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Careers with the City of Auburn

The City of Auburn offers an array of opportunities with a good pay and benefits package and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Auburn a great place to live and work. The City of Auburn is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law.

Current Job Openings


Position

Building Inspector

DEPARTMENT

Building, Planning and Development

Description
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The City of Auburn Department of Building, Planning and Development is seeking a Building Inspector. This position focuses on building code enforcement and compliance in Class 1 and Class 2 structures working directly with builders, property owners and other city departments. 

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent required. Experience in the building construction industry is required. A vocational certification/college degree in construction management, construction technology or related field is preferred. The successful candidate will also have a minimum of 5 years work experience, preferably with at least 2 years as a municipal or county building inspector. Strong verbal and written communication skills are mandatory. 

This position is full-time, hourly employment with benefits.

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Resumes may be emailed to bpd(at)ci.auburn.in.us or submitted by mail or in person to City of Auburn, Department of BPD, 210 South Cedar Street, 2nd Floor, Auburn IN 46706.

Deadline: Nov. 18, 2018

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


Position

Seasonal Employees

DEPARTMENT

Street Department

Description
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Seasonal positions (fall) to perform general street maintenance tasks, including annual leaf pickup, brush/debris pickup, painting, mowing, etc.

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Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

Deadline: October 31, 2018

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


 
Position

Journeyman Lineman

DEPARTMENT

Auburn Electric

Description
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The City of Auburn is seeking experienced full-time Journeyman Linemen that can work independently in performing routine and non-routine advanced lineman tasks with regards to distribution line maintenance and construction while effectively leading others in the completion of these tasks.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Takes responsibility for work and apprentices as designated by management
  • Leads crew in safe manner reflecting compliance to department policies. Assists in on-the-job training of apprentices and other crew members in maintenance and construction of power lines.
  • Leads crews on projects as designated and assures that activities are completed safely, accurately and efficiently
  • Regularly works above ground on poles or steel towers using climbers and safety belt or operating man lift equipment, boom truck or other specialized equipment. Uses a variety of underground locating and fault finding equipment.
  • Assists in carrying poles, digging holes, piking and guying poles and other such operations involved in the setting or replacing of poles
  • Inspects lines, poles and equipment for signs of damage or wear and reports deficiencies
  • Strings, splices, transfers and sags wire in energized or de-energized circuits and connects wires and transformers as specified or directed. Shortens or lengthens lines by adding or removing wire, using a variety of types of splices, connectors, sleeves or clamps
  • Installs, removes, transfers, maintains and/or repairs cross arms, pins, insulators, guys, transformer and switch racks and other overhead pole and Underground Residential Distribution (U.R.D.) equipment using a variety of hand tools, equipment and power tools
  • Install street and area lights, working with primary and secondary voltages
  • Performs line switching or sectionalizing as directed. Performs emergency repairs, phases and connects circuits under load; performs load checks and balances feeders as required.
  • Routes or re-routes power lines over, under or around existing lines and structures, regularly working above, on, or near energized lines. Selects and uses a variety of "hot line" tools and makes use of rubber gloves, line hoses, mechanical jumpers, fiber guards, blankets and other protective devices as specified. Works on all voltages as required throughout the system.

Qualifications:

  • Successful work experience in the electrical circuitry and equivalent of a Journeyman Lineman in an electric utility operation, with not less than four years of on-the-job training as a Journeyman or equivalent position
  • Successful work experience in areas of construction with in-depth understanding of electric power
  • Possesses demonstrated expertise as a leader with attributes of a manager and willingness to accept responsibilities
  • Possesses a Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License
  • Ability to perform with accuracy and reliability during the four-year apprentice trainee stage period and demonstrated competence in the field of electric services
  • Ability to become a skilled trades technician
  • Possesses a high school diploma or GED
  • Ability to complete required job order and outage reports as required
  • Ability to meet all essential cognitive, psychological, physical and environmental requirements of this position

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance, Life Insurance, PERF Annuity, PERF Retirement, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Overtime Pay & On-Call Pay
Apply

Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


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