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Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative offers competitive wages and a generous fringe benefit package that includes retirement, group health and life insurance, paid vacation, and sick and holiday pay. Craig-Botetourt Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status.

Please notify us if you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability; it is available upon request. Craig-Botetourt is pleased to provide accommodation and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

While open positions are updated on our website as needed, please also be sure to check for our open positions available on Indeed and at the link below:

CBEC CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Please send your resume information to MaryAnn Gober at MaryAnn.Gober@cbec.coop.

APPRENTICE 3

OBJECTIVE: Provide efficient construction and maintenance of de-energized distribution systems; while furthering knowledge and improving lineman skills.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

• Reports to Line Foreman, Chief Lineman, Supervisor of Operations/Director of Operations

• Directs: None

• Position is full time and is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Performs work on de-energized distribution conductors under the direction of an Apprentice # 5or above.

• May assist a Journeyman Lineman or above on energized structures, but may only work on deenergized conductors/equipment. May not work on or within four feet of energized conductors.

• Learns procedures for different types of grounding and the elements of proper connections; learns grounding methods and how to select and install jumpers.

• Learns the functions, types and parts of distribution transformers.

• Learns the different types and uses of generators and batteries.

• Follows all safety rules and regulations and immediately reports all accidents to assigned supervisor.• Learns work procedures for de-energized line construction: materials, staking sheets, workorders.

• Learns the different types and uses of insulators and other insulating equipment.

• Operates automotive and construction equipment, when required, completing the necessary safety and mileage reports.

• Uses two-way radio in accordance with Co-op and FCC regulations.

• Learns basic computer skills.

• Replenishes truck stock on a regular basis or as required by crew chief.

• In addition, other duties of equal or lesser skill may be assigned by the Chief Lineman, Line Foreman, or assigned supervisor, to meet emergencies or other operating needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• This job requires reading, writing and mathematics; therefore, a high school diploma or the equivalent is preferred, but not required.

• At least six months experience as an Apprentice # 2, successfully completing applicable units of the Apprenticeship Program, or have equivalent knowledge/experience with an electric utility contractor.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

• Must be able to perform work by following simple instructions.

• Must be able to communicate with the public and co-workers.

• Must be available for call outs and willing to work extra and irregular hours.

• Must have legible handwriting.

• Must hold a valid Virginia Commercial Drivers License, Class A or Class B, and must also hold a current Department of Transportation, Medical Examiner’s Certificate.

• Must have the physical ability to perform the essential functions, duties and responsibilities of the job, which include, but are not limited to, climbing poles and structures, bending, pulling, digging, lifting and carrying loads averaging 80 pounds

• Must comply with all General Job Requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Working hours will be scheduled Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30 am to 5:00 pm.

• Required to work indoors and outdoors with exposure to heat and cold.

• Employee shall not be required to work outdoors in rainy or other inclement weather, except when the Cooperative finds it necessary due to an emergency.

JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

OBJECTIVE: To provide efficient construction, operation and maintenance of all types of conductors, structures and equipment used in the Substations and distribution systems.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Chief Lineman, Chief Apparatus Lineman, Line Foreman, Supervisor of Operations/Director of Operations. Directs: Apprentice Lineman or who is assigned by a Supervisor. Position is full time and in non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs all types of complicated construction and maintenance of de-energized and energized distribution and Substation systems. Work on energized Substations must be under the direction of a Chief Lineman or above. Patrols lines while traveling throughout Co-op service area and makes repairs as needed; also reports conditions that cannot be corrected by the crew. Follows safety rules and regulations and immediately reports all accidents to assigned supervisor. Assists in the training of Apprentice #1 through #8, as assigned. Operates automotive and construction equipment, when required, completing the necessary safety and mileage reports. Maintains working knowledge of all current operational and construction specifications, to insure that all work is completed according to requirements. Uses two-way radio in accordance with Co-op and FCC regulations. In addition, other duties of equal or lesser skill may be assigned by the Chief Lineman, Chief Apparatus Lineman, Supervisor of Field Services or assigned supervisor, to meet emergencies or other operating needs.

QUALIFICATIONS: This job requires reading, writing and mathematics; therefore, a high school diploma or the equivalent is required. At least six months experience as an Apprentice # 8, successfully completing Apprenticeship Training Program.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to communicate effectively with the public and co-workers. Must have demonstrated the ability and skill to work with a minimum of supervision. Must be available for call outs and willing to work extra and irregular hours. Must have legible handwriting. Must hold a valid Virginia Commercial Drivers License, Class A or Class B, and a current Department of Transportation, Medical Examiner’s Certificate. Must have the physical ability to perform the essential functions, duties and responsibilities of the job, which include, but are not limited to, climbing poles and structures, bending, pulling, digging, lifting and carrying loads averaging 80 pounds. Must comply with all General Job Requirements.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Working hours will be scheduled Monday-Friday between the hours of 6:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Required to work indoors and outdoors with exposure to heat and cold. Employee shall not be required to work outdoors in rain or other inclement weather, except when the Cooperative finds it necessary due to an emergency.