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Apprentice/Line/Journey Line Technician-Distribution Chadron, NE

Nebraska Public Power District locationChadron, NE
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Nebraska Public Power District locationChadron, NE
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Hourly Wage, $26.94 - $42.94
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Credit Union
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Achievement Awards
  • Merit Increases
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    Job Location
    Chadron, NE, United States


    Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) has an immediate opening for a Apprentice/Line/Journey Line Technician-Distribution located at Chadron Office in Chadron.  Position closes June 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm Central Time. 

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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 have achieved Line Technician status with NPPD OR obtained an official Journeyman certification with another utility or contractor.  External incumbents would be required to complete the Journey Oral Review as outlined in the Line Technician Progression Program.

    Distribution Line Technician Progression Program

    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 (4) years 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. 

    Apprentice Line Technician: $26.94 - $34.03/hour

    Line Technician: $30.17 - $38.10/hour

    Journey Line Technician: $34.00 - $42.94/hour

    Travel Required: 25% to 50% (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


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values the contributions of its diverse work force. We are only legally able to hire persons who are 1) a United States citizen or national, 2) a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or 3) an alien legally authorized to work in the United States.


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