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1st Class Power Line Technician

Category: Public Utilities
Description:
JOB SUMMARY FOR LINEMAN The 1st Class Power Line Technician Is Responsible For Installation, Repairing And Maintenance Of Overhead And Underground Construction Electrical Power Lines And Auxiliary Equipment. This Position Is The Highest Of The Multi-step Progression From Apprentice Lineman To Journeyman Lineman And Is Expected To Know All Aspects Of Journeyman Lineman Duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES • Must Have 7 Years Line Experience And Be Familiar With All Safety Rules. • Must Know Direction Of Line Feed And Able To Switch Circuits In Emergencies. • Can And Performs All Duties Of All Job Classifications On A Lower Level Than His As Required. • Set And Line Up Poles, Install Crossarms, Hardware, Transformers, Guys, Frames Poles, Etc. • Must Be Able To Perform Work On De-energized Or Energized Lines. • Rigs Block And Tackle For Lifting Of Heavy Objects, Lifts Heavy Objects With Material Handling Bucket Trucks And Line Trucks According To Equipment Capacities And Manufacturer Instructions. • Install And Removes Recloser, Regulators, Lighting Arrestors, Airbrake Switches, Guys, Sectionalizers, Station Regulators, Station Breakers, Bypass Switches, Capacitors, Cutouts, Fault Indicators, Streetlights, And Other Types Of Special Equipment. • Must Be Able To Work With Hot Line Tools. • Must Be Able To Terminate Connections In Meter Bases, Secondary Pedestals, And Transformers. Installing Grounds, Secondary Blocks Elbows And Primary Splices In Transformers. • Assist In Connecting 3-phase Transformer Banks. • Operate Tractors, Trucks, Forklifts And Other Equipment With Proper Training, Licenses, And Experience. • Must Be Able To Perform And Practices Aerial Bucket Rescue. • Must Possess And Maintain A Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License. MIMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • High School Diploma High School Diploma Or Equivalent Required • Associate Degree Electrical Line Construction Required Or • 5-8 Years Electric Line Installation And Repair Required • Strong Problem-solving, Analytical, Troubleshooting, And Organizational Skills Are Crucial • Knowledge Of Electrical Theory, Ability To Follow NEC And NESC For Overhead And Underground Construction Standards And Interpret Prints And Wiring Diagrams Is Essential • Must Have Knowledge Of Safety Procedures And OSHA Regulations • Must Have A Thorough Knowledge Of First Aid And Pole Top Resuscitation • Valid Commercial Driver's License (Class A) Upon Hire Required • Electrical Line Installer And Repair Certification (Journeyman Lineman) Preferred • Pole Top And Bucket Rescue Certification Required WORK HOURS Monday Through Friday Eight (8) Hour Workday. On-Call And Overtime, As Necessary. In Addition To A Competitive Salary, We Offer A Generous Benefits Package That Includes An Employee Retirement Plan, 401K With Match, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, And Life Insurance.
Employer: Town of Fremont
Expires: 10/14/2022
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