Apprentice Lineworker

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW) is a municipal electric and water utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut. SNEW serves some 9,000 customers with water in the greater Norwalk area and approximately 6,500 customers with electricity in South Norwalk. The District also maintains parks and other public spaces in the South Norwalk community. SNEW is a utility and is currently accepting applications for the following position:

 

APPRENTICE LINE WORKER

The Apprentice Line Worker works in a team environment with the Line Manager, Substation & Electric Distribution Engineers and Director of Electric Operations by:

  • Safely performing line work to construct, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all distribution voltage primary and secondary overhead and underground systems, including street lighting and substation equipment under the direction of the Line Manager.
  • This includes poles, wires, guys, fuses, switches, interrupters, transformers, capacitors, lighting, switchgear, disconnects, circuit switchers, batteries and other electric distribution system equipment.

 

Through a Four-Year Apprenticeship and on-the-job training, the Apprentice Line Worker must demonstrate an ability to learn:

  • SNEW’s Electric Rules & Regulations and Safety Policy.
  • Street lighting and overhead and underground electric distribution system maintenance, construction, troubleshooting practices.
  • A working knowledge of the implantation and limitation of tools, material and equipment.
  • Energized and de-energized electrical work, cable splicing and flagging.
  • How to request, write, check and perform substation and line switching (CONVEX TD800).
  • The operation of Aerial Lifts, Bucket and Digger/Derrick Trucks and other line equipment in a proper and safe manner.
  • The process to improve mapping and circuit diagrams.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • The ability to maintain good physical condition and having normal hearing and vision.
  • The ability to work indoors or outdoors.
  • The ability to work in standing position for extended periods of time including the ability to climb poles or structures and perform required work off the ground on ladders, staging, or aerial lifts without being susceptible to dizziness or easily distracted.
  • Being available and responding to emergencies after hours and as part of the weekly on-call rotation.
  • Performing other duties and attend training as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school, vocational trade school, or trade school diploma or GED
  • Ability to complete NEPPA’s Four year Line Worker Apprenticeship Program
  • Current, valid CT Class D Driver’s License.
  • A current CT Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B license (without restrictions E, G, or R) or ability to obtain.
  • Certificate of completeness for First Aid, CPR and pole-top & bucket rescue or ability to obtain.
  • Must live within 30 minutes commute to the utility.

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application is available at South Norwalk Electric and Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 or on the Employee Application link on our website at www.snew.org. Please email all applications to hr@snew.org. Applications must be submitted by July 15, 2020 for consideration. EOE

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Apprentice Lineworker Copy

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW) is a municipal electric and water utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut. SNEW serves some 9,000 customers with water in the greater Norwalk area and approximately 6,500 customers with electricity in South Norwalk. The District also maintains parks and other public spaces in the South Norwalk community. SNEW is a utility and is currently accepting applications for the following position:

APPRENTICE LINE WORKER

The Apprentice Line Worker works in a team environment with the Line Manager, Substation & Electric Distribution Engineers and Director of Electric Operations by:

 

  • Safely performing line work to construct, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all distribution voltage primary and secondary overhead and underground systems, including street lighting and substation equipment under the direction of the Line Manager.
  • This includes poles, wires, guys, fuses, switches, interrupters, transformers, capacitors, lighting, switchgear, disconnects, circuit switchers, batteries and other electric distribution system equipment.

 

Through a Four-Year Apprenticeship and on-the-job training, the Apprentice Line Worker must demonstrate an ability to learn:

 

  • SNEW’s Electric Rules & Regulations and Safety Policy.
  • Street lighting and overhead and underground electric distribution system maintenance, construction, troubleshooting practices.
  • A working knowledge of the implantation and limitation of tools, material and equipment.
  • Energized and de-energized electrical work, cable splicing and flagging.
  • How to request, write, check and perform substation and line switching (CONVEX TD800).
  • The operation of Aerial Lifts, Bucket and Digger/Derrick Trucks and other line equipment in a proper and safe manner.
  • The process to improve mapping and circuit diagrams.

 

Additional Requirements:

 

  • The ability to maintain good physical condition and having normal hearing and vision.
  • The ability to work indoors or outdoors.
  • The ability to work in standing position for extended periods of time including the ability to climb poles or structures and perform required work off the ground on ladders, staging, or aerial lifts without being susceptible to dizziness or easily distracted.
  • Being available and responding to emergencies after hours and as part of the weekly on-call rotation.
  • Performing other duties and attend training as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High school, vocational trade school, or trade school diploma or GED
  • Ability to complete NEPPA’s Four year Line Worker Apprenticeship Program
  • Current, valid CT Class D Driver’s License.
  • A current CT Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B license (without restrictions E, G, or R) or ability to obtain.
  • Certificate of completeness for First Aid, CPR and pole-top & bucket rescue or ability to obtain.
  • Must live within 30 minutes commute to the utility.

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application is available at South Norwalk Electric and Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 or on the Employee Application link on our website at www.snew.org. Please email all applications to hr@snew.org. Applications must be submitted by May 18, 2018 for consideration. EOE

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May 18, 2018

JOURNEYMAN – LINEWORKER

SOUTH NORWALK ELECTRIC AND WATER

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW) is a municipal electric and water utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut. SNEW serves some 9,000 customers with water throughout Norwalk and surrounding areas and approximately 6,500 customers with electric in South Norwalk. The District also maintains parks and other public spaces in the South Norwalk community.

JOURNEYMAN – LINEWORKER

Requirements:       The Line Worker works in a team environment with the Line Manager, the Substation Engineer, the Electric Distribution Engineer and others by:

  • Safely performing line work to construct, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all distribution voltage primary and secondary overhead and underground distribution systems, including street lighting and substation work under the direction of the Line Manager.
  • This includes poles, wires, guys, switches, interrupters, transformers, capacitors, lighting and other attachments.
  • The ability to learn, abide by and enforce SNEW’s Electric Rules & Regulations and Safety Policy.
  • Having a thorough knowledge of street lighting and overhead and underground electric distribution system maintenance, construction, troubleshooting practices.
  • Having a working knowledge of the implantation and limitation of tools, material and equipment.
  • The ability to perform energized and de-energized electrical work.
  • The ability to request, write, check and perform substation and line switching (TD800).
  • The ability to become certified in cable splicing and flagging.
  • Operating Aerial Lifts, Bucket Truck and Digger/Derrek Trucks and other line equipment in a proper and safe manner.
  • Communicating improvements in mapping and circuit diagrams.
  • Maintaining a good physical condition and having normal hearing and vision.
  • The ability to work indoors or outdoors.
  • The ability to work in standing position for extended periods of time including the ability to climb poles or structures and perform required work off the ground on ladders, staging, or aerial lifts without being susceptible to dizziness or easily distracted.
  • Being available and responding to emergencies after hours and as part of the weekly on-call rotation.
  • Performing other duties and attend training as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school, vocational trade school, or trade school diploma or GED
  • Completion of Four –to-five year Apprenticeship Program with mandatory on‐the‐job training at a recognized school, trade association or utility program
  • Completion of Journeyman Program with mandatory on‐the‐job training at a recognized school, trade association or utility program
  • Current, valid CT Class Two License and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B (without restrictions E, G, or R)
  • Certificate of completeness for First Aid, CPR and pole-top & bucket rescue
  • Must live within 30 minutes commute to the utility

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application packet is available at South Norwalk Electric & Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 or on our Website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by September 4, 2019 for consideration.

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September 04, 2019

Director of Electric Operations

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW), a water and electric utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut, is currently accepting applications for the following position:

 

DIRECTOR OF ELECTRIC OPERATIONS

 

SNEW is seeking a career-oriented individual to be responsible for the complete budgeting, engineering, operations, maintenance and construction of its electric system, including distribution, substation, and related facilities. The Director of Electric Operations is accountable for electric service performance and quality, and insures that all projects, improvements, processes, systems, procedures, practices and methods conform to industry standards.

 

The Director of Electric Operations is a vital member of SNEW’s management team, working closely with the General Manager and other Directors to assure the highest level of customer service and competitive rates to its electric customers. The Director sets performance goals and directs the Electric Operations personnel in the achievement of those goals, manages costs, and keeps abreast of technical requirements and developments in the electric distribution industry.

 

Requirements:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must have or the ability to obtain a Connecticut Driver’s License.
  • Bachelor degree in electric engineering (power option preferred) or related field and seven (7) years significant job‐related experience in electric distribution, at least three (3) of which include the supervision of line personnel.
  • Master’s degree in engineering, science or business is a plus. Professional Engineering license not required, but also preferred.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of electric distribution systems.
  • Track record of managing electric line personnel in a variety of operating conditions.
  • Ability to communicate at a variety of organizational levels, in both technical and non-technical modes.
  • Available to respond to emergency conditions to restore electric service, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Must live, or relocate to, within 45 minutes commute to SNEW’s headquarters in South Norwalk, CT.
  • Will be subject to a personal and DOT background check and drug test.

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. The application is available at South Norwalk Electric and Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, or on our Website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by September 11, 2018 for consideration. EOE

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September 11, 2018

Journeyman Lineworker

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW) is a municipal electric and water utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut. SNEW serves some 9,000 customers with water throughout Norwalk and surrounding areas and approximately 6,500 customers with electric in South Norwalk. The District also maintains parks and other public spaces in the South Norwalk community.

JOURNEYMAN – LINEWORKER

Requirements:       The Line Worker works in a team environment with the Line Manager, the Substation Engineer, the Electric Distribution Engineer and others by:

 

  • Safely performing line work to construct, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all distribution voltage primary and secondary overhead and underground distribution systems, including street lighting and substation work under the direction of the Line Manager.
  • This includes poles, wires, guys, switches, interrupters, transformers, capacitors, lighting and other attachments.
  • The ability to learn, abide by and enforce SNEW’s Electric Rules & Regulations and Safety Policy.
  • Having a thorough knowledge of street lighting and overhead and underground electric distribution system maintenance, construction, troubleshooting practices.
  • Having a working knowledge of the implantation and limitation of tools, material and equipment.
  • The ability to perform energized and de-energized electrical work.
  • The ability to request, write, check and perform substation and line switching (TD800).
  • The ability to become certified in cable splicing and flagging.
  • Operating Aerial Lifts, Bucket Truck and Digger/Derrek Trucks and other line equipment in a proper and safe manner.
  • Communicating improvements in mapping and circuit diagrams.
  • Maintaining a good physical condition and having normal hearing and vision.
  • The ability to work indoors or outdoors.
  • The ability to work in standing position for extended periods of time including the ability to climb poles or structures and perform required work off the ground on ladders, staging, or aerial lifts without being susceptible to dizziness or easily distracted.
  • Being available and responding to emergencies after hours and as part of the weekly on-call rotation.
  • Performing other duties and attend training as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High school, vocational trade school, or trade school diploma or GED
  • Completion of Four –to-five year Apprenticeship Program with mandatory on‐the‐job training at a recognized school, trade association or utility program
  • Completion of Journeyman Program with mandatory on‐the‐job training at a recognized school, trade association or utility program
  • Current, valid CT Class Two License and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B (without restrictions E, G, or R)
  • Certificate of completeness for First Aid, CPR and pole-top & bucket rescue
  • Must live within 30 minutes commute to the utility

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application packet is available at South Norwalk Electric & Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, on our Website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by May 18, 2018 for consideration.

Job Details

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Status
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Closing
May 18, 2018

Apprentice Lineworker

South Norwalk Electric and Water (SNEW) is a municipal electric and water utility owned and operated by the Second Taxing District, Norwalk, Connecticut. SNEW serves some 9,000 customers with water in the greater Norwalk area and approximately 6,500 customers with electricity in South Norwalk. The District also maintains parks and other public spaces in the South Norwalk community. SNEW is a utility and is currently accepting applications for the following position:

APPRENTICE LINE WORKER

The Apprentice Line Worker works in a team environment with the Line Manager, Substation & Electric Distribution Engineers and Director of Electric Operations by:

  • Safely performing line work to construct, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all distribution voltage primary and secondary overhead and underground systems, including street lighting and substation equipment under the direction of the Line Manager.
  • This includes poles, wires, guys, fuses, switches, interrupters, transformers, capacitors, lighting, switchgear, disconnects, circuit switchers, batteries and other electric distribution system equipment.

 

Through a Four-Year Apprenticeship and on-the-job training, the Apprentice Line Worker must demonstrate an ability to learn:

  • SNEW’s Electric Rules & Regulations and Safety Policy.
  • Street lighting and overhead and underground electric distribution system maintenance, construction, troubleshooting practices.
  • A working knowledge of the implantation and limitation of tools, material and equipment.
  • Energized and de-energized electrical work, cable splicing and flagging.
  • How to request, write, check and perform substation and line switching (CONVEX TD800).
  • The operation of Aerial Lifts, Bucket and Digger/Derrick Trucks and other line equipment in a proper and safe manner.
  • The process to improve mapping and circuit diagrams.

 

Additional Requirements:

  • The ability to maintain good physical condition and having normal hearing and vision.
  • The ability to work indoors or outdoors.
  • The ability to work in standing position for extended periods of time including the ability to climb poles or structures and perform required work off the ground on ladders, staging, or aerial lifts without being susceptible to dizziness or easily distracted.
  • Being available and responding to emergencies after hours and as part of the weekly on-call rotation.
  • Performing other duties and attend training as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school, vocational trade school, or trade school diploma or GED
  • Ability to complete NEPPA’s Four year Line Worker Apprenticeship Program
  • Current, valid CT Class D Driver’s License.
  • A current CT Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class B license (without restrictions E, G, or R) or ability to obtain.
  • Certificate of completeness for First Aid, CPR and pole-top & bucket rescue or ability to obtain.
  • Must live within 30 minutes commute to the utility.

 

SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application is available at South Norwalk Electric and Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854 or on the Employee Application link on our website at www.snew.org. Please email all applications to hr@snew.org. Applications must be submitted by September 13, 2019 for consideration. EOE

Job Details

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Closing
September 13, 2019