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12kV Electrical Line Worker

Electrical Line Worker: $5,931.31 - $7,497.39
12-kV Electrical Line Worker: $6,451.59 - $8,234.01
(May be hired at either level depending on candidate's 12-KV rubber glove
certification and level of experience. If appointed at Electrical Line Worker level, can
career ladder to 12-kV level depending upon certification acquisition and satisfactory

The class of Electrical Line Worker is the skilled journey level class in this series. Under
general supervision, incumbents perform journey level skilled and semi-skilled work in the
construction, maintenance, and repair of energized and de-energized electric distribution lines and related equipment/facilities; assists in the training and directs the work of lower electrical classifications; and perform other specifically related work as required.
The class of 12-kV Electrical Line Worker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of energized and de-energized electrical
distribution lines and related equipment/facilities, up to 12-kV. Additionally, incumbents of either job class may direct the work of an assigned helper; however, supervisory functions are not required.

The following duties are typical of this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the
duties and/or may be required to perform specific additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Works on energized and de-energized overhead and underground circuits and equipment up to 12-kV (depending on certification/training). Climbs poles; works at various heights installing and replacing primary/secondary lines/cables and line equipment, including power poles; sets and guys poles and installs cross arms and brackets and strings lines; installs line equipment, such as transformers, switches, cut-outs, disconnects, lightning arrestors, fault interrupters, fault indicators, insulators, circuit breakers, street light fixtures, revenue metering equipment, and other line apparatus; installs, hooks up and maintains pole-mounted transformer banks or stations serving large industrial customers and residential sections; reconstructs existing primary lines/cables and fittings and transfers wires; phases out and cuts in new circuits; switches load from one primary to another by closing and opening disconnects and/or overhead and Pad-mounted switches; tests pole lines and other facilities; trims trees to clear lines; respond to customer complaints; locates primary and secondary cables; instructs and trains apprentices and helpers; may direct the work of an assigned helper; keeps labor, location and material records; operates City vehicles; and performs related work as required.

PERIPHERAL FUNCTIONS: May perform acetylene and electrical welding.
Position: 12kV Electrical Line Worker
Organization: City of Lompoc
Location: Lompoc,  CA 
United States
Salary: $5,931.47 - $8,233.33 Monthly
Posting Start Date: 7/30/2020
Date Posted: 1/11/2021
Include any combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position. The typical qualifying entrance background is:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Journey level line worker status attained through serving an apprenticeship.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Operating commercial vehicles and/or trailers
is an essential function of the position. Possession of an appropriate and valid commercial
driver's license; minimum of class "B" commercial driver's license. Applicants are required to submit a satisfactory driving history, from the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV
printout), dated within the last six months. 12-kV Electrical Line Workers shall be rubber glove certified for 12-kV Live-line work on energized overhead and underground distribution feeders/cables and equipment/facilities at time of appointment.

KNOWLEDGE OF: Construction rules such as GO 95 and GO 128; proper methods, procedures,materials, tools and equipment used in the construction, maintenance, and repair of energized and de-energized overhead electrical distribution lines, underground cable feeders, and related equipment/facilities up to 12-kV; applicable electrical codes, such as State Electrical Safety Orders, and fundamental safety regulations, first aid and the methods of applying resuscitation; basic math; simple record keeping; general principles of training; appropriate safety precautions and procedures.

ABILITY TO: Skillfully use and operate line workers' tools and equipment in performing
all phases of line construction, operation, and maintenance work; climb and work on high poles in a confined area among high voltage energized lines; read, write and perform mathematical calculations at the level required for successful job performance; maintain simple records; direct the work of others; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL: Strength: Heavy - Exert force of 50-100 pounds occasionally, or 25-50 pounds frequently, or 10-20 pounds constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. Constantly handle, grip, and grasp. Constantly reach above, at, or below shoulder level. Frequently walk, stand, bend, stoop, crouch, push/pull, climb poles, and twist at the waist. Occasionally climb stairs, ladders, and scaffolding; crawl and kneel. Rarely sit.
 Vision: Visual acuity which could be corrected sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the position; average depth perception needed.
Hearing: Hearing ability to effectively hear and comprehend oral instructions and communication.

MENTAL/PSYCHOLOGICAL: Work cooperatively and interact appropriately with those
contacted in the course of work, including the general public; read/comprehend simple material; utilize simple math skills; utilize simple writing skills; understand, remember and carry out complex job instructions; respond quickly to changing situations under emergency pressures; deal with the general public; communicate effectively orally; ability to work under pressure; work within deadlines; train other workers.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Constantly work outdoors, occasionally indoors. Constantly work outdoors, occasionally indoors; work around machinery. Frequent exposure to dust, fumes, smoke, gases, odors and high voltage electricity. Frequently work at unprotected heights above the ground and underground. Frequently works while distribution primaries are energized. Occasional exposure to excessive noises, slippery or uneven walking surfaces, chemicals, solvents, grease or oil. Frequently drives equipment/vehicles. Rarely uses a computer. Constantly works with others; rarely works alone. Exposed to large machinery and traffic noise. Rarely exposed to extreme temperatures, flames or smoke. Incumbents must perform hazardous work on energized and de-energized overhead electrical distribution lines, underground cable feeders, and equipment/facilities, under emergency and all weather conditions.

Status: This listing expires on: 3/12/2021
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Organization Information
City of Lompoc
100 Civic Center Plaza

Lompoc,  CA 93436
United States
(805) 875-8206
Erika C Diggs