City of Lafayette
Light and Power Department
The City of LaFayette Light and Power Department is seeking a full-time apprentice lineman. (Duties listed do not include all tasks that may be assigned.) The successful candidate, working under the supervision of the superintendent, shall assist in the construction, maintenance, and repair of the City's electrical distribution system including the setting of poles, anchors and guys, the placing of crossarms and insulators, stringing wire, installing transformers, service drops, and metering equipment. In addition, the successful candidate shall assist in Installing and maintaining street, security, and flood lighting, assist in the restoration of electrical service after power failures, and will be required to have some knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in electrical line work. The successful candidate must also have the ability to follow instructions and exercise care and interest in the performance of assigned duties safely and efficiently while maintaining a good working relationship with co-workers. The position requires a CDL or the ability to obtain a CDL license within the probationary period. The person selected will need to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check.
The City of Lafayette is an Equal Opportunity Employer.