Regular Full-time, Pay Grade 37, $13.37 Base Duties, skills and abilities; Under supervision, the employee in this position constructs, installs, maintains, and repairs high voltage overhead and underground power lines and support facilities. This position oversees and instructs Line Installers I and Line Installer II's in the performance of their duties and in the use of tools and materials. This position includes assisting in repairing equipment to maintain proper working order and maintaining, operating and installing high voltage electrical systems and related components. This position installs, inspects, and maintains sports facility lighting and outdoor lighting for safety. Some secondary electrical work is also included. Applicant should have the ability to read blueprints, order material for projects, and provide support for special events, oversee contractors working on campus and fill in for the Foreman in his absence. Applicant must be available to work overtime as needed to support repairs or construction during emergency or scheduled outages.
Qualifications Minimum/Required Qualifications: Valid Tennessee Driver's License and required to obtain a Class B license. High School Education Applicant must be certified or able to become certified as a medium voltage cable technician. Applicant should have 6 to 9 years experience or equivalent in field to include completion of trade school or apprenticeship. Experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis. Applicant should have the ability to climb poles and perform other strenuous work activities. Applicant should have knowledge of safe work practices, be in good physical health, maintain a positive attitude, have a passion for the work and interact well with others. Applicant must be reliable in attendance and able to work long hours on a scheduled or unscheduled basis.
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