Notice of Job Opening – Lineman

Compensation: Salary dependent upon relevant qualifications and job experience plus FRS retirement package, very generous sick and vacation time accrual benefit, as well as, 100% employer paid CHP health insurance package.

Location: 115 Lincoln Drive, Chattahoochee, FL 32324

Job Type: Full-Time Non-Exempt

Department: Electric

Closing Date and Time: Friday, February 28, 2020 3:00 PM EST  

Contact Person: Stewart Hall (850) 663-4475                      


A lineman performs a variety of tasked involved in the construction, maintenance, and repair of power, lighting and signal systems. Work is usually performed under the supervision of the Electric Foreman; however, employees may be assigned to emergency trouble spots in which case they work independently or with another lineman. Work is subject to inspection by the Electric Foreman while in progress and upon completion for quality and adherence to safety precautions.


Essential Duties

Climbs poles to repair, replace, or construct power lines, lightening arrestors, insulators, transformers, street lights, capacitor bank switches, circuit breakers, cross arms braces, and related electrical distribution equipment.

Monitors electrical loads and circuits by use of ammeters, volt-meters, ohmmeters, and related testing equipment.

Splices cable, replaces fuses and locates and clears short circuits and other sources of power failure.

Uses hot sticks, switch sticks, fuse pullers, rubber gloves, and other safety equipment to repair energized and de-energized lines and circuits.

Sets poles, assists in making necessary repairs; operate bucket, winch, and pole derrick trucks as required.

Performs maintenance and repair work on meters and traffic controls.

Performs other duties as requested.


Lineman experience is preferred but not required; training is available.

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess a valid Florida Driver License. If not certified as a lineman, the ability to develop the skills of a lineman required for certification. Ability to learn the electrical distribution system of the City as far as service area and districts. Ability to use all extremities, do heavy lifting and pulling, work in adverse weather conditions and not have a fear of working at heights in a bucket.

If interested, please submit a completed cover letter, resume, and application to City Hall, located at 22 Jefferson Street, Chattahoochee, FL 32324. Applications can be picked up at City Hall or downloaded below. The City of Chattahoochee prioritizes and is committed to continuously providing a workplace where equal employment opportunity is afforded to all people.