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East River Electric Power Cooperative Journeyman or Apprentice Power Lineman in Madison, South Dakota

Journeyman or Apprentice Power LinemanDo you want a career in a stable industry at a growing company that's committed to training you well and focusing on your safety? We have a great opportunity for you! East River Electric Power Cooperative has a full-time opening for a journeyman or apprentice lineman on our construction crew.East River Electric is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative with a main campus located in Madison, South Dakota. We deliver wholesale power to our members, which include 24 rural electric distribution cooperatives and one municipally-owned electric system in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota. Our members, in turn, power the properties of the member-owners in their service territories.Our CommunityThis job opportunity is located at our main campus in Madison, South Dakota. Madison boasts a family-friendly, small town atmosphere with a wealth of modern amenities including the new Madison Regional Hospital, the high-tech campus of Dakota State University, a thriving community center and more. The town is centered between two lakes, provides ample hunting and fishing opportunities and is a short drive from many of eastern South Dakota's most popular attractions.Learn more about Madison on our website: responsibilities include:Installing or replacing equipment on transmission poles at heights up to 100 feetWorking outdoors with considerable physical exertion, occasionally in adverse weather conditionsWorking extra and irregular hours as needed to restore powerKey requirements include:Completion of a power line technical programClass A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or the ability to obtain one within three monthsExperience and proficiency in using mobile technology and Microsoft Office productsLive in close proximity to Madison, South DakotaBenefits include:Retirement pension plan401(k) plan with a matching contributionMedical insurance and a Health Savings AccountPaid vacation, sick leave, and holidays4/10 work schedule during peak construction months9/80 work schedule with 9 hour work days and every other Friday off during the rest of the yearWant to learn more about East River? Visit our website's career pages and hear what our current employees have to say.Questions? Contact or (605) 256-4536.Position open until filled with initial review of applications beginning on November 20, 2019.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/DISABLED/VETERANFor more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.