City of Columbus Power Line/Cable Worker Trainee – EXAM

City of Columbus

Power Line/Cable Worker Trainee – EXAM

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Power Line/Cable Worker Trainee. To apply, you must first take the open competitive examination. Applications must be submitted to the Civil Service Commission by applying on- line at by 6/10/2019. Applicant tracking is now managed by NEOGOV. If you do not already have a profile in NEOGOV, you will have to set up a new one in NEOGOV before you can submit an application.

This position is responsible for learning to install, repair and replace components of the electrical power distribution system. To qualify you must have completed the twelfth school grade and have six (6) months of experience in electrical construction, electrical renovation, electrical utility, or power distribution work. Substitution(s): A certificate of high school equivalence (GED) will be accepted in lieu of the twelfth school grade requirement. Successful completion of a formal training program in the general principles of electricity or power distribution may substitute for the required experience. By the completion of the probationary period, must possess a valid Class A CDL with air brakes. Salary $44,532.80 – $55,120.

Contact the Civil Service Commission at 645-8300 with questions. City of Columbus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants may inspect and acquire a copy of the City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities EEO Plan, by visiting the DPU website at