East-Central Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative (ECI REC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Apprentice Lineworker to be located at our Operations Center in Vinton, Iowa. ECI REC is a member-owned electric distribution cooperative currently serving over 7,000 members throughout 11 counties in the East Central Iowa region.
About This Position: As an Apprentice Lineworker, you are responsible for managing a variety of tasks in order to distribute electricity to our members. A few of the key tasks include constructing, replacing, and maintaining electric distribution lines, structures, and equipment. This role would participate in the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperative’s apprenticeship program.
Education, Experience and Skills Required: For this position, you must be a graduate of a Power Lineman Technical Course and have the working knowledge of basic electricity, including National Electric Safety Code and rural electric operating methods and procedures. You must also possess a Class A CDL with airbrake endorsement or have the ability to obtain this within the first 90 days of employment. Experience in the electric utility or similar industry is a plus.
Perks: The hours for this position will be Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm. This position will be on a rotating on-call schedule and will be required to work overtime depending on the needs of the business. ECI REC also offers its employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:
Short-term and Long-term Disability
Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Time Off and much more
ECI REC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who are offered a position within ECI REC are required to pass a background check, pre-employment physical, and drug test prior to employment.
Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume along with an ECI REC application (found on our website www.ecirec.coop/careers) to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 21, 2022.
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Printable PDF: ECI REC Employment Application
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