KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of electrical construction, including:
– Construction and maintenance of high and low voltage line;
– The tools and materials commonly used in overhead and underground work;
– Principles of electrical theory and the methods, equipment, and materials used in constructing line facilities and connecting residential, commercial, and industrial services.
Ability to climb poles and towers.
Must be proficient in pole top and bucket rescue.
Thorough knowledge of necessary safety precautions used in working on high voltage overhead and underground electrical circuits.
Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, codes, and accepted safety practices relating to electrical utility work.
Ability to supervise difficult electrical work under hazardous conditions.
Ability to organize, supervise, and train others in electrical work.
Ability to keep time and material records.
Ability to give, follow, and understand oral and written instructions.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with others.
Ability to operate various equipment and machinery.
Ability to work cooperatively with others.
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
Ability to be punctual and dependable in attendance.
Ability to problem solve.
Knowledge of fundamental mathematics.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Must have completed a recognized Journeyman Line apprentice program and possess an Electrical Journeyman Lineman card.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Must pass a District physical examination and be physically able to perform all job duties.
Must possess a valid Washington State driver’s license and a commercial driver’s license, Class A with the air brakes restriction removed.
Must possess a valid First Aid/CPR card.
Must have a valid Washington State flagging and traffic control card.
Able to respond to overtime requests.