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NineStar Connect currently has a job opening for the position of Apprentice Lineman. This is a bargaining unit position that requires some evening and weekend work. NineStar Connect is an innovative community-minded, communications, energy, water and sewer cooperative. We provide the infrastructure that empowers thoughtful development and improves quality of place in Central Indiana.

BENEFITS:NineStar Connect offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, retirement and 401(k).

Apply online atwww.ninestarconnect.comby Monday, November 6, 2017.


RESPONSIBILITIES:As an Apprentice Lineman, you will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a Journeyman Lineman through a program of progressive training and experiences in the construction, operation and maintenance of the electric system. You will assist in providing customers with a reliable source of energy that is available when needed.

Duties required:

  • Assist the line personnel, observe safety rules at all times, and execute service and work orders.

  • Climb poles and perform work on energized lines of single phase lines of 7200v under the direct supervision of a journeyman lineman.

  • Perform the complicated line construction and maintenance work on energized secondary’s and on dead structures and equipment in accordance with approved specifications.

  • Perform the complicated work on energized primary conductors and equipment instruction and training.

  • String, splice, sag, and tie electric conducts on energized lines

  • Install and change out meters, transformers, cutouts, reclosers, breakers, sectionalizers and other associated apparatus on lines not to exceed 7200v under direct supervision of a Journeyman Lineman.

  • Perform and develop basic skills in hot line work using hot line tools in accordance with prescribed procedures and good safety practices.

  • Perform all duties for retirement and removal of electric lines, account for all materials removed, and see that retired materials are disassembled fully before checking them into the warehouse.

  • Complete scheduled tool and equipment inspection.

  • Perform “service watch” duty assignments starting the 3rdstep of the apprenticeship accompanied by a Journeyman Lineman.


Strong focus on safety:Working knowledge of the hazards that exist in the form of falls, electric shock, electric flash, falling objects, and trafficCompetent in electricity:Knowledge of the Rural Utilities Service Specifications and Guidelines, substations, switching devices, transformer banks, oil circuit breakers, voltage regulators, line fuses, line currents, and voltage levels. Adheres to bucket weight limits and participates in bucket truck and pole-top rescue training.Analytical abilities:Able to gather relevant data using appropriate methodologies and analyze that data in such a manner that valid conclusions and insinuations can be drawn that assist in making important business decisions.


  • Currently in good standing with a power line apprenticeship education and training program.

  • Must possess a valid Indiana Class 'A' Commercial Driver's License.

  • Maintain the ability to perform pole top rescue and bucket truck rescue.

  • Must maintain primary residence within the lesser of a) a (15) mile radius of the Ninestar connects south campus facility.

Job Information

  • Location:Greenfield, Indiana, 46163, United States

  • Job ID:37483603

  • Posted:October 12, 2017

  • Position Title:Apprentice Lineman

  • Company Name:NineStar Connect

  • Job Function:Operations

  • Job Type:Full-Time

  • Job Duration:Indefinite

  • Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent

  • Min Experience:1-2 Years

  • Required Travel:0-10%

  • Salary:$23.00 - $37.00 (Hourly Wage)