The Town of Groton MA Electric Light Department is seeking both experienced and inexperienced applicants for the position of lineworker or apprentice lineworker.
Completion of high school, trade school, or equivalent education with a diploma or GED is necessary. Applicant must pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug test; and must reside within a 30-minute commute of Groton, MA. Applicant must hold a valid driver’s license and must obtain a Class B CDL (commercial driver’s license) with airbrake endorsement and Massachusetts DPS Hoisting Engineers License 1B/2A within six months of hire. The successful candidate must be able to perform strenuous labor tasks and be available for extended hours when required.
Job requirements include but are not limited to, maintenance of overhead and underground lines with voltages up to 13.8Kv, operating mechanical equipment, record keeping of stock, pole setting, and pole climbing, as well as the ability to frequently lift heavy objects.
Candidates will learn through on-the-job and formal training. Inexperienced candidates must attend a utility-designated lineworker training program which will be sponsored and paid for by GELD.
The Groton Electric Light Department is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. To request an application, call Tammi Lemire at 978-448-1150 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will remain open until it is filled.