Come 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!

Position participates in the installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electric power lines.   Prefer experience at the class "C" lineman level. Must be able to use a variety of tools, equipment and materials used in electric line construction. Position operates electric line construction equipment including bucket trucks, line trucks, trenchers, and backhoes. Position climbs utility poles and assists in the installation of pole top equipment.  Will be required to work standby duty and subject to 24-hour callout.  Must be a high school graduate supplemented by technical training in electrical principles and some experience in a skilled trade, preferably electrical; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have or be able to obtain a CDL within 6 months. Must be able to lift up to 70 pounds safely.

Salary range begins at $33,504. 

Open until filled. Interviews will begin on Feb. 23, 2021. EOE/ADA.


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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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