Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Organization: City of Newberry

Location: Newberry

City: Newberry

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Entry Level Non-Certified $31470


Minimum Skills and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years of progressively responsible technical experience in electrical line work; or equivalent combination that provides knowledge, ability and skills.
  • SC driver’s license, preferred CDL Class-A; or ability to attain within 6 months of hire date.
  • Must have the ability to attain Lineman Level ‘C’ certification within reasonable timeframe, as well as ability to reach ‘B’ and ‘A’ level Certifications as designated by Utilities Director and Superintendent.
  • Residency requirement: employee must live within 20 minutes of principle work location in Newberry.
  • Subject to standby duty and twenty-four-hour call back.
Job Description:

General Job Summary:

Performs technical semi-skilled work in construction, maintenance and repair to the City’s electrical system. Work involves the all duties necessary for proper and efficient operation as well as operating heavy equipment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in maintaining primary and secondary circuits with the City of Newberry to include converting voltages, performing hot line work, setting poles, re-insulating poles, changing out rotten poles, locating broken or burnt lines with fault locator, assembling and installing cut-outs and arrestor.
  • Receives and reviews work orders, meter test reports, staking sheets, vehicle service charts, electrical drawings, purchase orders and substation readings.
  • Conducts servicing for consumers such as installing new wire service, troubleshooting, installing yard lights and street lights, restoring power, etc.
  • Operates equipment and vehicles such as connector wrench, hydraulic drill, gas operated drill, chain saw, trencher, bucket trucks, digger, etc. Tools used include: hot sticks, rubber gloves, phasing sticks, fiberglass cross arms, suspension insulators, transformers, electric meters, combination cut-outs, etc.
Monday - Thursday 7am-5pm
Contact Name:
Jana Boice
Contact Phone Number: 8033211000
Application Process:
Visit: to download an application; send completed application to or fax 803.321.2609.