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Sunflower Electric Power Corp. Line Technician Intern - Colby in Colby, Kansas

Line Technician Intern - Colby

Number of Openings

1

City

Colby

State/Territory

Kansas

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Job Brief

OPEN INTERNSHIP with Sunflower's Colby transmission line crew! Climb poles in excess of 60 feet, work with 138 kV lines and above, and enjoy traveling our service territory.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation's Colby transmission line crew is growing! This internship will begin June 1, 2021 and end August 30, 2021.

This job allows you to travel Sunflower's service area to maintain and repair transmission lines for a well-established generation and transmission utility. You will get the chance to play a part in several construction and maintenance projects while also working on your climbing skills. This position will also give you the opportunity to gain experience in line patrol, operating heavy equipment, and reading/interpreting line construction specification drawings.

Opportunities:

  • Provide support to achieve the lowest cost, most reliable, and environmentally sound transmission/substation infrastructure.

  • Enjoy the friendly, hometown atmosphere of Colby, Kansas.

  • Gain hands-on experience in an electric utility to further your career.

  • Work with an energetic, experienced crew that will help mentor and coach you.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma.

  • Completion of a recognized Line Technician program is preferred.

  • Experience with electric distribution lines, transmission lines, or substation construction is strongly preferred.

  • Successful completion of Edison Electric Institute's (EEI) Construction and Skilled Trades Selection System (CAST) test.

Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications.

EEI Testing:

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here: https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/Login.aspx.

The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.

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