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Line Technician A* -Transmission
Requisition Number: 5656 Location: Aiken
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Unit Number - Unit Name: 61340 - SOUTHERN AREA
Experience Required: See Position Requirements Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
Recruiting Start Date: Nov 29, 2018 Recruiting End Date: Dec 28, 2018
Job Posting: Internal and External



Santee Cooper Transmission Line Technicians assist in the inspection, maintenance, operation, construction and testing of transmission, distribution and fiber optic lines and substations on electrical systems up to 230,000 volts.


Line Technicians must:

  • Demonstrate safety consciousness to work in proximity of high voltage electrical equipment.

  • Be mentally competent.

  • Able to communicate.

  • Able to comprehend instructions and learn from experience.

  • Be committed to team work and be able to work with others.

  • Work after-hour emergency callouts in all kinds of weather conditions.


  • Line Technicians are required to report to their designated crew quarters within 30 minutes when on call.

    Address for Aiken Crew Quarters
    392 New Holland Rd
    Aiken, SC 29801



    Line Technician A

  • High school diploma or GED and five years experience.
  • Course work or knowledge of electricity
  • Passing Work Keys scores (3 or above) in Workplace Documents, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Observation.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license with good driving history
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or ability to obtain within six months of hire
  • Pole climbing proficiency within six months after employment
  • Excellent physical condition

  • Line Technician B

  • High school diploma or GED and two years experience.


  • *Line Technician C
  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience operating construction equipment
  • Graduate of an Electrical Line Worker certificate program
  • Geographic flexibility
  • South Carolina CDL
  • High ambition
  • Motivation

  • Santee Cooper is a public power provider, owned by the state, and South Carolina's largest electricity producer. Santee Cooper is the source of electricity for approximately 2 million people in all 46 counties. We serve more than 166,000 residential and commercial customers directly in Berkeley, Georgetown and Horry counties. We also supply electricity to the state's 20 electric cooperatives, the cities of Bamberg and Georgetown, 29 large industrial customers, and the Charleston Air Force Base.
    Santee Cooper was first in South Carolina and continues to lead the state in generating renewable power.

    Compensation Information
    Line Technician A $30.25-$37.80 (min.-mid.)
    Line Technician B $22.10-$27.60 (min.-mid.)
    Line Technician C $17.95-$22.40 (min.-mid.)

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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