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Apprentice/Technician/Journey Line Technician - Distribution South Sioux City, NE

Nebraska Public Power District locationSouth Sioux City, NE
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Nebraska Public Power District locationSouth Sioux City, NE
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Hourly Wage, $26.41 - $42.10
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Job Location
South Sioux City, NE, United States


Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for an Apprentice/Technician/Journey Line Technician - Distribution located at the South Sioux City Office in South Sioux City.  Position closes January 22, 2021. This position will report to the Distribution Superintendent. 

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Position Summary

Perform construction, maintenance, and operation of the NPPD electrical systems, including Transmission, Subtransmission, and Distribution Lines, Substations and equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  Take assigned after-hours standby duty on a regular basis.  Ascend and descend wood poles and steel towers of any height regularly to perform work as required in a safe and productive manner without close supervision. Provide storm support as requested both in and out of state.

Safely construct and maintain Transmission, Subtransmission, and Distribution lines and facilities while providing the technical leadership in areas of responsibility.

Education, Training and Experience

Must be a graduate (certificate, diploma, or associate's degree) of an accredited line technician school.


Achieve a certificate from a District-approved program.


Have documented line technician experience with another utility or electrical contractor that is considered an acceptable equivalent to the formal education options listed.

Apprentice Line Technician - Entry-level position.

Line Technician - Thirty months as an Apprentice Line Technician is the normal previous experience requirement (as outlined in the Line Technician Progression Program) for this position and the completion of the Line Technician written exam.

Journey Line Technician - Four years of combined experience at the Apprentice and Line Technician levels is the normal minimum experience requirement (as outlined in the Line Technician Progression Program) for progression to this position.

Licenses and/or Certifications

Must maintain Red Cross Community CPR and First Aid Certifications, Pole Top and Bucket Truck Rescue Certifications.  Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required.

Salary Information - Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary with opportunities for growth. 

Typical Pay Grade Starting Salary Range:

Apprentice Line Technician: $26.41 - $33.36/hour

Line Technician: $29.58 - $37.36/hour

Journey Line Technician: $33.33 - $42.10/hour

Travel Required: Up to 25% (With frequent overnight stays, more than 3 per month, typically within state of Nebraska)  Travel required may fluctuate by business need. This is an estimate and will be discussed further with candidates that receive an interview.

Nebraska Public Power District offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid medical, training opportunities and more.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at Nebraska Public Power District.

Nebraska Public Power District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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