The Village of New Bremen is accepting applications for the full time position of Apprentice Lineman in the Municipal Electric Department, an Entry Level Position.  This will be an hourly position with full benefits.  The hourly rate starts at $13.47 per hour for the apprentice classification, DOQ.  Once fully qualified, linemen are required to be on stand-by for a one week period on a rotating basis and report for outages whenever called.

The successful candidate will need to learn, on the job, how to work with live primary and secondary electricity up to 69,000 volts.  It is essential to have sufficient mechanical aptitude for this position and to use hand and power tools safely,  work in a bucket truck over 40 feet above the ground in inclement weather and deal with the stress of high pressure situations.  The position requires the physical ability to lift material over 50 lbs and work from an elevated bucket.  A valid drivers license is required along with a high school diploma or GED equivalent. The successful candidate MUST obtain a CDL within 6 months of hire. The ability to read and comprehend technical materials is essential. 

Applications are due in the office of the Village Administrator by the close of business on Friday, January 2, 2015.  Resumes or other materials may be attached to the application to provide supplemental information.  Inquiries about the nature of the position and the work should contact Matt Krieg, Electric Department Superintendent, at 419-629-2325, during business hours only.