Position: JOURNEY LINEWORKER OR APPRENTICE LINEWORKER
Location: GLADSTONE, MI
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2022
Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association is seeking a Journey or Apprentice Lineworker. The applicant will be required to live within 10 miles or 30 minutes of the cooperative headquarters in Gladstone, MI. Alger Delta is a non-profit, member-owned electric utility serving about 10,000 consumers in the central Upper Peninsula. We are an employer of choice offering competitive compensation and benefits, dependable vehicles and equipment, and up-to-date technology for a modern and mobile workforce. Our culture is focused on leadership, safety, service to our members and communities we serve.
Lineworkers are responsible for maintenance, operations, outage response, new services, and related activities on the cooperative's distribution system in a safe and efficient manner. This position involves climbing poles, working from an aerial lift, operating a digger derrick, driving considerable distances, exposure to all kinds of weather including sometimes extreme weather conditions, and working at any time of the day or night.
To qualify as an apprentice, you must document that you have a solid work history; Class A CDL and medical card, and a clean driving record. To qualify as a journey lineworker, you must have successfully completed a Department of Labor-approved apprenticeship training program in addition to the apprentice requirements. If hired, you will be required to be part of a rotating on-call schedule and respond to system outages after normal work hours. Also, you must be proficient with a computer / iPad; a good decision-maker of the highest integrity; dependable, and have exceptional interpersonal / customer relations skills.
To be considered, send a resume and cover letter to Alger Delta. By email: email@example.com – write “Gladstone Apprentice or Journey Lineworker App” in the Subject line. By mail: Gladstone Apprentice or Journey Lineworker App c/o Alger Delta – 426 N. 9th St. – Gladstone, MI 49837.