City of Farmington
  • 17-Jun-2022 to 01-Jul-2022 (MST)
  • Transmission & Distribution
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 20.5646
  • Hourly
  • Regular-Full Time





DEPARTMENT: Electric Utility / T&D

PAY CLASS: U-16 Non-Exempt

SALARY RANGE: $20.5646 / Hour


TYPE OF POSITION: Regular, Full-Time

DAYS WORKED: Monday-Friday

HOURS WORKED: 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Resumes submitted without a City of Farmington application will not be considered in our job selection process.



Using excellent customer services skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public.

Promotes and follows safe practices, procedures, and safety rules and participates in scheduled Safety Meetings.

Demonstrates honesty, integrity, confidentiality, dependability, and flexibility along with initiative and motivation to organize and complete tasks and meet deadlines.

Performs duties and assignments and conducts self in such a manner as to reflect credit on the Utility.

Digs holes by hand and assists operator, using a shovel, by cleaning dirt, weeds, brush and spoil from the edges of the hole.

Using a tamp and shovel, refills holes when setting poles and anchors.

Helps in the installation of underground conduit and conductors by assisting in gluing conduit together and placing conduit in trench.

Responsible for opening and closing trenches using a shovel as directed.

Keeps job sites clean and orderly by picking up and disposing of trash, materials' packaging, and scrap wire.

Loads and transports materials by physically moving materials from cubicle storage area to truck.

Using a winch, moves poles from storage areas onto trucks for transporting to job site.

Using a shovel, rake or hoe, cleans substation sites of weeds and trash; may be required to apply chemical weed killers.

Assists linemen or apprentice linemen in performing their duties by: (1) anticipating the linemen's needs for material or equipment, and (2) providing the material or equipment.

May be required to drive trucks to and from job sites. Using a truck with winch, assists in transporting poles and materials, pulls wire, setting transformers and poles.

Works under direct supervision of Working Foreman and/or a Journeyman Linemen on the Service Crew in the Electrical Line Department.

Must keep truck clean, organized and fueled.

Performs all duties in compliance with safety and security rules, standard operating procedures and labor agreement terms.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program which includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

A pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol test is required for this position.

Extensive background checks required.

High school diploma or equivalent.

Valid driver's license required with acceptable driving record for past three years.

Ability to obtain a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License within six (6) month after hire.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the city.

Ability to work with others and follow directions from supervisor.

Must have a telephone at residence and be willing to be on 24 hour call; must be able to be at the Municipal Operations Center within thirty minutes after receiving a call.

Once requirements are met, the individual in this position will be expected to progress into the position of a Class "A" Helper.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; Employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 to 65 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 to 90 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, traffic, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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