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Equal Employment Opportunity

KPUB actively promotes equal-opportunity employment and equal pay on the basis of merit and ability to perform work. Equal opportunity will be extended to all qualified employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, or disability. 

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Taylor Riley

Taylor Riley

Lineman

“At KPUB, I work with a great team of other line workers who all take pride in the work we do and are always ready to roll up our sleeves and help each other out. I love that my job as a KPUB lineman challenges me every day in different ways and the brotherhood it involves in training one another. KPUB is a great company that has offered me an opportunity to develop my career here, and I’m able to use my skills and knowledge to keep progressing in this line of work and continuously grow.”

Our benefits

Full-time employees enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes the following:

  • Health, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Critical Sickness Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Available Positions

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Lineman
POSITION STATUS: Full Time / Non Exempt
GRADE: 21
DEPARTMENT: Operations
REPORTS TO: General Foreman

JOB SUMMARY

Perform skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of distribution lines and equipment in de-energized and energized environments using rubber-gloving techniques. Direct subordinates in the completion of less complex routine duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set poles and down-guys.
  • Frame poles and pull in conductors for distribution circuits.
  • Install transformers, regulators, capacitors, reclosers, air switches, and other equipment.
  • Phase circuits together.
  • Install and maintain underground circuits and transformers.
  • Install residential and commercial services.
  • Install and disconnect meters.
  • Train apprentice linemen and helpers.
  • Maintain assigned vehicles.
  • Be familiar with and follow all safety regulations; promote a safe work place with coworkers.
  • Be familiar with distribution construction specifications.
  • Work with co-workers, supervisory personnel and the general public.
  • Climb poles and work from bucket trucks.
  • Perform strenuous work under emergency conditions and in all weather conditions.
  • All other assignments as directed by supervisor or General Manager/CEO.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Sufficient education and vocational training plus a minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible experience in electrical power line work.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Commercial Driver’s license and have a good driving record.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential functions of the job described with or without reasonable accommodation, including being able to lift up to 100 pounds of materials.
  • Must be able to work irregular hours including overtime, weekends, nights and “on-call” and “after hour” duty assignments when scheduled or as required.
  • Bondable.
  • JOB DESCRIPTION

    TITLE: Lineman Helper
    POSITION STATUS: Full Time / Non Exempt
    GRADE: 13
    DEPARTMENT: Operations
    REPORTS TO: General Foreman

    JOB SUMMARY

    Work under immediate supervisor to perform various routine tasks on the ground to aid linemen in the construction, maintenance and repair of distribution lines in de-energized and energized environments.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • •Furnish tools and equipment to employees working on overhead or underground lines.
      •Assist in building and maintaining electrical lines and equipment.
      •Assist in setting poles, assembling cross arms and down-guys. Prepare material.
      •Learn material and hardware used for electrical distribution work.
      •Work cooperatively with co-workers, supervisory personnel, and the public.
      •Carry out verbal and written instructions.
      •Perform general housekeeping in crew yard, line trucks, and job sites.
      •Transport material, equipment, and crew to job sites in commercial vehicles.
      •Must be able (or able to learn) to climb into and out of bucket trucks and to climb poles with properfall restraints.
      •Perform strenuous work in all weather conditions.
      •Become familiar with and follow all safety rules.
      •All other assignments as directed by supervisor or General Manager/CEO.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Education and training to perform the tasks of the job.
      •Must possess or acquire tools of good to superior quality required for this job. The tools requiredare found on the basic tool list supplied to this employee upon employment or transfer to this job.
      •Knowledge of tools and materials related to the job.
    • Ability to effectively interact with co-workers, supervisors and the public.
      • Good communications skills.
      • Texas Commercial Driver’s License preferred or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment.
      • High school diploma or equivalent.
      • Must be physically and mentally able to perform the essential functions of the job described with or without reasonable accommodation, including being able to lift up to 100 pounds of materials.
      • Must be able to work irregular hours including overtime, weekends, nights and “on-call” and “after hour” duty assignments when scheduled or as required.
      • Bondable.