Belmont Municipal Light Department (Belmont Light) is accepting applications for a First Class, Second Class, or Apprentice Line Worker. The primary duties of the position are:
safely install, maintain and repair underground and overhead lines mains, conduits, poles and related apparatus;
pull in and splice cables;
erect and set poles;
install new fuses;
follow switching orders;
climb poles and operate bucket trucks and other aerial lift equipment;
remove old switch gear, brushes and repairs old duct work, etc.; and
repair all communications, fiber optics and safety wiring for the Town.
The line worker will also: participate in stand-by call to respond to emergencies on a rotating basis and will respond to public inquiries; requests and complaints related to line activities; install and remove banners, holiday lighting and decorations; ensure that vehicles are properly stocked and maintained for all operations; and perform tree-trimming duties as required.
Candidates with a high school diploma, relevant vocational/technical training, and previous line work experience preferred. Other relevant experience also considered. Position requires High Voltage Line Worker Certification and possession of or ability to attain a valid Class B MA Commercial Driver’s License; Class A License expected to be obtained within 12 months of hire. Subject to federal drug and alcohol testing requirements.