Otter Tail Corporation Apprentice Service Representative/Lineman in Claremont, South Dakota

Otter Tail Power Company has an opening for a Journeyman or Apprentice Service Representative located in Britton, SD.

Applicants must be sufficiently qualified as a Journeyman Lineman or Apprentice Lineman and be able to do necessary emergency repair work. Must have a diploma from an accredited line worker program or equivalent experience. Must have knowledge of electric line construction, maintenance, and repair. Must be able to assume responsibilities for area operations, maintain favorable public relations, and supervise and instruct assistants as necessary. Must have a valid unrestricted interstate commercial driver’s license. Successful applicant will be expected to reside within 17 miles of permanent headquarters in Britton, SD.

Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned to learn the operation of an electric distribution system and the representing of the Company in a designated group of towns. Specifically installs, removes or replaces meters in customer establishments; reads meters, figures, makes up and collects some bills and follows up to collect delinquent accounts; installs and maintains service lines, receiving customer complaints and performing necessary repair work to overhead distribution or service facilities.

Otter Tail Power Company offers a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition to the online application, please upload a current resume. Applications accepted through April 25, 2018.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsRequiredPreferredLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferred