Westar is a place where you can empower both your problem-solving skills and your trade skills from day one. No one can attest to the possibilities and rewards better than one of our own -- Nick Krueger.
Nick has been with us over 13 years as a journeyman lineman. Watch the video to see what he has to say about a career with Westar.
Interacting with customers on the front line, meter readers work outdoors year round in inclement Kansas weather. They follow an assigned route to read gas and electric meters for the purpose of customer billing. They also inspect meters for signs of tampering or fraud.
These professionals are responsible for doing what it takes to safely keep the lights on and working on complex electrical systems that power our homes and businesses. Some of the skills required for these jobs include climbing poles and towers, operating machinery and working around energized conductors in all types of conditions. Learn more about qualification camps for linemen and substation technicians.
These folks are responsible for testing and installation of electric meters. The skills required for this job include the ability to use diagnostic equipment, safely troubleshoot electrical conditions and work in all conditions and surroundings.
Cablesplicers are responsible for the maintenance and construction of underground electric distribution systems and substations. They install and splice cables, install electrical equipment and interpret circuit diagrams. Work is often in close quarters and underground.
Some positions may require employees to be on-call or work outside of normal working hours.
If conditions are safe, employees may be required to work in inclement weather.
When the power is out, we are on the job until it is restored. It is important that you are ready to relieve your teammates when it's their time to rest. They will be there for you.
These jobs can be tough; physical fitness is a necessity.
Adherence to working safely is a must. We will never sacrifice your safety to get the lights back on or generate power.
Westar Energy is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
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