Electrical Apprentice Lineman II-III/Journeyman

Salary: $39.98 - $53.54/hr (DOQ)
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Other
Publish Date: Posted June 20, 2024

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is work leading to the acquisition of journeyman skills in the construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground power lines. Increasing levels of knowledge and experience are to be demonstrated by test results and working knowledge to obtain II-year, III-year and IV-year Apprentice classifications. 

POSITION REPORTS TO: Line Superintendent; Accepts direction from journeymen positions.

DIRECT REPORTS ASSIGNED: No supervision is exercised.

JOB LOCATION: 50629 Hwy 6 & 24, Glenwood Springs, CO

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

CATEGORY: Full-time

HOURS: 40 hours

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Responsible for the performance of a variety of functions related to the construction and maintenance of an electrical distribution system. 
As the Apprentice Lineman is a progression towards Journeyman status, the tasks, knowledge, difficulty, and responsibility will increase as the training period progresses. 
Climb poles, work at moderate heights, work on energized lines, all methods of line construction (underground and overhead power lines), street lighting
Trim trees
Material stocking
Equipment operation
Read meters; map and staking sheet reading;
Complete inventory and material sheets
Proper safety precautions, skill and care of both tools and equipment. 
Effectively and courteously work with the general public.
Work in inclement weather conditions and on-call with a journeyman for after hour call-outs. 
OTHER DUTIES: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CORE COMPETENCIES: 

Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in line construction and maintenance work.
Ability and willingness to acquire skill in climbing poles and working at moderate heights and working with high and low voltages. 
Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions. 
Adhere to safety procedures at all times.
The willingness to study and take tests of approved Apprenticeship program. 
Must demonstrate improving skills and understanding in the construction of electric line. Progress through the various classes will depend on the individual learning, test scores, and demonstration of these skills. Advancement will be based on the professional opinion of the crew leader, general foreman, superintendent and management. take
EDUCATION, TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

Necessary:

High School diploma or equivalent.
Must have or be able to acquire a CDL license with air brakes and tanker endorsement within (6) six months of employment.
Must live within 50 miles from the intersection of Grand Avenue and 8th Street. Total travel time cannot exceed 60 minutes at posted driving speeds. 
Desired:

Course work in the principles of electricity and/or Line school experience is very desirable.

 

POSITION REPORTS TO: Line Superintendent; Accepts direction from Crew Leader

DIRECT REPORTS ASSIGNED: No supervision is exercised.

JOB LOCATION: 2301 Wulfsohn Rd, Glenwood Springs, CO

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

CATEGORY: Full-time

HOURS: 40 hours

POSITION SUMMARY:

This is a position having acquired a State Certification in lineman skills in the construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground power lines. May instruct or give direction to apprentice lineman. This work involves responsibility for the performance of skilled tasks in accordance with industry practices and standards. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Performs of a variety of functions related to the construction and maintenance of an electrical distribution system. 
Climbs poles, works at moderate heights, works on energized lines, all methods of line construction (underground and overhead power lines), street lighting.
Installs transformers, poles, guys, conductors and underground cable in a safe and efficient manner.
Performs tasks related to fiber optic maintenance, installation and repair.
Performs tree trimming.
Operates equipment
Works effectively and courteously with the general public, utility companies, and contractors.
Works outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
Uses proper safety precautions, skills and care of both tools and equipment.
OTHER DUTIES: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in line construction and maintenance work.
Knowledge of National Electric Safety Code.
Knowledge of construction standards, switching procedures, gloving and hot sticking.
Ability and willingness to acquire skill in climbing poles and working at moderate heights and working with high and low voltages. 
Knowledge of substations used in the construction and distribution of electrical power and fiber optics.
Must be able to read and follow written and oral instructions, blueprints, sketches, and staking sheets. 
Must be able to give clear and concise direction to other crew members
Must be able to give clear and concise direction to other crew members.
EDUCATION, TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

Necessary:

High School diploma or equivalent.
Completion of an apprentice training program or equivalent.
Must be State Certified Journeyman or equivalent.
Must have or be able to acquire a CDL license with air brakes and tanker endorsement within (6) six months of employment.
A minimum of four (4) years’ experience at the Apprentice level is required
Must live within 50 miles from the intersection of Grand Avenue and 8th Street. Total travel time cannot exceed 60 minutes at posted driving speeds. Must be available for on-call and after hours call-outs.
Desired:

Courses in safety, training, supervision, gloving, hot stick methods and electrical theory.

Job Benefits

  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retirement

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