Chain Electric Lineman A - UG- Slidell, LA in Slidell, Louisiana
Lineman A- UG- Slidell, LA
The A-Lineman is a working position that safely performs skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance and operation of underground and overhead electrical distribution or transmission systems and may occasionally supervise other positions. The work involves the performance of skilled tasks in accordance with standard trade practices. The lineman-A monitors work to ensure supervised operations are conducted in a safe, efficient and effective manner according to the required standards. Work conditions include exposure to many adverse elements of weather plus hazards of working around energized lines and apparatus.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
All Experienced A-Linemen will be expected to perform the following functions:
Adhere to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas.
Open switches or attach grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs.
Climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to access equipment.
Place insulating or fireproofing materials over conductors and joints.
Safely construct, maintain, and repair electrical overhead and underground distribution systems and substations, including conduits, cables, wires, and related equipment, such as transformers, circuit breakers, and switches.
Identify defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays, or wiring, using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments.
Drive vehicles equipped with tools and materials to job sites.
Coordinate work assignment preparation and completion with other workers.
Inspect and test power lines and auxiliary equipment to locate and identify problems, using reading and testing instruments.
String wire conductors and cables between poles, towers, trenches, pylons, and buildings, setting lines in place and using winches to adjust tension.
Test conductors, according to electrical diagrams and specifications, to identify corresponding conductors and to prevent incorrect connections.
Replace or straighten damaged poles.
Attach cross-arms, insulators, and auxiliary equipment to poles prior to installing them.
Travel in trucks, helicopters, airplanes, boats or air boats, to inspect lines for freedom from obstruction and adequacy of insulation.
Dig holes, using augers, and set poles, using cranes and power equipment.
Splice or solder cables together or to overhead transmission lines, customer service lines, or street light lines, using hand tools, epoxies, or specialized equipment.
Cut and peel lead sheathing and insulation from defective or newly installed cables and conduits prior to splicing.
Clean, tin, and splice corresponding conductors by twisting ends together or by joining ends with metal clamps and soldering connections.
Pull up cable by hand from large reels mounted on trucks.
Lay underground cable directly in trenches, or string it through conduit running through the trenches.
Cut trenches for laying underground cables, using trenchers and cable plows.
A minimum of 4 years’ directly related experience.
Available to work irregular hours and travel at a moment’s notice, anytime
Possess at minimum a valid CDL-B license
Possess your own tools
Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
Ability to read and follow instructions
Ability to handle physically demanding construction duties in harsh weather conditions
Ability to hear long distances
Ability to see long distances and differentiate between colors, have clear depth perception, and peripheral vision ability
Ability to work without supervision
Ability to communicate well with others
Desired Skills and Experience:
High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED).
Completion of a Lineman training school preferred
Chain Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age (40 and above), religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status where otherwise qualified.
External Company URL: http://www.chainelectric.com/
Post End Date: 9/21/2020