Senior Lineperson- City of Lewiston

Accepting applicants for SENIOR LINEPERSON with the City of Lewiston’s Public Works Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at


GENERAL INFORMATION:           Department:    Public Works

Division:          Street Lighting/Electrical

Barg. Unit:      AFSCME- ProTech (Professional Technical Unit)

Status:             Full-Time 40 hours/week

Grade:             5  $23.47 - $34.33/hour)


SUMMARY: The Senior Lineperson performs electrical work related to installation, maintenance and repair of the City’s street and traffic lighting system.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma, or equivalent, and at least four (4) years experience in electrical and line work. Must possess a valid State of Maine Journeyman’s Electrician’s license and a valid, State of Maine Class B CDL.


WORK ACTIVITIES: Perform electrical work related to City equipment, buildings and structures, controls, and hydro facility. Estimate and procure materials for completion of projects. Install and repair overhead wiring, insulators and cables. Set and raise poles, climb poles relative to overhead work. Install, inspect and repair transformers, cross arms, wire and street light fixtures, traffic signals, controllers, suspension cables, pedestrian call stations, loop and video detectors and other related equipment. Change burned out or broken streetlights and paint street light poles. Inspects turbines, generators, penstocks, hydraulic pressure units and civil structures. Respond to Dig Safe system requests, locate and mark underground electrical utilities owned and operated by the City. May act as a temporary electrical inspector as needed to cover for the occasional absence of the primary Electrical Inspector. Performs other duties as assigned.


Submit resume, cover letter and City of Lewiston Employment Application to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional Human Resources contact information for email and fax submissions is available at > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard

Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

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