Apprentice Electrical Line Worker:

Position Purpose:
To learn the skills necessary to become a certified Electrical Line Worker

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the construction of new overhead and underground electrical services and upgrades. (single-phase, three-phase, double-circuit, energized or de-energized)
  • Assist line workers in restoring overhead and underground outages
  • Assist line workers in the construction of overhead and underground electrical lines
  • Assist line workers in maintaining existing overhead and underground electrical lines
  • Responsible for following all cooperative safety policies and procedures

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Dig pole and anchor holes; frame and set poles and anchors; install guy wire, sag and, tie-in conductors
  • Assist with the installation of transformers, switches, voltage regulators, oil circuit-reclosers, capacitors, meters, and other electrical apparatus.
  • Assist with yard-light and street-light maintenance and installation
  • Install service, connect, disconnect and reconnect as assigned
  • Assist with relocating, rebuilding and adding poles on existing lines for construction projects
  • Assist with cutting in double-end for two-way feeds and replacing lightning arresters and guys, on energized or de-energized lines
  • Install account numbers on meter poles, as directed
  • Replace and repair service drops, as directed
  • Assist with installing, repairing and replacing meter sockets and loops
  • Read, change, install and seal meters, as assigned
  • Perform periodic standby duty
  • Trim trees and cut brush on the right-of-way for new construction or existing line, as assigned
  • Complete outage reports, material tickets; connect, reconnect or disconnect orders, as required or directed
  • Operate equipment as needed for the project; (winch truck, bucket truck, backhoe, cranes, skid-steer loader, directional drills)
  • Complete related study units as outlined in PSI Electrical Line Worker apprenticeship program
  • Perform other, work-related, activities as requested by Supervisor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • High-school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Willingness to participate in the PSI Electrical Line Worker apprenticeship program
  • Must be interested in PSI apprenticeship program objectives
  • Must have an interest in a program of self-development and be willing to accept increasing responsibilities as a team member of a line crew
  • Must be willing to work overtime and to be on standby as required
  • Must be dependable; must have a good record of attendance and punctuality
  • Must be physically able to work in a safe and proper manner
  • Must be able to pass required PSI and Georgia Department of Labor physical examination and drug testing
  • Must be able to complete the necessary coursework for Electrical Line Worker certification
  • Must gain basic knowledge of electricity, pole-line materials, the proper and safe use of tools and equipment used in line construction and maintenance, learn line construction specifications, and learn the National Electric Safety Code through the apprenticeship program
  • Must learn pole-top and bucket rescue procedures
  • Should possess the ability to climb poles and exercise proper and safe use of hand-tools while working on a pole, under strict supervision
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified or possess the ability to obtain such certification within one year of employment
  • Must have or obtain and maintain a valid “Class A” drivers license with air brake endorsement and meet all D.O.T. requirements within six months of employment
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Attend the Electrical Line Worker Certification course (8 weeks) at North Georgia Technical College (EL11) within one year of employment

Competencies:
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Communications – Selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge
  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others and inspires respect and trust
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are 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 job functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. This position also requires the ability to drive company vehicles and equipment.

Place Services, Inc. offers:

  • Salary based on experience
  • Health & Wellness benefits after 30 days of full-time employment
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan after 90 days of full-time employment
  • Growth opportunities throughout the organization
  • Generous Personal Time Off program
  • Family owned and operated business

http://www.placeservicesinc.com/

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $28.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

License/Certification:

  • Lineworker Training School Certification (Preferred)

Willingness To Travel:

  • 100% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations
  • On the road

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Company’s website:

  • http://www.placeservicesinc.com/