equipment and tools.
Must have completed a JATC or NJATC lineman apprenticeship or a
three (3) or four (4) year accredited lineman apprenticeship. Must
provide written documentation of related training experience with
at least one thousand (1,000) documented hours of working a
conductor energized at primary voltage. Acceptable documentation
includes copies of apprenticeship certificates, college transcripts
or journey-level lineman card equal to NJATC requirements.
Must have experience in line construction and maintenance, and be
proficient in using tools and operating heavy equipment of the
trade on energized and de-energized systems. Must have a working
knowledge of the fundamentals of electricity as pertains to utility
Safety-sensitive positions are subject to pre-employment drug
screening. An essential function of this job involves duties which
categorize this position as safety-sensitive.
A valid driver's license is required for this position (verified
upon hire). A valid Washington State driver's license is required
within 30 days of employment. Required to possess and maintain a
valid Washington State Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the
air brake restriction removed. If a CDL is required or is requested
by the District on a voluntary basis, the individual will be
subject to the applicable federal regulations, which include random
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