About Us: Wake Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative owned and controlled by thousands of people just like you—the consumer-members. Wake EMC provides reliable, safe, and affordable energy and related services. We operate as a cooperative business and continually improve our services to meet the needs of our members and enhance their quality of life.
Summary: A Third-Class Apprentice Lineman will perform numerous duties involved in the maintenance and construction of overhead and underground lines in both energized and de-energized states. This position will include climbing poles and working out of and operating an aerial device, as needed, to maintain and install overhead lines and line equipment. The Lineman shall adhere to all safety rules, standards, and procedures promulgated by Wake Electric, NEC, NESC, REA, OSHA, and state and regulatory agencies in the conduct of their work. The Lineman shall have a working knowledge of Wake Electric’s distribution system and of the electrical line equipment he/she will install and maintain. This position will be on call 24/7 for outages and will be expected to learn advanced Lineman skills through on-the-job training as well as through classroom-type training provided by Wake Electric. Competencies shall be demonstrated through assessment and/or job evaluation prior to progressing to higher levels of Lineman classification.
Principal Duties and/or Requirements
Requirement: Mastery of all requirements for Fourth Class Apprentice Lineman position.
Adheres to all safety rules, standards, and procedures promulgated by Wake Electric, NEC, NESC, REA, OSHA, and state and regulatory agencies in the performance of all work.
Properly utilizes safety equipment and PPE.
Under direct supervision:
Safely works on electric power lines in energized and de-energized states and ensures that all safety precautions, procedures, and rules are followed by self and teammates.
Climbs poles when inaccessible with aerial device.
Climbs into bucket and accurately utilizes controls to raise and lower aerial device for work to be performed on the pole.
Installs, removes, and relocates transformers, service drops, circuit breakers, conductors, capacitors, regulators, and other line equipment, as needed.
Installs and repairs underground lines to include setting PVC conduit into place and pulling cable through, terminating cable on pads, and installing customer metering equipment.
Maintains ability to administer first aid, pole top, and aerial device rescue.
Maintains own tools and Wake Electric’s tools and equipment in good working order, such as pliers, crescent wrenches, channel locks, wire cutters, hydraulic presses, and bucket truck.
Provides on-the-job training to Fourth Class Apprentice Lineman trainees or other subordinates and assistants.
Attends regularly scheduled safety meetings, vendor schools, and special training and safety sessions, as assigned.
Attends in-house training classes in preparation for job progression.
*This position reports to the Line Superintendent. **It is required that you must live within a 30-minutes driving distance to the Youngsville office.
*Successful candidate must pass a drug screening, background check, and post offer Fit for Duty test.
**Wake Electric Membership Corporation. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status**
Wake Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative owned and controlled by thousands of people just like you—the consumer-members. Wake EMC provides reliable, safe, and affordable energy and related services. We operate as a cooperative business and continually improve our services to meet the needs of our members and enhance their quality of life.
Wake Electric Membership Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans/Disabilities