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Employment opportunities with the City of Wahoo:

THE CITY OF WAHOO is accepting applications for two full-time lineman positions with our electric transmission and distribution system:


Workers in this position are responsible for performing various maintenance activities for the City’s electric transmission and distribution system. The City of Wahoo provides electric service to the community and adjacent areas, as well as the Village of Weston. This department has five (5) full-time employees including this position. The position requires after hours, on-call availability on a 24/7 rotating basis, and in emergencies must be able to report to the work site within a 15-minute response time in normal weather conditions. Work is primarily performed outdoors, and requires a considerable amount of physical activity. Must be able to operate hand and power tools, and heavy and light trucks and equipment pertaining to the construction, inspection, installation, maintenance and repair of the electric system. Must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license and ability to obtain CDL. Must possess or obtain a CPR and pole top resuscitation certification within a time frame established by the employer.


Job descriptions for Third Class Lineman/Apprentice, Second Class Lineman, and First Class Lineman are provided below, which outline the required education, training, and experience for each level.  


Pay range for the Third Class Lineman/Apprentice is from $18.94 to $24.00 per hour.

Pay range for the Second Class Lineman position is from $23.03 to $29.17 per hour.

Pay range for the First Class Lineman position is from $25.40 to $32.17 per hour.


Job classification and starting wage is dependent on qualifications and experience, and may be increased after six-month probation period. Smoke Free Environment. All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a physical exam, drug screening and background check including driving record.


Application packets are available at City Hall, by emailing morrow@wahoo.ne.us or online at www.wahoo.ne.us under the Careers tab on the home page, or by calling City Hall at 402-443-3222. The City is an equal Opportunity Employer. Applications should be returned to City Hall, 605 North Broadway, Wahoo, NE 68066.


Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. July 23, 2020.  This position is open until filled.


Third Class Lineman/Apprentice position


Second Class Lineman position


First Class Lineman position


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