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The City of Albemarle offers many exciting employment opportunities. Our employees receive a very compensative plan with excellent benefits and with a very rewarding career.

Please note that the chosen applicants will be offered the job contingent upon passing a substance abuse test.


How to Apply for a City of Albemarle position:

  • Presently employed City personnel may apply directly to the City Human Resources Director.
  • All qualified applicants must complete a City of Albemarle Employment Application,  which can also be obtained from the Albemarle NCWorks local office, 944 N First Street, Albemarle, NC.
  • Completed application may be submitted in person to NCWorks or the City Human Resources Office via email, fax, or mail. 


The City of Albemarle is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Electric Line Technician I

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Based on education and experience.
  • Posted Date:06/07/2019 8:36 AM
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Electric Distribution Superintendent
Location/Hours: Albemarle, NC/Varies

Position Overview 
This position is responsible for technical work assisting in the construction, maintenance and repair of underground and overhead lines in the electrical distribution system.

General Responsibilities
• Operates and maintains line truck; services truck as needed; checks and keeps equipment in good operating condition, operates trenchers, and other light, medium, and heavy equipment.
• Operates and maintains tools used in electric distribution work.
• Participates with Journeyman level line workers in performing primary and secondary voltage work and associated tasks. 
• Assists in the installation of primary and secondary underground cables, poles, transformers and all associated equipment and materials.
• Works on a line crew and answers requests and calls for various services.
• Assists with power outages and helps make emergency repairs..
• Serves in the on-call rotation and responds to call-back when contacted..

• Possession of a valid North Carolina commercial driver's license.
• Graduation from high school supplemented by technical training in electrical principles and some experience in a skilled trade, preferably electrical; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Possession  of or ability to obtain certification as a graduate of Basic Climbing school, Basic Lineman school, Basic Underground school, Basic Metering school, Substation school, Transformer school and Electric Safety certification as required by the City.
• Training in Basic First Aid and AED use and Arc Flash Safety
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