Con Edison General Utility Worker Position

Con Edison is seeking General Utility Workers.  This is a full-time position.

Core Responsibilities:

Con Edison Interest Posting for General Utility Worker positions requiring Pre-employment Testing for employment.

Because this position requires you to operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) weighting between 10,000-26,000 pounds and possess a Department of Transportation medical examiner's certificate, you are prohibited from using Marijuana and you will be tested for Marijuana as part of the DOT physical exam.

If extended a job offer, you will be required to obtain certifications from the American Red Cross for Standard First-Aid, CPR and Blood Borne Pathogens at your cost.

If a vacancy becomes available and you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, you may be contacted. Business needs may cause Con Edison to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Con Edison is seeking to hire full time General Utility Workers based on operating needs to assist lead titles in the field.

Successful candidates must:

Have a valid driver's license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.

Have a high school diploma or equivalency.

Possess excellent communication skills, poise, and tact, in order to handle customer contact in a pleasant and courteous manner.

Be neat and accurate in work.

Have experience working in a position in which you are aware of your surroundings and/or personal safety.

Have the ability to use good judgment in making on-the-job decisions and experience in having positive interaction with customers.


Required Education/Experience:

High School Diploma/GED


Licenses & Certifications:

Driver's License Required


Physical Demands:

Must respond to system emergencies

Must work at field locations in all weather conditions

Must perform extended driving through heavy traffic and severe off-road conditions

Must perform heavy manual labor; i.e. pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50 pounds

Must carry tools and materials, climb ladders and scaffolds, and enter confined spaces

Must work in an environment that includes heat, noise, confined spaces, and high elevations

Must climb ladders and stairs

Must work on elevated platforms, scaffolds, catwalks, roofs, or equipment

Must enter underground vaults through manholes

Must work in inclement weather and adverse conditions (i.e., excessive heat, cold, noise, confined spaces)

Must work with and in the vicinity of high voltage and/or other high-energy systems

Must be approved and able to wear either a full- or half-face respirator without facial hair or other condition that may interfere with the seal, in accordance with OSHA regulations.

Must be approved and able to wear a full- or half-face respirator and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), without facial hair or other condition that may interfere with the seal, in accordance with OSHA regulations.

Must climb in and out of manholes and excavations

Must stand, walk, and climb ladder and stairs for a whole shift

Must walk, stand, lift, climb, bend, kneel, stoop, and/or reach

Must use hand tools and operate heavy equipment,i.e. jackhammers

Must travel to company locations to work on storm restoration and heat contingencies

Selected candidates must pass a Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

Must wear all necessary personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including; fire retardant clothing and safety harness

Must work rotating shifts, including nights, midnights, weekends, and holidays

Must be able to use equipment with a maximum weight rating of 375 lbs when wearing and/or carrying 25lbs of clothing and equipment.


Apply here.

For questions and more information, contact:

James E. Christmas, MBA, MEM, SHRM-CP

Project Specialist, Veterans and Disabilities Recruiter, Con Edison

[email protected]