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Electric Line Worker


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The City of Covington is currently accepting applications for an Electric Line Worker in the Electric Department with a starting hourly rate of $29.16 to a maximum hourly rate of $42.82 depending upon qualifications. Potential to reach top pay within 4 years if all 4 levels of lineman test are passed. This is skilled journeyman-worker level electrical work involved in the installation, maintenance, alteration and repair of overhead electrical lines, underground lines and electrical substations. An employee in this class works under the direction of the crew supervisor or lead line worker on electric power lines typically up to 25,000 volts.  Required training and experience include graduation from high school or GED equivalent, certification as a journey line worker, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in “HOT LINE” work including new construction and overhead primary line re-conductoring.  Underground experience desirable. Special Requirements include valid Georgia Commercial Driver’s License Class A or ability to obtain one with proper endorsement, and a journeyman line worker’s license or certification. Qualified applicants may apply on our website at or may apply in person at the Covington City Hall, 2194 Emory Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. This position will remain open until filled. The City of Covington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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