Town Manager Rate 1

Town Manager Rate 1

locationLincoln, MT 59639, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Town Manager Rate 1

Town Manager - Rate 1

Work Location: Lincoln, MT

Pay range: $59.42 per CBA

Employment Status: Regular Full-time

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About this position:

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.

We offer great benefits:

NorthWestern Energy is a fully regulated electric and natural gas utility serving Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. We employ over 1,500 amazing people and serve 764,200 customers who are our neighbors in our communities. We are a top employer and offer competitive benefits, including:

  • 401K with company match up to 4% and non-elective contribution up to 7%
  • Healthcare and wellbeing programs, including dental and vision for you, your spouse and dependents, Health Savings Account (HSA), healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Offering up to six free counseling sessions, per person, per issue, per year for employees, spouses and dependents to include financial heath)
  • Life Insurance (Company pays basic employee policy; spouse, dependent insurance also available)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive pay (Scheduled performance-based wage increases and annual incentive opportunities.)
  • Paid company endorsed volunteer opportunities
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Paid training opportunities
  • Paid time off starting on your first day, plus 11 paid holidays

Benefits may vary by position or as negotiated as part of a collective bargaining agreement.

About this job:

  • 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
  • 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 and remove overhead and underground lines
  • Frame, install, or replace poles
  • Perform rubber-gloving techniques to safely service high voltage lines and equipment
  • Repair street and company owned lighting
  • Set, check, replace, and remove 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 to dig or backfill trenches for underground services, setting poles, etc.
  • 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
  • Maintain company buildings and facilities at work locations, including shop upkeep and snow removal
  • 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

Am I right for this job? Here's the success profile:

  • 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

Requisition #4087

Posting Dates: September 8, 2023 through Open Until Filled

Department/Division: Distribution Operations

Employment Physical: Required

Drug Test: Required

Background Check: Required

Relocation Benefit: Negotiable

Telecommuting: None

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. 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 at 1-800-245-6977 or at