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Posting Date: February 8, 2024



SALARY:     $28.00/hr.

AVAILABLE:  May 1st - October 15th

WORKING HOURS:     Hours may vary between five 8-hour days or four 10-hour days, some overtime may be required.

CLOSING DATE:     Open until filled.


1.     Ability to follow oral or written instructions.

2.     Safely assist crews in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of underground distribution, street light and traffic light systems.

3.     Ability to do heavy manual labor, including operating shovels, jackhammers, manually pulling wire, etc.

4.     Ability to operate heavy equipment such as diggers, trenchers, bucket trucks, etc.

5.     Install cabinets, conduit and cables in underground trenches, etc.

6.     Make electrical terminations both primary and secondary.

7.     Work well with City employees, workers from other utilities, customers and the general public.

8.     Work overtime in times of demand.

9.      Adhere to all City policies, procedures and safety regulations.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:      Outdoor work in all weather conditions often near energized equipment.  This position will be very limited to any energized work, if any.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:     Regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, bend, kneel, jump, reach, climb, etc.  Must use hands to operate tools, machinery, etc.  Regularly required to lift over 100 lbs.

EQUIPMENT USED:         Ability to operate various hand and power tools, volt meters, bucket truck, trench packer, air compressor, vactor truck, concrete saws, skid steers, boom truck, diggers and trenchers, and more.


1.     High school graduate or GED.

2.     Completion of 1st year of vocational training in the field of Power Lineworker or at least one year experience in power line maintenance and construction.

3.     Must have a valid Class A CDL with airbrakes.

4.     Possess physical strength, flexibility and mental capacity to safely perform the duties of the position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must wear appropriate safety items when performing safety sensitive duties.  Proper PPE will be provided. 


Company: City of Pierre
Location: Pierre, SD
Contact Name: laurie gronlund
Contact Details:


City of Pierre Human Resources Director, PO Box 1253, Pierre SD  57501, (605)773-7429

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