OPALCO is seeking a certified Journeyman Lineman to join our co-op team serving the San Juan Islands of Northwest Washington State. Position performs a wide range of work including construction, maintenance and operation of our overhead and underground transmission and distribution system; operation of equipment; and some interaction with co-op members. Will work closely with home crew of five linemen and also travel to other islands, working with two other small crews. Pay starts at $50.59/hour with the opportunity for up to two weeks of paid standby time each month in addition to overtime. Here is the Journeyman Lineman Detailed Job Description. This is a full-time, bargaining unit position.
OPALCO offers employees a unique working culture where member service is combined with state-of-the-art technology. Employees work in a high-energy environment. Creativity, innovation and teamwork are supported and encouraged. Employees have the opportunity to learn and grow in their careers, including training in the latest technologies. OPALCO offers excellent benefits, including health care coverage, vacation and sick leave, pension, 401K match, competitive salaries and holiday leave. Consider a career with OPALCO.
To apply for an open position, please submit an OPALCO employment application, your professional resume, cover letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Listed jobs are open until filled. OPALCO is an equal opportunity employer.
Island living comes with many perks: the pristine marine environment provides a moderate year-round climate and lots of outdoor recreation opportunities; our small, rural communities provide a close-knit and safe place to raise a family; and our schools (preschool through community college), libraries and summer programs are top notch. Thanks to OPALCO’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Rock Island, there is now robust broadband coverage throughout the islands for access to telecommuting, continuing education and connection to online resources.