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Madelia Municipal Light & Power
24 Abbot Ave SW
Madelia, MN 56062

CLASSIFICATION: Apprentice/Journeyman Line worker

DEPARTMENT: Line Distribution

REPORTS TO: Electric Foreman

Madelia Municipal Light & Power is dedicated to providing customers with affordable energy through professional and courteous service practices. Our employees take pride in the work they perform daily and strive to make a difference in the community.


Under the general supervision of the Electric Foreman, performs skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance, and operation of the MMLP's electrical distribution system, both overhead and underground. Perform connects and reconnects for residential and commercial services; repair broken or worn-out electrical equipment; install 3-phase and single-phase electrical meters; assist in troubleshooting electrical problems, high or low voltage.


  • Participate in job briefings to discuss work tasks and assignments; attend monthly safety meetings.
  • Construct power lines, including setting and framing poles, stringing wire, hanging, and connecting transformer banks.
  • Operate different specialized tools; equipment including digger derrick, trencher, and skid loader in congested areas and/or near energized high voltage lines.
  • Assist crew with monthly generation operations and maintenance
  • Enter and work in confined spaces.
  • Perform tree trimming.
  • Install, maintain, and repair street and service lights.
  • Operate locator to identify wire locations and underground faults.
  • Able to follow safety procedures, interact and communicate effectively with co-workers and the public.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of one-year electrical line worker trade school
  • Must be able to obtain a boiler operator license (Special Engineer) within six months of hire.
  • Must reside within a 15-minute response time, within six months of hire.
  • Must possess a valid MN CDL or obtain one within six months of hire.

The aforementioned functions are normal for this position. They are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.


Providing Reliable Energy

Local Connection
with the Community

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Medical Equipment

Please notify our office if anyone in your household is using any kind of specialized medical equipment like oxygen or a heart monitor. We need to identify those meters to alert you in the event of service interruption or disconnection.

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Tree Trimming

If you notice tree branches in or near power lines please contact our office at 642-8803. Our line crew will clear the branches from our power line right of way and house services. Normal line clearance is routinely done in winter months.

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Emergencies & Outages

In case of emergencies after business hours, on weekends, or on holidays please call 642-8803. You will receive information on who is on standby and a cell phone number so you can contact them directly. This is just one of the areas where local service really pays off with faster response time!

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Non-Working Street Lights

Please report non-working street lights to us at 642-8803.


Conservation Improvement Program (CIP)

Mandated by the State, public utilities operating in Minnesota are required to invest a portion of their revenue in conservation improvement.

Madelia Municipal Light & Power has implemented a number of programs to help its customers conserve energy and potentially reduce their utility bill.

All programs currently available are outlined in the brochure below.

Money Isn't All Your're Saving


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Contact US

24 Abbot Ave SW

Madelia, MN 56062

(507) 642-8803