Member Job Openings
Town of Bedford, VA:
Lineworker A – Performs installation, maintenance and repair work on low and high voltage transmission and distribution lines up to 69 KV; operates bucket truck, digger-derrick truck, backhoe, trencher, service truck and other equipment in connection with duties; hangs transformers and connects secondary wires… To see the full position description, click here.
Electrical System Engineer – Preferred Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree on electrical engineering • 5-9 years of experience in the utility power electrical engineering industry • Certifications – completion of the Engineering Training Test and the Electrical Engineering Registration Test. To see the full position description, click here.
Central Virginia Electric Cooperative:
Working Foreman – This is an opportunity for an experienced Journeyman/Line Tech who is proficient in all aspects and job duties of a Journeyman/Line Tech. In addition to being an exemplary Journeyman/Line Tech., this position requires a hands-on supervisor, effective in the supervision involved in the installation, rearrangement, operation, maintenance and removal of electrical transmission and distribution facilities. All work must be performed in accordance with CVEC safety rules and practices. To see the full position description, click here.
City of Salem, VA:
Electric Line Tech II – Performs intermediate skilled technical work assisting in the construction, maintenance, and operation of an electric distribution system, installing, maintaining, and repairing overhead and underground power lines and related facilities, operating equipment, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Electric Line Crew Leader. To see full position description, click here.
Virginia Tech Electric Service:
Powerline Worker – Reporting to the Campus/Town Electric Service Manager and under the guidance and/or supervision of the Lead Powerline Worker, the Powerline Worker installs, locates, maintains, and repairs electric utility distribution systems and a variety of other electrical services and equipment; utilizes hot line equipment and tools; does related work as required; may lead other line crew personnel in the absence of the Lead Powerline Worker. To see full position description, click here.
The story of a Virginia line worker – Cardinal News
by Clint Card May 18, 2023
I am an electrical line worker. There are thousands of us across our Commonwealth. You probably don’t see us, and if you do, we’re likely just a person up on a pole that caught the attention of your kid. But we keep the lights on for families. We make the refrigerators run that keep your dad’s medicine working. We turn on the computers that let Virginia small businesses operate. We ensure hospitals are open and schools’ lights are on. We power the Commonwealth and keep it running.
To keep reading, please follow this link.