At Avista, we believe our employees are essential. Through them we deliver value to our customers and the communities we serve. The physical, mental, and financial health and well-being of our employees and their families are important to us. We are committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards program comprised of an externally competitive, internally equitable compensation structure and a benefits package that allows us to retain and attract a diverse, engaged, and skilled workforce. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverage, retirement benefits, incentive plans, wellness resources, time-off programs and much more. In addition to our total rewards program, the Pacific Northwest offers abundant outdoor recreation, four distinct seasons, and all the amenities and activities an individual or family might be interested in. To learn more, please visit our benefits website at https://avistabenefits.com/.
10 openings available.
Closes: February 27, 2023 Salary: $30.81-$38.47 per hour, 3 step progression; Union
Work for this classification is designed to assist line crew or network crew members by working on the ground, handling tools and heavy materials to workers. Digging holes, padding ditches, and performing similar work in connection with the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground power lines. This position is the highest of a multi-step progression and is expected to know all aspects of Groundman duties for the Company. Lower steps in this classification are expected to progress into all aspects of these duties.
Requires good mechanical and electrical aptitude, communication skills and electricity training helpful. Requires valid commercial driver’s license. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.
Selected applicants will participate in field performance evaluations as part of the application process at Avista’s Jack Stewart Training Center in Spokane, Washington. If you are selected to participate in a field evaluation, you will be contacted through email.
Complete an online application and attach your resume and cover letter to your profile. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of submitting your application for review. No documents can be attached after you click "Submit". Documents 1-2 are required.
Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Current, state-issued driver’s abstract, also known as driver's record (no older than 6 months)
Letters of recommendation (optional)
Pre-employment screening requirements Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a drug test, background check and motor vehicle records review.
This position is considered safety-sensitive under the Department of Transportation regulations 49 CFR Part 40 and may be subject to pre-employment drug and/or alcohol testing as well as other testing and training requirements as mandated by federal law.