Journeyman Lineman

Company Name:
NorthWestern Energy
Builds and maintains electrical distribution and transmission lines.
All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
Responsible for the daily safe operation, maintenance, and construction of electric distribution and electric transmission facilities
Work will be performed individually, or as part of a crew
Will primarily be responsible for work in the Anaconda area, but may be sent to other locations within Butte Division or the NWE service territory depending on the needs of the Company
Must be a trained First Responder, or must be willing to be trained in that capacity
Required to respond to call-outs after hours and live within a 15-minute response time to the Anaconda Service Center shop and will be expected to follow OSHA and NWE safety rules
Will be required to lift from 10 to 35 pounds frequently and occasionally lift 50 to 70 pounds
Majority of shift is worked outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions with exposure to electrical and natural gas service hazards
20% of work time is spent traveling
Must be able to demonstrate a good safety record
Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills
Must be a certified journeyman level lineman with experience in electric construction and service work and exposure to composite natural gas construction and service work is preferred
Lineman will be required to operate backhoes, trenchers, power-operated equipment, test/monitoring instruments and other equipment
Must possess a working knowledge of applicable codes, safety rules and be able to read maps, prints, specs and blueprints
Good communication and customer service skills
Valid Montana CDL required
Must have a history of good overtime call-out availabilityand adherence to safe working practices andprocedures
When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.
External applicants should apply online at . Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at , or via email at job. .
NorthWestern Energy
Human Resources Department Job # 1673
3010 West 69th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Title: Journeyman Lineman
Department/Division: Distribution Operations - Butte Division
Work Location: Anaconda, Montana
Guidepost: IBEW $40.32 per hour per CBA
Employment Status: Regular Full-time
Employment Physical: Required
Drug Test: Required
Background Check: Required
Relocation Benefit: Negotiable

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