Apprentice Groundman (Wilson)

Middle Tennessee Electric, Lebanon, TN 37090, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

MTE has a culture focused on exemplifying a group of ideal team players individuals who are humble, hungry, and people smart. At MTE, we believe teammates who put the needs of others before oneself, seek innovative solutions to problems and challenges, and understand how our words and actions impact our teammates and our members, help MTE achieve our purpose of serving together to make life better for our members.

Above all skills, aptitudes, and job experiences, being an ideal team player is the most vital attribute someone must bring to our organization.

If you are an ideal team player and you meet the qualifications outlined in the job description, we welcome your application!


Job Summary:
Assists line service crews with preparations for constructing poles and electric lines by loading/unloading trucks, moving materials, setting barricades, talking with the public, and using required tools, while following all safety rules and policies. Almost constantly works outside. Frequently works under inclement weather conditions. Works within guidelines as identified in the collective bargaining unit with the IBEW.


Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Must complete training and obtain a valid Tennessee Class A, Restriction 57 commercial drivers license within six (6) months from date of employment. Commercial Drivers License preferred.
  • Must complete and pass TVPPA Pre-Apprentice Assessment Workshop (climbing school) and TVPPA Lineman Apprentice Correspondence Course, Unit 1, on Basic Mathematics and Electricity within six (6) months from date of employment. Personnel not passing climbing school on first attempt or any unit or portion of the designated course work within two (2) attempts will automatically be disqualified from the program.
  • Must complete a six (6) month employee training probationary period (Training Period). Individuals qualified after the Training Period may work out of classification, as specified in the collective bargaining unit with the IBEW.
  • Must be physically fit to perform the essential functions required, which includes responsibilities as directed.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and sincere desire to be of service in all areas covered by the position.
  • Encompass the three virtues of the Ideal Team Player (Humble, Hungry &amp People Smart).
  • Must meet residency requirements as prescribed and defined by the collective bargaining unit with the IBEW.


Benefits Package:

  • 401(k) and ROTH 401(k)
  • Accrued paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • Eleven paid holidays each year
  • Employee pension program
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Mental health/well-being programs
  • Discounts from companies like United Communications, Verizon and Nissan
  • Financial and retirement planning services
  • Tuition reimbursement

Classification: IBEW


Statement of Nondiscrimination

It is the policy of MTE to ensure compliance with the nondiscrimination obligations of Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Readjustment Act, and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and each of their amendments and implementing regulations. It is the policy of MTE that no person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied the bene?ts of or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-13 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here