Electric Line Technician IIICome join the hometown team!  We provide great benefits including retirement pension, health Insurance through the NC State Health Plan, dental & vision Insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, 11 paid holidays and more!  If you like working with a stable crew to provide service to a great community, this could be the career for you!

This position is responsible for performing advanced journey level technical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical lines.  This work is differentiated from the lower levels of line work by the variety of more difficult secondary and hot primary high voltage line work and by providing leadership to a crew of workers in assigning and inspecting work, compliance with safety rules and regulations and training other line workers. The employee is expected to have a thorough understanding of standardized techniques and practices used during power line construction, maintenance, and repair.  

The applicant must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Graduation from high school supplemented by training in electrical principles and considerable experience at the electric line technician – second class level is desired.  The applicant must possess a NC commercial driver’s license. 

Starting salary up to $25 - $27 an hour depending on experience. Standard work week is 40 hours plus. Position typically is on “stand by” every five weeks and receives an additional 10 hours pay for those weeks, plus comp time or overtime for hours actually worked (minimum 2 hrs per call).

Open until filled. EOE/ADAThe City of Morganton is striving for inclusive and diverse employee opportunities.  We value and strive for a diverse employee population to represent the Citizens that we serve.

Applications may be obtained online at www.morgantonnc.gov or at the Human Resources Department, Morganton City Hall, 305 E. Union Street, Suite A-100, Morganton, NC.  Phone (828) 438-5253


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Applications must be received in the Human Resources Department by the closing date above.

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Email applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , mail them to Human Resources, City of Morganton, PO Box 3448, Morganton NC 28680-3448, or drop them off in person at City Hall, 305 E. Union St. Suite A100, Morganton, NC 28655 .

For more information call, 828-438-5253 .

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