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Underground Electrical Lineman

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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: GA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Overland Contracting Inc  

Req Id : 32622 

Job Title : Underground Electrical Lineman  

Location : VRTLGA 

Business Unit Sector : OCI-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES 

Opportunity Type : Craft (non-union) 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.

Key Responsibilities

. Install, maintain, inspect, test and repair electrical distribution and transmission systems, including conduits, cables, wires, and related equipment, such as transformers, circuit breakers, conductors, and switches Test conductors, according to electrical diagrams and specifications, to identify corresponding conductors and to prevent incorrect connections Open switches or attach grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs Climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to access equipment . Identify defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays, or wiring, using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments . Dig holes, using augers, and set poles, using cranes and power equipment . Clean, tin, and splice corresponding conductors by twisting ends together or by joining ends with metal clamps and soldering connections Place insulating or fireproofing materials over conductors and joints . Drive vehicles equipped with tools and materials to job sites Travel in trucks, helicopters, and airplanes to inspect lines for freedom from obstruction and adequacy of insulation . Splice or solder cables together or to overhead transmission lines, customer service lines, or street light lines, using hand tools, epoxies, or specialized equipment . String wire conductors and cables between poles, towers, trenches, pylons, and buildings, setting lines in place and using winches to adjust tension . Attach cross-arms, insulators, and auxiliary equipment to poles prior to installing them . Coordinate work assignment preparation and completion with other workers . Replace or straighten damaged poles . Trim trees that could be hazardous to the functioning of cables or wires . Lay underground cable directly in trenches, or string it through conduit running through the trenches . Pull up cable by hand from large reels mounted on trucks . Be able to perform all of the principal duties and accountabilities of craft workers under his/her supervision . Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved . Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards . Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i e back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens) . Use effective verbal and written communication skills Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately . Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate . Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job . Provide on-the-job training and/or mentoring to helpers and laborers you are working with . Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards . Read and understand plans and specifications, including one line diagrams, cable and conduit schedules, ladder diagrams, P and ID's, and loop diagrams Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions . With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications Plans, lay-out, diagram, install and/or repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment in accordance with those plans and specifications

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

NCCER Power Line Work NCCER Power Generation Maintenance Electrician State Electrical License

Minimum Qualifications

At least 4 years working experience as a lineman or equivalent combination of education and experience in an industrial construction setting. Strong working knowledge of the installation or repair of cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems and transmission towers and lines. Ability to understand and follow directions. Must have all necessary tools (see Lineman Tool List). Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Certifications

NCCER Power Line Work NCCER Power Generation Maintenance Electrician State Electrical License

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:

  • Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with correction.
  • Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
  • Requires repetitive movement.
  • Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
  • Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.

 

Work Environment:

  • Typical construction site environment.
  • Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
  • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
  • Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
  • Work around hazardous equipment.
  • This position is considered a safety sensitive position.

Competencies

Salary Plan

ELC: Electrical

Job Grade

002

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Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers and array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with life insurance and a robust wellness program.

 

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer paid vacation, sick time and holiday time after the eligibility period has been met.

 

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, vendor discounts, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan, identity theft and credit monitoring services, and the B&V Credit Union. 

 

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

 

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