Canby Utility, a publicly owned, independent subdivison of the City of Canby, is seeking a certified Journeyman Lineman to join our team. Canby Utility serves a population of approximately 17,000 within the city limits. The position performs a wide range of duties associated with the construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution system. Canby Utility owns two substations. This position is classified as a full-time, non-exempt position with no supervisory responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
-Maintains and repairs cable, conduit, vaults, enclosures and transformers.
-Performs switching, locating, hi-potting and testing, fault finding, exposing, splicing and terminating of URD cables.
-Operates man-lifts, digger derrick, Backhoe, dump trucks, wire pullers, air compressor and other utility vehicles, power tools and hand tools associated with the electric line trade.
-Loads, unloads, frames and sets or removes poles. Installs or removes lightning arresters, terminators, cutouts, transformers, capacitors, reclosers, sectionalizers, regulators, and/or other protective devices. Transfers, installs and removes conductor guys and risers, street lights and other equipment used in the construction, maintenance and repair of overhead distribution lines.
-Operates and installs switches, tags and grounds on distribution circuits and loads.
-Locates trouble in primary and secondary lines or cables and repairs to restore service, as well as for locates utilities for outside agencies, such as the Oregon Utility Notification Center.
-Disconnects and reconnects utility services for service orders, delivers disconnect notices and obtains meter re-reads as requested by customer service department.
-Cleans, stocks and loads vehicles. Inspects vehicles and equipment and performs minor repair and maintenance, or request follow-up repair work.
-Performs pole top, bucket and vault rescue when necessary and in training exercises.
-Performs tree trimming on, or near, energized lines or equipment as needed.
-Operates, installs, removes and maintains equipment as required. Installs and removes meters and CT’s and PT’s as required.
-Performs duties before/after normal working hours, on weekends and/or holidays as emergencies arise or assigned for emergency response.
-Performs warehouse and inventory duties as needed, must be fork lift certified.
-Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
-Follows all safety and OSHA rules.