Apprentice Lineman 1st 2nd or 3rd Step / Florence Jobs

Job detailsJob TypeFull-timeFull Job DescriptionDescriptionAssists in the installation, maintenance, removal, and repair of equipment on overhead or underground electrical lines under the direction of a Journeyman Lineman in accordance with safety and construction standards and regulations for a three and a half year (minimum 7,000 hours on the job training) apprentice period.Essential FunctionsEXAMPLES OF DUTIES – Duties include, but are not limited to the following:Under the direction of a Journeyman Lineman perform the installation, maintenance and repair of Central Lincoln’s electric system facilities; poles, cross arms, primary conductors, secondary wires, transformers, switches, guy wires, anchors, streetlights and related equipment to new and existing facilities. Repair and/or replace lines and equipment in routine and emergency situations.Strive to accomplish work in a safe, efficient and effective manner. Actively and positively participates in department meetings, safety meetings and tailboards.Operates heavy and light equipment, including digger derricks, aerial lift devices and backhoes. Works with various tools of the trade.Attend and participate in all related training as required by the JATC.Performs after-hours duties, as required. Responds to call outs in a timely manner. Works scheduled and unscheduled overtime, as needed or as required.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesKnowledge of:Basic Practices, procedures, materials, tools and equipment used in overhead and underground electrical line construction.Basic Methods, procedures and safety precautions for working with energized lines, overhead and underground.Basic Practices, procedures, materials, tools and related equipment used in installing, terminating, splicing, testing, troubleshooting, and maintaining underground cable.Skills in:Basic Application of utility work rules, laws and regulations including NESC, OSHA 1910.269 and Oregon OSHA and other codes concerning utility and construction operation, as well as the utility and division goals, policies and objectives.Interacting well with supervision, coworkers and customers.Ability to:Learn to read and understand engineering sketches.Learn to operate power-operated digger/derrick truck, bucket truck, wire stringing equipment both underground and overhead, fault locating equipment and testing equipment, wire reel trailers, backyard pole setting equipment and other vehicles, tools and equipment normally associated with the electric utility industry.Climb poles, using conventional climbing gear.Model behaviors that promote open communication, teamwork, and accountability. Provide a positive, inspiring, and motivating work environment for fellow employees, and to support co-workers to ensure a productive and efficient team environment.Demonstrate cultural competency through respectful, inclusive work habits and through the valuing and welcoming of cultural differences in all position responsibilities.Communicate clearly, concisely, effectively and respectfully, both orally and in writing.Work as a team member with diverse staff throughout the organization.Provide outstanding customer service to internal and external clients of diverse backgrounds.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and coworkers.Obtain First Aid and CPR certification.Minimum Qualifications and ProgressionMust be 18 years of age.Valid driver’s license: Yes, including a Class A State of Oregon CDL.Post-offer background check required: YesPost-offer drug test required: YesPost-offer physical/functional test required: YesBe a high school graduate or have a GED certificate of equivalency.Must have completed one year of high school algebra or equivalent with a passing grade of ‘C’ or better.Must pass the NJATC screening exam with a minimum score of 4 or higher.Successfully complete a 10-day climbing school at Camp Rilea or have graduated from an accredited line school.FLSA Status: Non-exempt (Union position)Supervisory RelationshipThis position reports to the Operations Supervisor.Schedule of Wages:1st 6 Months $36.722nd 6 Months $38.303rd 6 Months $39.874th 6 Months $41.975th 6 Months $44.076th 6 Months $46.177th 6 Months $48.26Location: 966 Hwy 101,Florence,OR, Florence, OR 97439Job Type: Full-time

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