High Step Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker - Twin Falls, ID

Employer: Idaho Power

Job Description:
High Step Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker - Twin Falls, ID
Apply: **If you are a current Idaho Power employee, please apply through the Employee Portal.

Application Deadline: 05/19/2021 at 11:59 pm Mountain Time
# of Positions: 1
Job Type: Regular
Job End Date:
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Range: 32.69 - 46.15 Hourly
Minimum Age Requirement: 21

Job Description:
Idaho Power — located in Twin Falls, Idaho — is looking for a High Step Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker to join our Project team. Safety is a core value at Idaho Power and during this uncertain time we are dedicated to keeping you, our employees, and our community safe. Are you worried about starting in a new position at a new company right now? If so, rest assured we will work with you to find a start date and onboarding timeline that works for you.
It’s an exciting time to work for an energy company, especially Idaho Power. We recently announced a goal of 100% clean energy by 2045. Our work plays a critical role in our customers’ lives and in the communities we serve across Idaho and Oregon.
What does a High Step Apprentice or Journeyman Lineworker do for us? As a member of the Project Team, they perform new construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines.

REQUIRED SKILLS -
Knowledge of:
Line core process of new business operations, outage response, planned and unplanned maintenance
Line construction methods, materials, standards, and equipment
Chemical safety and IPC safety program.

Skills in:
Use of personal computers utilizing Microsoft products and time-entry software.

Ability to:
Perform basic arithmetic calculations
Identify purposes of commonly encountered materials, parts, and equipment used in Lines construction
Maintain neat, accurate, and legible records
Respond to outages outside of normal working hours and work overtime at the discretion of the supervisor
Must have experience in energized safe work practices such as rubber gloving and hot stick work methods. Apprentice will perform this work alongside a qualified Journeyman Lineman
Read and understand construction drawings and diagrams, plat maps, feeder maps, and work order maps
Work 8-day hitch rotations & 4-10 schedule depending on the business need
Establish positive working relationships with all team members and leadership
May be required to rotate crews, on an as needed basis to ensure apprentice are getting the appropriate training to complete apprentice requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
High Step Apprentice
Education:
High school diploma or GED

Experience:
Must currently be classified as an Apprentice
Have greater than 4,680 hours of documented OJT hours as part of a U.S. Department of Labor recognized, registered Apprentice Lineworker program
AND
Have successfully completed coursework and be able to demonstrate knowledge in the areas of equipment operations and climbing skills as well as rigging, rubber gloving, hot sticks, and transformer connections through a skills assessment and a written exam

Licenses & Certifications:
Valid Class A CDL driver’s license with acceptable driving record based on driving requirements for the position
Valid DOT (Department of Transportation) Medical Card or ability to obtain prior to hire
Must obtain First Aid/CPR card within 90 days.
Be capable of acquiring tanker and doubles endorsements
T&D crews may require crossing of state lines
Must be 21 years an older to obtain this position

Journeyman
Education:
High school diploma or GED.

Experience:
Certificate of completion of an Apprentice Lineworker training program that is recognized by the Bureau of Office of Apprenticeship (OA), including at least 4 years of relevant work experience,
OR
6 years documented experience as a lineworker in distribution and/or transmission, (two of which must be documented at a journeyman level)
OR
Any Idaho Power Company (IPC) employee currently or previously employed as a Journeyman Lineworker

Licenses & Certifications:
Valid Class A CDL driver’s license with acceptable driving record based on driving requirements for the position
Valid DOT (Department of Transportation) Medical Card or ability to obtain prior to hire
Must obtain First Aid/CPR card within 90 days.
Be capable of acquiring tanker and doubles endorsements
T&D crews may require crossing of state lines
Must be 21 years an older to obtain this position

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires the ability to work long hours performing manual labor, including occasional overhead work, lifting up to 75 lbs shoulder-height and above; occasionally lift 100 lbs chest-, waist-, and knee-high; occasionally carry items up to 125 lbs with two hands (75 lbs with one hand); occasionally push and pull weight in excess of 50 lbs; climb and work off of poles, ladders, and other structures that may be 40 to 150 ft high; work in and around energized lines; work long hours (up to 10 hours on average and occasionally up to 24 hours) in extreme weather conditions, with frequent and continuous standing/walking and occasional sitting; hike and snowshoe up to one mile; operate various all-terrain vehicles; walk on uneven terrain that may involve wet, rocky, muddy, snow-packed, or icy conditions; bend, stoop, squat, crouch, crawl, get in and out of vehicles, twist, and kneel; and balance, reach, operate foot controls, and use fine and gross hand manipulation. To ensure the manufacturer's rated capacity of climbing hooks are not exceeded, applicants body weight cannot exceed 300 lbs. Job placement is contingent upon successfully obtaining a DOT medical exam.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS"
Additional safety related training may be required. Must be at least 21 years of age to meet the driving requirements as regulated by the Department of Transportation [DOT].

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Successful candidate must abide by Idaho Power Company's Safety Rules and Regulations. The successful candidate will be required to work non-traditional hours, including daytime or evenings, weekdays and/or weekends. Must be able to work 4-10’s, but applicants must also be able to work hitch schedules and out of town. To ensure the manufacturer's rated capacity of climbing hooks are not exceeded, applicants body weight cannot exceed 300 lbs.

Competencies:
Adaptability, Collaborating, Communication, Decision Making, Safety Focus, Technical / Professional Knowledge and Skills, Work Standards
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Need Assistance Completing Your Application?
Please contact our Recruiting Office if you have questions, require assistance or accommodation while applying for employment with Idaho Power Company: Phone: 208-388-2965 or Email: jobs@idahopower.com

Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.

Please note: Idaho Power will not provide sponsorship for obtaining an employment visa, such as an H-1B visa.

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Location: Twin Falls, ID
Application Method: Online: https://idahopowercompany.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Twin-Falls-ID/High-Step-Apprentice-or-Journeyman-Lineworker_R0001881?source=Indeed.com
Base Pay: $32.69 - $46.15 HR

Posted on May 12, 2021

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