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Lineman - Journeyman - Military Veterans

at Evergy

JOB TITLE: Lineman - Splicer Journeyman
REQUISITION: TRA004Y
DEPARTMENT: Southland
LOCATION: Southland Service Center - 19950 Newton Ave, Bucyrus, KS 66013
PAY: $52.66

Headquartered in both Kansas City and Topeka, Evergy employs about 4,900 people who are dedicated to empowering a better future. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for Lineman - Splicer Journeyman in Stillwell, Kansas, wage rate $52.66.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Constructs, tests, maintains, removes, repairs, and operates the underground and overhead distribution system. Performs all electrical and non- electrical related duties. Does substation work requiring the skills and knowledge of a Journeyman Lineman. Performs all work in a safe manner and in accordance with the Company's established safety rules and guidelines. Participates in regular safety training as scheduled. Drives and keeps trucks, equipment, and tools in clean condition and makes written report of vehicle or equipment trouble to Fleet Services. Mounts and removes chains when necessary. Performs minor, operator - level service on trucks in the field that does not require the installation or removal of parts. Helps or changes tires in the field. Operates equipment necessary to perform work assigned including, but not limited to, bucket trucks, digger derricks, pressure diggers, boom trucks, trenchers, and other equipment. Performs tree trimming when necessary to accomplish the work. Performs other minor duties of a similar or related nature that are incidental to the work of this classification and not in conflict with the collective bargaining agreement.

EDUCATION: High School or equivalent

EXPERIENCE: Candidates who have not performed the work of Journeyman Lineman at Evergy must be able to document successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship program for Journeyman Lineman or have a minimum of two years' work experience as a Journeyman Lineman. Experience must include documented, satisfactory performance of all standard tasks and responsibilities of a distribution lineman working for a public electrical utility and/or recognized utility contracting company.

SPECIAL BACKGROUND, EXPERIENCE
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Must be able to perform all essential job functions as identified by the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions.

GENERAL: Must have Class A CDL and be D.O.T certified as required by federal law

Evergy has a clear mission - To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone - regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status - has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Stilwell, KS

Salary Range
$0 to $66,013
Evergy

Evergy is a regulated utility company, powering the lives of 1.7 million customers across Kansas and Missouri. At Evergy, we've invested in a responsible portfolio transition, providing reliable, sustainable, affordable energy that puts you first. We’re embracing alternative energy sources to generate more power with less impact to our environment, and adopting new technologies that let our customers manage their energy use in ways that work for them. We rely on a diverse mix of energy sources to provide electricity including coal, gas, fuel oil, wind, solar, biogas, hydroelectric, and nuclear – in fact, Evergy owns and operates Wolf Creek Nuclear; Kansas’ only large nuclear power generating station. 

Whether it’s new ways to connect with us, electric vehicle charging stations, or the next innovation around the corner, we’re dedicated to empowering a better future.

Our People First Values:

  • Safety 
  • Integrity
  • Ownership
  • Adaptability

Who we are looking for:

Evergy is seeking transitioning military service members and military veterans across the country with a strong background in engineering, technology, nuclear, and environmental sciences. Ideal candidates bring strong problem-solving abilities, adaptability, a commitment to safety and the mission of empowering a better future.

Types of jobs we hire for:

  • Linework
  • Cyber Security / IT
  • Physical Security
  • Logistics / Supply Chain
  • Mechanic / Technician
  • Electrician / Electronics
  • Nuclear
  • Engineering

The discipline and structure of military service align seamlessly with the operational and safety standards crucial for utility work. Additionally, the technical skills acquired during service make veterans adept at handling equipment, troubleshooting and problem solving.

If you want to continue to serve the community where you live and work, we encourage you to consider Evergy. Evergy is proud to hire veteran and active-duty service men and women to power the lives of our customers in Kansas and Missouri. -Learn more about Evergy, our jobs, and our communities by completing

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If you want to continue to serve the community where you live and work, we encourage you to consider Evergy. Evergy is proud to hire veteran and active-duty service men and women to power the lives of our customers in Kansas and Missouri.

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