1. Assists in the installation of transformers, hardware and crossarms with supervision.
2. Assist the crew whenever necessary setting poles, guys and framing poles with supervision.
a) In the event that the Apprentice Lineman is troubleshooting and assistance from the construction crew is unavailable, will assist in the framing and setting of poles.
3. Helps in the installation of lightning arresters and fuse jacks and the changing out of circuit breakers on trouble calls with supervision.
4. Climbs poles and assists with the maintenance and construction jobs where new poles are not required, with supervision.
5. Takes trouble calls, performs troubleshooting, determines and corrects problems with supervision.
6. Operates digger trucks, bucket trucks and trenchers when on trouble calls and the normal operator is not available.
7. Assists in patrolling of lines watching for bad poles, crossarms and bad right-of-ways.
1. Field Superintendent: To discuss assignments, methods and techniques as part of the Lineman Training Program.
2. Crew Chief Lineman and Lead Lineman: To seek advice on job duties.
Be flexible and timely in responding to Field Superintendents as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate needs and requirements of BECi.
Willing to oversee and facilitate in a wide variety of special projects and special reports as assigned.
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, and work procedures of BECi as assigned.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. This position will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
High school diploma required.
Must complete the apprentice program in order to handle the responsibilities of the position in a safe and efficient manner.
Must be capable of learning the proper methods and principles involved in the installation and maintenance of poles, towers, line equipment and hardware, transformers, conductors, hotline methods; tools and equipment, oil circuit breakers, regulators and capacitors, metering; electric systems; live line maintenance; troubleshooting; underground distribution.
Must be able to develop the skills necessary to properly install and maintain all the above mentioned equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Must be trained in first aid and safety classes.
Must be able to work outside in all types of inclement weather.
Subject to irregular hours for emergencies, up to but not limited to 16-18 hour shifts.
Must be able to be on an on-call basis.
Must obtain and maintain a valid CDL operator’s license.
Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen along with pre-employment extensive background screening.