Vectren Corporation Electrician Apprentice (Substation) 1st Six Months in Evansville, Indiana

Who we are

Vectren Corporation is an energy holding company headquartered in Evansville, Ind. We provide energy delivery services to over 900,000 natural gas customers located in Indiana and west central Ohio and over 140,000 electric customers in southwestern Indiana. In our Operations department, we manage the gas and electric delivery systems ensuring safe, reliable, and cost effective service to our customers. We are looking for diverse, talented colleagues interested in exceeding customer expectations, ensuring compliance with policies and regulations, and helping to continuously improve our processes to be an industry leader! We are not just looking for people to fill positions – let us help you build an energizing career!

Where we are

Evansville is the 3 rd largest city in Indiana and lies within a 200-mile radius of four major metropolitan cities including Indianapolis, Nashville, Louisville and St. Louis. In 2017, Evansville was named America's Second Lowest Cost of Living at https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/rankings/cities/cost-of-living/ ! Located in the hub of our operations center and just minutes from downtown Evansville, our Evansville Wagner center provides an energizing and engaging atmosphere where you will love to come to work.

What you will be doing

  • Install, maintain and perform switching and diagnostic tests on electrical apparatus such as circuit breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, protective relays, AC and DC control circuits contained within the transmission and distribution electrical supply system

  • Safety is a critical component of our every day; we work to ensure workplace safety and maintain safe working conditions

  • Manage multiple assignments and priorities concurrently, while looking for ways to continuously improve our processes to gain efficiencies and make your job easier!

  • Participate in emergency response activities as needed

  • In order to provide best in class service, we ensure availability on a 24/7 basis to respond to field emergencies and implement emergency response procedures as necessary

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What you bring

  • Associate Degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Computer experience

  • Applicant must be capable of physically and mentally working in/on electric facilities

  • Must be able to learn safety rules associated with job duties and follow same

  • Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and a CDL or be willing to obtain one within 60 days of hire

  • Job responsibilities include serving on a 24-hour emergency watch periodically

  • Required to be available to work overtime

  • On the job training provided so we are looking for candidates from apprentice to journey level professional

  • The ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical schematic diagrams

  • The ability to work at heights up to 50 feet

It would be awesome if you have:

  • Experience in a gas or electric utility operations

What we bring to you

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement to help advance your knowledge, skills and even career

  • Career ladder opportunities and colleagues with a vast amount of knowledge and experience committed to your growth, development and success

  • Comprehensive health and wellness plans for you and your family

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company contribution regardless of your contribution along with company match opportunities for additional savings

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Competitive compensation including at risk incentive potential

We want you to know

We value talent, innovation and diversity and understand that our colleagues allow us the opportunity to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We achieve our goals through teamwork and conduct our business with integrity. Vectren Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Vectren shall abide by the requirements of Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, as amended, and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These laws and regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these laws and regulations require that covered federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: Field Operations

Organization: Operations

Title: Electrician Apprentice (Substation) 1st Six Months

Location: Indiana-Evansville

Requisition ID: 1810000185