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Line Clearance Journeyman Position

Wayne White Counties Electric Cooperative is seeking a reliable, motivated, and qualified person to fill the position of Line Clearance Journeyman at the Fairfield office  located at 1501 West Main Street in Fairfield, IL.

Candidates must possess a CDL license and live on Wayne-White Electric Cooperative power lines, or be willing to relocate to live within thirty minutes of the Fairfield office location.  (See full Job Description below)

Please send a resume by 5:00pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 to:


                                                Human Resources Department

                                                Wayne White Counties Electric Cooperative

                                                PO Drawer E
                                                1501 West Main Street

                                                Fairfield, IL  62837

                                                (No phone calls please)

Wayne White Counties Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Job Description:  Line Clearance Journeyman

Work involves the responsibility for clearing of new rights of way and easements, the maintenance of existing rights of way and easements and the removal or disposal of refuse created by the projects.  Work is under the general direction of the Line Clearance Foreman and is reviewed through evaluations by the Manager of Operations.        



Proficient at cutting and trimming of trees and other vegetation in the path of new and existing transmission and distribution lines.           

Assists in the removal and disposal of refuse created by trimming and clearing.      

Maintains tools and equipment related to clearing and trimming work.

Provides assistance to line crews during joint clearing and line building projects. 

Performs related work as required.




Graduation from high school or vocational school or equivalent; or any combination of training and experience that will provide the following:

            Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions related to tree clearing and trimming.

            Knowledge of available safety equipment and ability to instruct others in its proper use.

            Knowledge of departmental policies related to clearing and trimming.

            Ability to supervise the work of crew members in the absence of Line Clearance Foreman.

            Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

            Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow employees, department officials and the general public.    


 Physical Abilities:

         Ability to perform arduous physical tasks.

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