Town Manager - Ennis, MT

  • Northwestern Energy
  • Nov 22, 2021
Full time Distribution-Shipping Operations

Job Description

NORTHWESTERN ENERGY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING: JOB REQUISITION #3489

POSTING DATES: November 22, 2021 through December 6, 2021

Title

Town Manager - Rate 1

(Must be certified Journeyman Lineman)

Department/Division

Distribution Operations

Work Location

Ennis, MT

Guidepost

$53.72 per CBA

Employment Status

Regular Full-time

Employment Physical

Required

Drug Test

Required

Background Check

Required

Relocation Benefit

Negotiable

Telecommuting

None

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION

The Town Manager is a Journeyman Lineman that provides electric services. They are responsible for overall service throughout their area. When services require additional personnel, they will coordinate and assist with the work as needed.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with Northwestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives
  • Communicate verbally to maintain safety on worksite and during emergency situations
  • Troubleshoot power outages, utility concerns and power quality issues
  • Perform low or high-voltage electrical work and meter-related service work as needed
  • Complete service work related to gas distribution, as qualified or experienced as needed
  • Perform sustained work at heights including on ladders and poles, and in buckets
  • Locate underground services
  • Delivery non pay notices and perform connects and disconnects for non-payment
  • Perform service temporary connects/disconnects at the customer's request
  • Install underground lines and retire overhead lines
  • Frame, install, or replace poles
  • Perform rubber-gloving techniques to safely service high voltage lines and equipment
  • Fix streetlights and ready-guard lights
  • Set meters to monitor electrical consumption
  • Interact with the public and help resolve customer-billing and community involvement
  • Complete documentation as required
  • Assume leadership role in response to emergency situations
  • Plan projects and direct crews to complete work in day to day and emergency situations
  • Work as a team member to safely and efficiently complete work activities
  • Assist in snow removal to maintain access to utility equipment
  • Shovel dirt to dig or backfill trenches for underground services
  • Work overtime including call out availability for evenings and weekends -especially in response to acute service needs
  • Respond from home to primary work location within 15 minutes
  • Lift and manipulate needed equipment weighing up to 75 pounds

MARGINAL WORK FUNCTIONS

*These functions may be considered essential based on location and other factors.

  • Drive to installation locations*
  • Adapt to changes as they are implemented*
  • Operate and maintain electric substations and switchyards
  • Read meters as needed*
  • Organize equipment and perform regular and preventative maintenance

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Journeyman Lineman
  • Valid Commercial driver's license and satisfactory driving record
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Computer skills essential
  • Knowledge of applicable codes and safety policies/procedures
  • Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Willing to act as project foreman

SELECTION PROCESS

When considering applicants for this position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job succession. If any of the preceding language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Internal applicants should apply online at iConnect. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 1-800-245-6977, or via email at job.inquiries@northwestern.com.

NorthWestern Energy

Human Resources Department Job #3489

3010 West 69th Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57108

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected class in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and statutes.