Street Lighting Electrical Groundman

Reports to: Operations Manager
Work Location: Long Beach
Employment Type: Union Position - Hourly

City Light & Power, Inc. has built a reputation as an innovative, reliable and responsive private utility development leader, and is seeking qualified candidates who are highly motivated, energetic, and hardworking individuals seeking to expand and build their career with a stable, innovative, and rapidly growing utility company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with Journeyman in troubleshooting circuits, repairs to conduit, replacement of damage poles and fixtures

  • Operate a ninety pound jackhammer

  • Turning street lighting circuits off at the electrical service prior to working on circuit

  • Dig street light pole bases

  • Replace damaged refractors, pole doors, missing pole or service labels and install CLP 800# on services where they do not exist/paint street light poles

  • Grease lamp sockets, clean fixtures inside and out with clean rage and cleaner, date all lamps

  • Replace broken pull box lids; notify supervisor of lowered pull boxes, poles arm concrete spauling problems at pole arm mounting area,

  • Vegetation maintenance as needed or any issues where it seems unsafe or incorrect

  • Provide corrective field notes to all incorrect GIS information and submit to supervisor 

  • Perform Underground Service Alert (USA) markings.

  • Confirm correct amount of paint and tools are located in the truck prior to warehouse departure and mark all street lighting conduit where required using Metro-Tech and GIS Maps.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications, & Experience:

  • Some experience required or enrolled and/or completed in a state certified electrical apprenticeship program.

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Valid Driver’s license with clean driving record required

  • Commercial Driver’s License preferred

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

  • You must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

  • All employees must pass pre-employment drug screens.

  • All Commercial Driver’s License holders will be entered in the random drug and alcohol testing pool.


  • CLP offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, and life insurance, 401K, vacation, sick, personal times, and holidays.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


To apply please complete the online Job Application or email your resume below.