The City of Ukiah invites applications for our Journey-Level Lineworker classification. The City offers competitive salary and benefits. Additional recruitment incentives include:
$10,000 lateral signing bonus;
Relocation benefit and housing allowance negotiable;
Vacation bank incentive and transferred sick bank negotiable.
Under general supervision, perform experienced level work in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground lines, street lighting, and electrical distribution systems; and perform related work as assigned.
Completion of an apprenticeship program resulting in recognition as a journeyman status line attendant. Electric Utility experience preferred.
Graduation from high school or GED required.
Possession of a valid Class A California Driver's License (this position is subject to the United States Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration regulations relating to controlled substance and alcohol use and testing).
Current CPR card. Proof of Confined Space, First Responder Haz-Mat, Flagging Traffic Control, and Pole Top Bucket Rescue training.
Possession of High Voltage Electrical Rubber Gloving Certification, or ability to obtain within 60 days from date of hire, subject to the City providing said training within that timeframe.
All Lineworkers shall be expected, within six months of hire, to establish residence allowing response to the Corporation Yard within 35 minutes of notification to report.
The City of Ukiah (pop. approx. 16,075) is the regional employment and services hub of Mendocino and Lake Counties, located in the beautiful Northern California Yokayo Valley, and surrounded by rich grape vineyards, pear orchards, and coastal mountains. Situated on the Highway 101 corridor, Ukiah is approximately two hours north of San Francisco, providing easy access to Bay Area resources. Ukiah also benefits from close proximity to the Mendocino Coast and spectacular redwood forests, and enjoys an abundance of recreational, arts, and cultural amenities throughout Mendocino County. The City’s growing trail system, walkable downtown and neighborhood areas, and broad recreational programming appeals to residents of all ages and interests that draws an increasing amount of participants, builds community, and provides family-friendly fun.
As the county seat of Mendocino County, Ukiah is a full-service city providing a range of municipal services, including police and fire protection, water, sewer, electric, land use planning and development services, street maintenance, parks and recreation services including a museum and 18-hole golf course, and an airport. The City is governed by... a five?member Council, elected at?large by the citizens of Ukiah, and the Mayor rotates annually among all Councilmembers .