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Cleco Power Line Technician III in Rosepine, Louisiana

Depending on the volume of applications, this position may close to external applicants before the job posting end date expires.


Under general supervision, the Power Line Technician II will assist in safely constructing, operating, inspecting and maintaining Cleco’s distribution system, equipment and facilities in accordance with distribution operations practices and service restoration all while maintaining customer satisfaction. Cleco’s Power Line Technician II are expected to learn industry and Cleco standard work practices from senior staff as well as through on the job and formal Cleco training.

Key Responsibilities

  • Champions a corporate culture that emphasizes transparency, integrity, safety, environmental responsibility, employee development, diversity and inclusion, customer service, and operational excellence.

  • Compliant with safety rules, procedures & regulations and positive safety observations. Attend and actively participate in safety meetings.

  • Works safely, productively and within established Cleco quality procedures & standards for position (productivity and quality standards can be based upon KPI reports).

  • Assists in the restoration, construction and maintenance of Cleco’s overhead and underground distribution systems safely, efficiently and in a timely manner, producing positive customer satisfaction and reducing SAIDI/SAIFI.

  • Good attendance record, including on time for regular work and scheduled overtime.

  • Available for callout/emergencies. Based upon current/forecasted weather conditions, responds when called or calls in/comes in to offer help.

  • Willing to occasionally work away from normal work location for mutual assistance within Cleco and other electric utilities.

  • Honestly and effectively communicates with managers, supervisors, leads, employees and customers, maintaining positive behavior.

  • Promotes teamwork, supporting company initiatives and providing good customer satisfaction.

Key Competencies

  • Safety

  • Communicates effectively

  • Plans and Aligns

  • Strategic mindset

  • Drives results

  • Ensures Accountability

  • Analytical skills

  • Compliance


Note: You will be required to take the CAST exam for this position. EEI practice tests are located on; Careers, FAQ’s, Pre-employment Testing

  • Secondary/High School Diploma

  • 3-5+ years of related experience preferred

  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies on the job

  • Proficient at functioning effectively within a team environment, present ideas and opinions in a respective and collegial manner

  • CDL Drivers Licenses required. Loss of CDL will result in automatic termination.

Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy holding company that conducts its business operations through two subsidiaries, Cleco Power and Cleco Cajun. Headquartered in Pineville, Louisiana, and in business since 1935, the company has almost 1,500 employees.

Cleco Power

Cleco Power is a regulated electric public utility that owns 10 generating units with a rated capacity of 3,360 megawatts, 1,335 miles of transmission lines and 12,152 miles of distribution lines. Cleco Power uses multiple generating sources and multiple fuels to serve approximately 290,000 customers in 24 of Louisiana's parishes through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. Parishes served include Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Catahoula, DeSoto, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Vernon and Washington.

Cleco Cajun

Cleco Cajun is an unregulated utility company that owns 14 generating units with a rated capacity of 3,379 MWs and wholesale contracts serving nine Louisiana cooperatives, three wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.