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Performs and/or assists in the operation, construction and maintenance of transmission lines, substations, and associated equipment on the Great River Energy (GRE) system.
A typical starting range for this position is $47.65 - $55.94 hourly. We offer market competitive base pay and adjust our offer accordingly based upon the value of the candidate’s knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, our Total Rewards strategy focuses on recognizing individual performance and rewarding business results. Our robust Total Rewards package includes exceptional benefits and retirement, a focus on continuous engagement, recognition, personal and professional development, and an emphasis on work-life effectiveness.
Responsibilities: Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs and/or assists in the construction and maintenance of transmission lines, substations and associated equipment and performs all other related duties and special projects assigned by the supervisor, foreperson or lead.
Keeps supervisor, foreperson and/or lead informed of overall conditions and status of work activities. Work will be performed on energized and de-energized equipment.
Complies with established GRE safety rules, procedures, and guidelines.
Responsible for working safely and the safety of all members of the crew.
Maintains assigned equipment, tools and materials to provide safe and efficient use.
Operates and performs daily routine maintenance on assigned equipment, including heavy equipment.
Develops and updates maintenance procedures.
Qualifications: Minimum education requirements include certification or degree/diploma in electrical line work and related courses. Prefer three years of line construction and maintenance experience. Ability to maintain a current medical card and valid Class A CDL license required. Must be able to reside within 60 miles of the reporting location.
Apply: Qualified candidates please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com (under the Careers tab) by November 26, 2023. GRE values diversity, equity and inclusion and we are an equal employment opportunity employer.
Powering what’s possible Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people. A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.