Job Description

Employee will be involved in the construction, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground electrical transmission lines and secondary services. This position qualifies as safety sensitive under PSC guidelines.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, manager, or Superintendent of Utilities, subject to reasonable accommodations.



Employee should be an experienced Journeyman/Lineman; Arial Bucket Lineman; Pole Lineman, a veteran climber and have experience with a digger derrick. Position requires knowledge of overhead and underground transformers. Employee must be experienced with hotline and underground high voltage work. Employee must possess a good knowledge of the service area for Kennett and its’ power sources and should have a working knowledge of other utility services and/or metering devices. Employee must have the ability and willingness to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Employee must seek to maintain good public relation practices when working with the public.


Able to tolerate and work in extreme weather conditions. Employee must be able to do manual labor (i.e., climbing, heavy lifting, working above the head). Position also involves handling hazardous materials (i.e., PCB, creosote). Employee is subject to being on call twenty-four hours a day in case of emergencies.


CDL License


Residency Policy:

As of May 1, 2022, employees of City Light Gas and Water are required to live within a 10-mile radius, from 303 S. Anthony Street, Kennett, Missouri and are bound to the west by the St. Francis River located approximately 4.4 miles west, and to the east by Little River Floodway Ditch located approximately 3.85 miles east.

All new hires are required to adhere by this policy and must meet the residency requirements within six months of their hire date.

All employees shall have a telephone at their place of residence, landline or cellular service is acceptable. Unlisted telephone numbers will be permitted providing the number be made available to all departments of CLGW. If a cellular service is chosen, signal reliability is required. This is the responsibility of the employee.

General and Administrative employees must have a reliable internet connection furnished in the event remote work is forced. This is the responsibility of the employee.

Any employee violating the residency requirements may be suspended, demoted, or terminated by the Superintendent of Utilities.

Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview, reference checks, and/or job-related tests may be required. As a condition of employment, the successful applicant will be required to pass a standard physical and drug test.

The duties listed under each job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Basic Qualifications