As a member of the On-Demand Team, performs new construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines.
- Line core process of new business operations, outage response, planned and unplanned maintenance
- Line construction methods, materials, standards, and equipment
- chemical safety and IPC safety program.
- Use of personal computers utilizing Microsoft products and time-entry software.
- Perform basic arithmetic calculations
- identify purposes of commonly encountered materials, parts, and equipment used in Lines construction
- maintain neat, accurate, and legible records
- respond to outages outside of normal working hours and work overtime at the discretion of the supervisor
- read and understand construction drawings and diagrams, plat maps, feeder maps, and work order maps
- and work on-call rotation. Establish positive working relationships with all team members and leadership
- may be required to rotate as a lead lineman on the crew.
The Lineman-Demand/Distribution position involves maintenance and repair of transformers at ground level and vault. This can require up to 150 lbs. push/pull activities, lifts up to 50 lbs., frequent kneeling, standing and crouching, as well as climbing into the vault. This job also involves climbing up to 50 ft. and occasionally up to 70-90 ft. utility poles to install/repair, while carrying 40 lbs. safety gear. Mechanical and hand tools are used to dig holes up to 14 feet in which poles are placed via team lift. Cross arms, which require a team lift of 120 lbs., and other equipment will be installed/replaced on poles using a mag drill. Other activities required are loading and unloading ATV’s using a ramp, attaching wire, hotstick/shotgun use, hiking/carrying tools up to several miles per day, occasional digging and frequent above shoulder work including the use of a manual trimmer. Data entry is also required for up to 3 consecutive days to input all field work into record keeping software. Job placement is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment physical evaluations, including a Post-Offer Employment Test (POET) and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certificate exam. The above is a summary of the primary essential functions of the position. This job may require the performance of additional tasks assigned by company leaders or management. Questions regarding job requirements or accommodation requests should be directed to Human Resources.
Additional safety related training may be required.
Successful applicant may be assigned to any of the on-demand crews located within the Region as necessary. The successful applicant must live or relocate to within 25 minutes from the Gooding Operations Center (contact hiring supervisor for specific requirements). The job requires a non-traditional work schedule that may include daytime, evening, weekday, and/or weekend work. Occasional travel and overnight stays may be required.
Safety Focus, Collaborating, Communication, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills, Work Standards, Adaptability, Decision Making