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City of Russell - Electric Apprentice/Journeyman Lineman

City of Russell LogoThe City of Russell is seeking professional and community oriented individuals for full-time Electric Apprentice and/or Certified Journeyman Lineman positions.

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural city, it is our vision to serve as the County’s regional center. We are a community that is dedicated to family, friends and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are One Russell, building a self-reliant future. We are home.

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement program, and several other optional benefit programs.

This position includes the construction, repair, and maintenance of the City of Russell’s overhead and underground Electric Distribution and Transmission systems, which are vital to providing power to our community. Employees will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and continuing education. As an Apprentice, education in electrical wiring or completion of a lineman training degreed program preferred. As a Journeyman Lineman, five or more years of electrical distribution experience as well as a journeyman’s certification is required. Applicant for either positions must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. and have a valid Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License within one month of employment. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening and job placement assessment are required.

Applications and a full job description may be obtained at russellcity.org or at The City of Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications can be submitted in person, online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to [email protected] Applications will accepted until September 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Applications will be reviewed as received.

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