Groundman Position

Groundman Position 11-2021





Applicants for this position must have a high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid driver’s license, be a legal resident of the United States and live within OPD5 service area or within 25 miles. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the ability to obtain one is a requirement for full time employment within the 6-month probation period. Pre-employment drug screening and physical required. Previous experience in an electrical field and basic construction skills are preferred. Competitive wage, retirement, and benefits available.


Job Duties:

Under the direction of the department supervisor, this position will be responsible for groundman duties which include but are not limited to shoveling, cleaning, pushing/pulling, lifting 100 lbs. with both hands, with exertion & force, operate all forms of equipment, and work 10 hour days in extreme weather conditions including after hours, weekends, holidays, and any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.  This position will also have the opportunity to join the apprenticeship program to become a future OPD5 Lineman.


Applications will be accepted until the close of business on December 10, 2021. Selection is based on qualifications and an oral interview. Employment application may be obtained online at or at either of the District Offices and returned either by mail, email, or in person to one of the following addresses:


    OPD5                                                                        OPD5                                   

    Attn:  Human Resource Department                   Attn:  Human Resource Department 

    615 N. Moapa Valley Blvd.                                   731 E. Turtleback Rd.             

    P O Box 395                                                           Mesquite, NV 89027                                              

    Overton, NV 89040                                               



All applications are kept on file for one year and will be considered for future job opportunities.  Questions can be addressed to Kelly Cronkleton at 702-397-3030.


OPD5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Statements included in this job advertisement are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee assigned to the job.  The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  The employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

Job Details

November 22, 2021
December 10, 2021