YELLOWSTONE VALLEY ELECTRIC COOP Groundman / Apprentice Lineman in HUNTLEY, Montana

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. is seeking a Groundman/Apprentice Lineman - The specific purpose of Apprentice Lineman is to work in a planned program of progressive training & experiences that will result in the development of skills & knowledge necessary for the construction, operation, & maintenance of a reliable electric system. This position under the direction of Line Superintendent & Crew Foreman is responsible for assisting Journeyman Linemen & Operators in the construction, alteration & maintenance of overhead & underground lines. Apprenticeship is based on a one-year period as Groundman & a three-year training program as Apprentice Lineman performing on the job work as well as related vocational education learning the procedures of a Journeyman Lineman. This is required prior to being considered for classification. Employee will follow safety standards & cooperative policies. A current valid commercial drivers license with (CDL) issued by the State of Montana, CPR and First Aid certificates are required. A six-month probationary period also applies. Union scale position with excellent benefit package. Successful candidates will be a union employee. The hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The closing date is August 18, 2017