Distribution Line Technician – Fort Wayne/Auburn, IN - RCS Corporation

Distribution Line Technician – Fort Wayne/Auburn, IN


Job Type: Direct Hire
Posted: 06/14/2022

Auburn, Indiana

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Distribution Line Technician in Fort Wayne, IN. This is a full-time, direct hire opportunity offering a competitive package including benefits, vacation and holidays. Our client offers a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of the organization. They are seeking an outgoing, self-motivated individual looking for a company where they can continue to grow their skill set!

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Our Client

Our Client provides comprehensive engineering, consulting and automation services to pipelines, utilities and industrial customers. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, over 800 professionals provide expertise in Pipeline Engineering, Process Safety Management and Industrial Solutions.


This is the first level of the non-Engineer degreed technical support role job classification. Distribution Line Technicians apply developing technical expertise to solve simple problems, and management skills to provide oversight of work in a specific area of developing expertise, with close supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills in their field of study, and the ability to work with some degree of independence.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Possesses background knowledge in engineering or computer science
  • Can conduct independent research
  • Install, maintain, modify and repair all electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment
  • Inspect and test components of electrical systems, including transformers, transfer switches and switch gears
  • Complete work orders and record material utilized on jobs
  • Utilize blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete assigned projects
  • Troubleshoot all problems effectively, performing quality, lasting repairs
  • Install new equipment and wiring to expand infrastructure as needed
  • Maintain all equipment in excellent working order
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Works well on a team
  • Possesses solid writing skills
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Can understand and interpret engineering terminology
  • Performs simple or routine tests
  • Assists with setup and breakdown of test equipment
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • 3-5 years in the electrical trade
  • High school diploma required
  • 2-year Technical certificate in drafting or other technical skill preferred
  • Basic design skills and Microsoft Office experience
  • Ability to understand instructions and independently carry out instructed tasks
  • Detail and quality oriented
  • Must be comfortable reading and interpreting technical documentation including blueprints, construction specifications and other items
  • Strong communication and customer skills.
  • Ability to grow into responsibility for managing long term client program work
  • Unquestioned business and personal integrity

Working Conditions and Environmental / Physical Demands

Ability to work in hot, cold, or inclement climate conditions, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Firm; ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds frequently; vision to read printed materials; use of computer and related systems management equipment, and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in designated areas. 

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
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