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West River Electric Assn, Inc. has one (1) Apprentice Linemen position open at its Rapid City Branch office in Rapid City, SD. This candidate must be experienced in 69Kv transmission work, 7.2 and 14.4Kv distribution work, and rubber gloving procedures.  Must be able to perform construction, maintenance and repair work on overhead and underground distribution systems, transmission lines, substations, and related facilities.


A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Min qualifications include completion of an accredited power line program. The individual selected must possess, or be able to obtain a valid SD Class A commercial driver’s license and have good interpersonal skills in working with our membership. This position will require heavy lifting, evening & weekend hours, overnight travel, and working in all types of weather conditions. 


Requirements and application can be picked up in a WREA office, obtained from the SD Dept. of Labor or downloaded below.  The deadline for applications is May 10, 2019. For more information contact Mike Letcher at (605) 393-1500.  Mail your completed app to WREA, Attn: Jenny Patterson, PO Box 412 Wall, SD 57790. WREA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Job Description can be downloaded here.

Employment Application can be downloaded here.



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