Operations Assistant – Special Purpose/Apprentice Lineman

POSITION: Operations Assistant – Special Purpose/Apprentice Lineman
STATUS: Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt Represented Position
WORK WEEK: Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SUPERVISOR: Operations  Superintendent
1st 6 months $26.18 (effective 5/1/2022)
2nd 6 months $29.76 (effective 5/1/2022)
3rd 6 months $33.61 (effective 5/1/2022)
After 18 month $37.03 (effective 5/1/2022)

POSITION OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the position will be to provide on-the-job training and experience to employees who elect to enter a career path towards becoming a journey level electrical worker and who have no previous related training and/or no experience. This position will provide training and experience that will better prepare them for entry into an Apprenticeship.

REQUIREMENTS:The District expects all employees to provide high quality and reliable service to its customers. To accomplish this, a high standard of professionalism, cooperation, and team effort between individual employees, as well as among all departments, is required. Must have a safe driving record and obtain within six months in position, a valid Washington State driver’s license with Commercial Class A and air brake endorsement and Tanker Vehicle Endorsement N. Graduation from Lineman College is preferred. The attached Letter of Understanding (08-04) details the specific conditions and requirements. To be considered a candidate for this position, applicants must meet the requirements contained in the Letter of Understanding (08-04).

SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants must complete and submit an employment application and supplemental questionnaire, along with copies of relevant professional and training certificates.

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications for the Lineman’s Apprenticeship program and may have to also successfully complete the Lineman’s Apprenticeship Qualification Exercise.

Candidates’ abilities and qualifications will be evaluated using a cognitive test; technical test, supplemental questionnaire; work history; credit, criminal and background check, employment references and recommendations; education, certifications and training courses completed; and an interview to determine skills and abilities needed to fulfill the requirements of this position.

Based upon these evaluations, District Management will make the selection.

POSITION CLOSING DATE: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on December 15, 2022. If you have questions regarding this notice, the requirements, and/or the selection process, please contact Human Resources, Post Office Box 1000, Carlsborg, WA 98324, email humanresources@clallampud.net, telephone 360.565.3276.

QUALIFICATION EXERCISE NOTE: See below for information on applying for this position and what you need to know if you qualify and are selected to proceed to the Qualification Exercise.

The interviewing and qualification process for this position is very comprehensive. It requires those that are qualified and selected to complete a two-week qualification exercise at our Carlsborg training facility in February.

If you are interested, we encourage you to complete the application packet in its entirety and submit it to our Human Resources department as soon as possible. Include your transcripts from Lineman College and copies of all applicable licenses and certifications. We will be conducting testing and interviews prior to the Position Closing Date in order to notify those selected so they can arrange the time to be at the qualification exercise.

If you are selected to participate in the two-week Qualification Exercise:

You will be scheduled for a physical examination which is necessary to participate in the two-week qualification exercise.

You will be expected to attend the qualification exercise each day from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with a half-hour lunch. Participants bring their own lunch.

You will be required to report to the training site with the following:
1. Approved climbing tool belt
2. Safety strap
3. Approved climbers
4. Suitable climbing boots
5. Suitable outdoor clothing (long sleeves)
6. Rain gear
7. Gloves
8. 12” Crescent wrench
9. Heavy-duty hammer, minimum 20 oz.
10. 9” side-cutting pliers
11. Folding (non-conductive) 6’rule
12. 9” Channel-lock pliers
13. Wire-skinning knife
14. Heavy-duty screwdriver, flat blade
15. Hard hat (District-issued)
16. Safety glasses (District-issued)
17. Accident Prevention Rule book (District-issued)

Opportunity Notice
Job Description
Supplemental Questionnaire
Application for Employment
Letter of Understanding