PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, an electric generation and transmission cooperative serving Alabama and Northwest Florida (including Baldwin EMC and Escambia River EC) is seeking a Service Technician for the Transmission O&M Department at the Baldwin District in Robertsdale, Alabama. This position is responsible for performing maintenance and construction of transmission lines and also for performing inspection and general care of substation facilities.
Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidate must be able to demonstrate a potential for success in the Service Technician Training program by qualifying on an aptitude-based placement exercise and a behaviorally-based structured interview. Candidate must have the ability to climb transmission structures and perform tasks while at these heights. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to climb during the probationary period. Candidate must be capable of being put on PowerSouth’s switching list within twenty-four (24) months and must have a valid driver’s license. Candidate must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within eighteen (18) months of employment (must be 21 years of age to obtain CDL).
Employment is subject to a negative drug test, background check and completion of a comprehensive application for employment. PowerSouth offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program.
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications may apply online at PowerSouth’s website www.powersouth.com/careers by April 12, 2021.
EOE, including disability/vets
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: TD-141
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.