Under direction, performs skilled work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines and does related work as required.
This is a journey-level class position. Positions in this class perform skilled tasks under supervision but may work independently. This position is subject to emergency call back for after-hours work.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Receives supervision from the Electric Foreman/Forewoman or from other supervisors as conditions require. May supervise other Electric Linemen/Linewomen.
Examples of Duties
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- Constructs and maintains overhead and underground distribution circuits, subtransmission circuits and substations; Installs and connects equipment on lines such as transformers, switches, cutouts, capacitors, lightning arresters, streetlights, etc.;
- Installs poles, anchors, crossarms, insulators, and strings wire; installs vaults, conduits and pulls conductor; Terminates cable systems on poles, transformers, switching equipment and in vaults; installs distribution substation equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, disconnects, buswork, etc.;
- Runs new services from poles or service boxes to customer facilities; connects and disconnects services; troubleshoots and tests individual customer services; reconstructs existing overhead and underground distribution lines; performs testing, phasing, and energization of new and reconstructed circuits;
- Performs maintenance functions such as inspections, pole testing, resagging, cleaning of vaults and enclosures and necessary repairs and corrections; trims trees to clear wires;
- Diagnoses, locates and clears trouble on primary and secondary overhead and underground lines and streetlighting systems;
- Maintains good housekeeping in the job, around the yard, and on the vehicles; Participates in switching operations of the system and obtains loading data for system studies;
- Performs many of the above functions on energized lines, utilizing appropriate hot line tools;
- Maintains tools and equipment in clean and workable condition and assures that all tools from the tool room are returned after each use;
- Performs other duties related to the operation of the department and the city, including additional duties that enable the department and City to meet the diverse needs of its community.
||City of Lodi Electric Utility
||$117,705.64 - $123,616.48 (USD) Annually
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- Methods, materials, and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines.
- Principles of electrical theory as applied to power systems; transformer connections for various applications.
- Applicable electrical codes such as State electrical safety orders (e.g. G.O. 95 & 128).
- Fundamental safety regulations, first aid, and methods of applying resuscitation; necessary precautions to be taken in working high voltage lines.
- Climb poles and use aerial buckets in confined areas among energized overhead lines and equipment at a considerable distance above ground.
- Work with energized underground 15-kv materials and methods.
- Work proficiently with hot line tools, i.e. sticks under energized conditions on both 15-kv overhead and underground systems.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination equivalent to education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical combination is:
Equivalent to completion of high school.
Possession of journey-level Electric Lineman/Linewoman status obtained as follows:
Three and one-half (3-1/2) years training/experience in line work and successful completion of the journey level Electric Lineman/Linewoman examination administered by the I.B.E.W. or equivalent;
Minimum five (5) years experience in line work and successful petitioning for journey-level Electric Lineman/Linewoman status with I.B.E.W.;
Certification from California-Nevada Joint Apprenticeship Committee that applicant has passed the apprenticeship and examination for journey-level Electric Lineman/Linewoman;
Possession of journey-level Electric Lineman/Linewoman status granted by the I.B.E.W. or equivalent.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
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- Possession of a valid Driver's License (Class C) issued from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Possession of a valid Driver's License (Class A) issued from the California Department of Motor Vehicles within 12 months of hire.
- Successful completion of a certified rubber glove training program is required at the time of application submission.
||This listing expires on: 2/7/2021