PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, an electric generation and transmission cooperative serving Alabama and Northwest Florida, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Technician - Lines for the Transmission O&M Department in Andalusia, Alabama. This position is responsible for the maintenance and construction of transmission lines including climbing transmission structures and performing tasks while on the pole, operating heavy equipment such as road tractors, digger derricks, and bucket trucks, and performing general maintenance on transmission line rights of way including removing dangerous trees, clearing brush, and trimming trees.
PowerSouth offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program.
Interested persons who meet the above qualifications may apply through any Alabama Career Center or apply online at Alabama Job Link at www.joblink.alabama.gov or on PowerSouth's website at www.powersouth.com/careers by January 17, 2019.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETS/DISABLED
Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Applicants must be able to qualify on an aptitude based placement exercise and a behaviorally based structured interview. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and be able to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within eighteen (18) months (must be twenty-one (21) years of age to obtain CDL). Applicants must be capable of performing maintenance and repair work on transmission line facilities including those which require climbing. Must be able to respond to call-out or on-call status.
Employment is subject to a negative drug test, background check and completion of a comprehensive application for employment.
About PowerSouth Energy Cooperative
PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, headquartered in Andalusia, Ala., is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative that serves the wholesale power needs of 20 distribution members — 16 electric cooperatives and four municipal electric systems — in Alabama and northwest Florida.
PowerSouth was formed in 1941 to generate and sell electricity. Today, PowerSouth remains a trusted energy provider for the distribution members, who serve end-use members in 39 Alabama and 10 Florida counties.