Journeyman Lineman/Staking Technician/Electric Cooperative on Kodiak Island in Kodiak, Alaska. This full-time union position will provide for the maximum utilization of electrical equipment and control apparatus used in supplying power to consumers served by Kodiak Electric Association..
Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) is a progressive and innovative stand-alone generation, transmission, and distribution electric cooperative located on spectacular Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, 252 air miles southwest of Anchorage, serving approximately 6,000 meters with 388 miles of line. The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2021, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated 99.4% of our power.
Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting and recreational activities. This is the land of wild King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Halibut, and the great Kodiak Brown Bear. Approximately two-thirds of the island is National Wildlife Refuge. The Port of Kodiak is consistently ranked as one of the top three fishing ports in the U.S. Alaska's Emerald Island has a mild, ever-changing maritime climate.
KEA offers an excellent comprehensive NRECA and IBEW benefits package. Signing Bonus/Relocation Assistance offered. Alaska does not have a state income tax.
A complete job description and application is on our website: www.kodiakelectric.com. Email Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, Kodiak Electric Association, for more information: email@example.com. This position is open until filled. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Applicants must qualify as an IBEW Journeyman Electrical Lineman. Must have the equivalent of formal post secondary education in electrical theory or four or more years of formal apprenticeship training. Hiring preference will be given to those candidates with a high school diploma and who have completed a Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) apprenticeship. High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have or be able to obtain a current Journeyman Power Lineman Certificate of Fitness from the State of Alaska Division of Labor Standards and Safety. Information about the State of Alaska Certificate of Fitness may be found at State of Alaska/Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Labor Standards and Safety Division/Mechanical Inspection, or the following link: https://labor.alaska.gov/lss/forms/cof-app.pdf.
Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and 99.4% of our 2021 generation portfolio came from renewable hydro and wind resources. KEA owns, operates, and maintains a hydroelectric facility, a cutting edge wind farm with a battery energy storage system integrating hydro and wind resources as an integrated renewable generation system, two diesel generator power plants, one combined cycle plant, six substations, and 388 miles of lines serving approximately 6,000 meters. Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty and a mild, ever-changing maritime climate, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting, and recreational activities.
As of July 1, 2022, KEA had 35 employees working in three divisions of the Cooperative, all under the direction of the President/CEO. The President/CEO, in turn, is responsible to a nine person Board of Directors. Cooperative members elect directors to staggered three-year terms. An appointed U.S.C.G. Liaison also serves on the Board to promote open communications between the KEA Board of Directors ...and the U.S.C.G. The KEA Board of Directors and staff work together with the membership to make Kodiak a better community in which to live. Our Vision Statement is: Endeavor to maintain 98% of energy sales with cost effective renewable power solutions for the future of our members and the community. Our Mission Statement is: Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. is committed to providing safe, reliable energy and a high level of service excellence to enhance the quality of life of its members and of the community.