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NU has more than 100 employees, which are our most important resource. Without them, it would be impossible to produce and deliver our services to customers. There are various job opportunities throughout the utility industry for a wide range of skills and experiences. Educational levels for positions vary from High School Diploma (or its equivalency) to higher level degrees. Newport Utilities offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Employment opportunities for Newport Utilities are generally advertised via newspapers, various utility periodicals, and at this website. Applications are accepted only when job openings exist. Newport Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer EOE/M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Newport Utilities endeavors to make our career site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our careers website, or require assistance in completing a job application, please contact jobs@NewportUtilities.com. Newport Utilities is a TN Drug Free Workplace.

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Newport Utilities has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Lineman. This position installs, operates, and maintains overhead and underground electrical distribution power lines and transformers. Must be able to perform all duties from a pole or bucket. Must have knowledge of high lines, substations, feeder lines, transformers, and metering. High school diploma or equivalent required, plus the successful completion of apprenticeship training. Certificate of Journeyman Lineman completion must be presented with application. Must possess a valid TN driver’s license with CDL classification. Must be able to wear all required PPE, including safety glasses, flame-retardant clothing, rubber gloves/sleeves, safety harnesses, etc. 24-hr standby rotation and after hours call-out required. Also required is a physical exam including DOT drug and alcohol screening. Excellent benefit package and salary commensurate with qualifications. Submit resume and application to jobs@newportutilities.comNO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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