Installing and Removing distribution transformers and associated devices, including underground
Installing and Removing conductors and equipment on poles and buildings
Installing safety equipment on conductors and equipment
Stringing, splicing, sagging, and insulating conductors, and wires
Installing and removing poles, structures, and associated devices
Performing switching and tagging operations under the direction of management
Patrolling transmission and distribution
Completion of a qualified four-year apprentice lineman/line-worker training program with certification of the successful completion of the program.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Class A CDL with a satisfactory driving and safety record.
Working knowledge of the duties of the position with knowledge or ability to learn RUS construction specifications and a portion of the National Electric Safety Code.
Manual dexterity to maintain proper safety while performing work from the pole in hooks or in the bucket, while driving the line truck and in normal operation of a winch truck, line construction vehicle(s), four- wheelers or other tools,
Demonstrated ability to follow directions and prioritize job tasks.
Ability to communicate clearly, speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situation. Listen in order to clearly understand the needs of the member.
Ability to analyze information, coordinate people and resources and communicate with a variety of co-workers.
Maintain a professional attitude- Carry out tasks with attention to detail and refrain from causing or contributing to disruptions or confrontations in the workplace.
Be a team player- Balance team and individual responsibilities. Give and welcome feedback respectfully.
Be open to change- Adaptable to frequent changes in the work environment, managements competing demands, and respond openly to unexpected events.
Thorough knowledge of first aid and CPR.
Basic computer knowledge.
Willingness to attend courses relating to this area of work.
Personal characteristics shall include integrity, self-motivation, positive professional image, courtesy, good attendance, and excellent problem-solving skills.
REA Energy Cooperative, Inc. was formed in 1937 to provide reliable electric service at an affordable price for rural residents in Western Pennsylvania. We rely on our employees to provide reliable electric service in the safest manner. We empower our employees to provide a safe-work environment, through training, communication and Safe Work Practices.
REA Energy Cooperative, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We value our employees and recognize that they are one of our greatest assets. REA Energy provides competitive pay, company-sponsored pension program, 401(k) plan with employer contributions, medical and dental insurance programs, and life insurance. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Human Resources, PO Box 70, Indiana PA 15701.