The Electric Distribution Crew Leader supervises and coordinates the day-to-day and emergency activities of the electric distribution crew engaged in installation, expansion, relocation, repair, maintenance, and servicing of electric distribution (overhead and underground) systems, facilities, auxiliary equipment, and related activities. Position is that of a 'working' supervisor whereby incumbent also performs line work with supervised employees that includes: identifying and repairing defectives devices, conduits, cables, wires, transformers, capacitors, and switches; inspecting and testing power lines and auxiliary equipment; climbing poles; and operating truck-mounted buckets and power equipment. The Crew Leader also supports construction, operation, and maintenance of the water distribution system as needed.
Due to the "on-call" nature of the position, successful candidate will be expected to reside within 60 minutes in proximity to the Village of Winnetka within 90 days of employment.
The Village of Winnetka,Illinois is an established North Shore suburban community, located approximately 20 miles north of Chicago. Its Water & Electric Department, with 30 employees, is responsible for the water and electric plants (located on Tower Road adjacent to Lake Michigan) as well as both distribution systems. The peak electrical demand for the Village is 40 MW. This department works closely with a separate Public Works Department that provides other public services.
Submit applications online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/winnetka