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Journeyman Lineman

Company Information

Company: Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation

Location: Springfield, TN

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Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation has been a power distributor in a growing five-county area, serving Cheatham, Montgomery, Robertson, Stewart, and Sumner counties.

CEMC is committed to providing dependable, affordable electric service through the expertise and dedication of competent leadership and a well-trained and responsive workforce.

Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees, applicants with disabilities, and protected veterans.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Job Description

Provides and maintains electric service to electrical consumers.

Essential Functions:

1. Observes and practices all safety policies and bulletins.

2. Reads and interprets blueprints, work orders, and RUS specification book. Applies this knowledge in the field.

3. Installs and disconnects meters, and reads and records data, as required.

4. Constructs and maintains all phases of electrical line construction, which includes residential, commercial, underground, and transmission.

5. Acts as backup for Working Foreman and Serviceman, as needed.

6. Assists service crews, as required.

7. Performs hot line work, as required.

8. Locates trouble and makes repairs.

9. Serves on-call on rotation within the district. Assists in restoring electric service while on-call.

Job Type: Full time

Work Hours: 7:00-3:30 Mon-Fri and On Call Rotation

Compensation: $38.06

Start Date: May 1, 2018


Must be a qualified Journeyman Lineman or Journeyman Serviceman. Must have a working knowledge of RUS construction specifications, which includes all residential services, commercial services, single phase, two phase, and three phase line construction.

Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License with a 57 Restriction or be able to obtain one prior to employment.
Must be able to work eight hours a day, five days a week. Must be able to work outside of these regular hours due to being on-call for storm damage, vehicular caused problems, etc.
Must be able to perform all required duties of a qualified Journeyman, to include hot line work. Must be able to operate a winch truck for pole line service and maintenance purposes, as well as work from the pole in linemen hooks and/or from the bucket of the winch truck.
Must be able to use line construction hand tools.
Must be able to read and write, to include reading and interpreting blueprints, work orders, and the RUS specification book. Must be able to apply this knowledge in the field.
Must be able to install and disconnect meters, and read and record data from meters.
Must be able to work independently as required.
Must be able to meet the public well and to answer routine questions regarding electric bills and consumption.
Must be able to command the respect of fellow employees.

Must reside within the applicable District Service Area or forty-five (45) minutes of the assigned district office. If currently living outside these requirements, must be willing to relocate to the above within the first ninety (90) days of employment.

Applications are online at, or you may visit our District offices for a paper application. Please attached resume with either application. Applications will only be accepted March 13-15, 2018.

Education: High school

Experience: other

Contact Information

Merrell Britt

Date Posted: March 12, 2018