The Apprentice Lineworker position consists of a five year on-the-job progressive training program administered by the Village of Winnetka. Apprentice Lineworkers will predominately focus on the development of skills associated with underground electric systems. Apprentices must complete a rigorous training program that includes, but is not limited to, on-the-job technical training, coursework, and some travel for field training. Apprentice Lineworkers will be trained in various electrical systems: Underground Residential Distribution (URD), conventional underground, and overhead. This position will assist other employees in the installation, expansion, relocation, repair, and maintenance of utility facilities and service to residents. In addition to normal linework, Apprentice Lineworkers will also support the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Village's water distribution system as needed. Apprentice Lineworkers who fail to progress through the apprenticeship program in accordance with the Village's expectations and standards of performance will be released from employment.
Shifts are typically 8 hours in duration (7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), 40 hours weekly, but may be extended or altered in the event of emergency, personnel shortage, workload, and/or work in progress. Position has "on-call" responsibilities and may be required to work nights, early mornings, weekends, and/or holidays on short notice.
No relocation expenses are provided for this position. Due to the "on-call" nature of the position, successful candidate will be expected to reside within 60 minutes in proximity to the Village of Winnetka within 90 days of employment.
Salary: $70,806 - $94,227/yr, DOQ.
To Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/winnetka
Position Open Until Filled. Applications must be submitted online via the Village's website.
For questions or assistance, please contact Ann Eriksson, Human Resources Generalist at 847-716-3546 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Village of Winnetka
The Village of Winnetka is an established North Shore suburban community, located approximately 20 miles north of Chicago. Its Water & Electric Department, with 30 employees, is responsible for the water and electric plants (located on Tower Road adjacent to Lake Michigan) as well as both distribution systems. The Water & Electric Department has a fiscal year 2017 operating expense budget of $21.97 million and is also responsible for implementation of a significant Capital Improvements Program. The peak electrical demand for the Village is 40 MW. This department works closely with a separate Public Works Department that provides other public services.