Line Technician, Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation (JPEC) is seeking line technicians to join our team. The ideal candidates must have a high school diploma or a GED. Must have certification of completion of a JPEC approved apprenticeship program. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License. Must have the physical ability/agility for extended periods of standing, bending, pushing, pulling, climbing and lifting (up to 100 lbs.) Must be knowledgeable of the National Electrical Safety Code; knowledge of RUS Specifications regarding line construction and maintenance, desirable. Must have detailed knowledge of all safety requirements of the work being performed. Must have experience in overhead and underground construction and maintenance. Must be able to work in severe weather conditions (i.e. extreme heat and cold). Must be able to carry out instructions, meet work schedules, and exchange work information as necessary to expedite workflow. Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be able to communicate via radio and telephone. Must be able to work under pressure and deal with people under difficult circumstances. Must have a good aptitude for math. Must be able to work overtime when necessary and accept call-outs after regular working hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and during emergencies. Must be able to travel, participate in designated training programs and maintain good attendance/punctuality record. Candidate may be asked to demonstrate their ability to climb poles and perform work off hooks in addition to performing aerial lift work. Successful candidate must live within a 30-mile radius of JPEC.
JPEC offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Applications are available to download here. Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Apply by mailing your documentation to P.O. Box 4030, Paducah, KY 42002, ATTN: Human Resources, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or online at indeed.com.
Jackson Purchase Energy is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
How do I apply for employment with Jackson Purchase Energy?
When positions become available at JPEC, we will generally advertise the position on our website, on appropriate industry websites, on Indeed.com and in local newspapers. Each posting will include the criteria we are seeking and directions on how to apply. Résumés will be accepted as soon as the position is listed. Once résumés have been reviewed, we will contact those individuals who we feel are best qualified for an interview.
Please note that JPEC conducts drug and alcohol testing for pre-employment, as well as random and post-incident testing with our employees.
JPEC does not accept unsolicited résumés.