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Ground Worker/Apprentice Trainee

Company: Nueces Electric Cooperative (NEC)
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGround Worker/Apprentice Trainee At Nueces Electric Cooperative, we thrive on being the organization that people love to work at. Come join our team as a Ground Worker/Apprentice Trainee in our Calallen, TX. location today! We are committed to providing great benefits to include Medical, Retirement, Holiday Pay, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, and Life Insurance. This position is non-exempt starting at $19.65 per hour, DOE. *Note to applicants* Due to the high volume of applicants for this position, individual phone inquiries may not be provided. Applicants for this position will receive email correspondence upon completion of the on-line application and assessment.Position SummaryThe Ground Worker/Apprentice Trainee will perform the preparatory work and ground tasks supporting lineman following safe working procedures, rules and regulations. Ground Worker/Apprentice Trainee will work under the supervision of a skilled worker while performing the work of the trade. This position will advance through the Apprentice Lineman Program (4-year program) governed and certified by the U.S. Department of Labor. Must also meet the employment minimum requirements and complete probationary period. Level of placement may depend on the candidate's certifications, experience, and documented on the job (OJT) documents. ResponsibilitiesWill perform construction and maintenance work. Will perform manual labor tasks such as: loading material, digging ditches, hydraulic tamping, cutting brush, climbing poles and moving materials. Assist Journey Line Worker with framing poles, loading poles and transformers on trucks and trailers. Stock material on trucks and ensure that trucks are fueled and clean. Will prepare tools and equipment for Journey Line Worker on job sites and perform any tasks as assigned. Fill out and process forms and paperwork as assigned. The Ground Worker/Apprentice Trainee sets exemplary safety standards by ensuring that safety policies, rules and procedures are followed.Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have valid Commercial Class "A" License
  • Must have experience working outdoors and in extreme weather conditions
  • Must be self-motivated and mechanically inclined
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, holidays, irregular hours
  • Must reside within 30 minutes from assigned base of operation
  • Must have worked with electrical circuitry, lines and equipment
  • Must be able to work with mathematical concepts such as the fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Must be able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, rations and proportions to practical situations
  • Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively to groups of customers, employees or organizations.
  • Must have ability to use web-based performance management, time management tracking systems, email software (such as Outlook), internet software, word processing software (MS Word) and have the ability to write reportsPreferred
    • Lineman College Certification
    • CPR, First Aid Certification, Confined Space, Pole climbing certificationsNueces Electric Cooperative (NEC) is more than a non-profit, customer-owned, "at cost" electric utility. Founded in 1938, today NEC serves over 19,000 electric meters for consumers in eight South Texas counties surrounding the beautiful Texas Gulf Coast. Nueces Electric Cooperative is a proactive cooperative who is paving ways in the cooperative industry. In 2005, Nueces Electric Cooperative became the first electric cooperative to voluntarily deregulate. We are the only deregulated electric Co-op in Texas and only one of a handful in the United States. NEC leadership started the conversation in 1999, and NEC membership voted to open to the electric choice market in 2000. In 2005, parent company, Nueces Electric Cooperative, officially introduced NEC Retail, the Co-op's competitive retail subsidiary. Today, NEC Retail serves the retail electric needs of over 32,000 consumers across Texas.Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. EEO/AA-M/F/disability/protected veteran status

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Keywords: Nueces Electric Cooperative (NEC), Corpus Christi , Ground Worker/Apprentice Trainee, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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