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Barron, WI

Barron Electric Cooperative is seeking individuals to fill full-time Lineman positions. Duties include but are not limited to: construct new electrical service/line construction to provide members with new service and upgrades, perform maintenance of electric lines to assure continued electricity delivery with minimal outage times, perform outage restoration and standby duties as required, perform vehicle and equipment inspection to assure availability when needed, operate a wide variety of equipment used to bring service to customer, perform all work using safe practices and safety equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Education: High school diploma required plus completion of 1 year power distribution course through a technical college or 4 year apprenticeship. Requires knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code.

  2. Experience: Prefer prior experience as a journeyman lineman.

  3. Must have and maintain a valid Wisconsin CDL.

  4. Knowledge of safe work practices and procedures.

  5. Basic computer knowledge.

Essential Physical Requirements:

  1. Must be able to stand, walk, climb or sit for prolonged periods with or without back support.

  2. Must be able to perform heavy physical work, frequently lifting or moving more than 50 pounds.

  3. Must be able to communicate effectively to ask or respond to questions, provide information and assistance.

  4. Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.

Benefits Include:

  • Insurance: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance

  • Leave and Holidays: Sick Leave, Vacation, Paid Holidays

  • Retirement and Financial: Retirement & 401(k) Plan

Deadline for applications being accepted is no later than noon on Friday, March 17, 2017. Applications are available for download under Job Opportunities at Interested individuals should send cover letter, application and resume to:

Barron Electric Cooperative
Attn: Executive Secretary
PO Box 40
Barron, WI 54812


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