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Apprentice or Journeyman Lineman

West River Electric Assn, Inc. has one (1) Linemen position (Apprentice or Journeyman) open at its Rapid City Branch office in Rapid City, SD. This candidate must be experienced in 69Kv transmission work, 7.2 and 14.4Kv distribution work, and rubber gloving procedures.  Must be able to perform construction, maintenance and repair work on overhead and underground distribution systems, transmission lines, substations, and related facilities.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Min qualifications include completion of an accredited power line program. The individual selected must possess, or be able to obtain a valid SD Class A commercial driver’s license and have good interpersonal skills in working with our membership. This position will require heavy lifting, evening & weekend hours, overnight travel, and working in all types of weather conditions. 


Requirements and application can be picked up in a WREA office, obtained from the SD Dept. of Labor or downloaded below.  The deadline for applications is July 15, 2019. For more information contact Mike Letcher at (605) 393-1500.  Mail your completed app to WREA, Attn: Jenny Patterson, PO Box 412 Wall, SD 57790 or email to WREA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Employment Application can be downloaded here.

Job Description can be downloaded here.


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