McDonough Power Cooperative located in Macomb, Illinois is accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman position – experienced Apprentices will be considered. McDonough Power is a distribution cooperative with approximately 1,400 miles of line serving over 5,000 meters in portions of 7 counties. Macomb is located in west-central Illinois just 40 miles from the Iowa/Missouri border. Macomb is the home of Western Illinois University and Spoon River College.
5-years of progressively responsible and verifiable experience in the construction/maintenance of electric distribution lines (energized and de-energized), in pole climbing, and using lineman tools ora graduate of a recognized lineman training program and 4-years of progressively responsible and verifiable experience in the construction/maintenance of electric distribution lines (energized and de-energized), in pole climbing, and using lineman tools.
Must have a H.S. Diploma/G.E.D., legible handwriting, and effective communications/interpersonal skills to deal with consumer-members, public, and co-workers.
Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid Class A CDL driver's license.
Must be able to work outside in varying weather conditions with overtime due to emergencies and being "on call" on a scheduled basis.
Must gain knowledge of the Cooperative's geographic system and be able to work without supervision.
Will be required to live within 5 miles (20 minutes) travel distance to the office.
Candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment physical.
Listed requirements not intended to be all inclusive.
The Cooperative offers a competitive wage and a complete benefits package including medical, life insurance, 401K, retirement plan, paid time off, and paid holidays. McDonough Power Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter by June 21, 2019 to: