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Apprentice Lineman/Electric Journeyman Lineman Job Openings by City of Georgetown, TX in Georgetown

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Detail of : Apprentice Lineman/Electric Journeyman Lineman Job Openings in Georgetown

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing! We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business. Electric Lineman Apprentice through Electric Journeyman Lineman. Performs high and low voltage line duties involved in the construction and maintaining of electric service in the City including overhead, underground, transmission and light system. Installs, removes, and maintains transmission, distribution and service lines/equipment. Troubleshoots and assists in resolving unplanned power outages; participates in restoring power services in a safe and timely manner; and communicates with utility customers regarding electrical complaints, planned outages and potential electric hazards. during power outages. Incumbents in this classification are required to be on-call on a rotating basis. Electric Apprentice Lineman: Safely and efficiently provides electrical line service to the city's utility clients.
Assembles & disassembles hardware for overhead & underground installations in a de-energized environment with instruction from Journeyman Lineman.
Provides ground support for lineman operating in aerial bucket, on pole, trenches or underground facility environment. Cuts and clears brush at ground level.
Operates heavy machinery involved with digging, setting and tamping poles, pulling overhead and underground conductors, digging and backfilling trenches or other excavations and hurt-man rescue by operating platform controls of aerial bucket.
Participates in the Apprentice Lineman Training Program including after-hours studies.
Available to perform other line work as required.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Electric Journeyman Lineman: Safely and efficiently provides electrical line service to the City's utility clients.
Assembles & disassembles hardware for overhead & underground installations in an energized environment without requiring direct supervision from the Crew Leader.
Operates heavy machinery involved with digging, setting and tamping poles, pulling overhead and underground conductors, digging and backfilling trenches or other excavations and hurt-man rescue by operating platform controls of aerial bucket.
Performs daily line construction activities for both overhead and underground installations from aerial bucket and by pole. Including the assembly of transformer, switches, pad mounted facilities, metering, street lighting, capacitors and circuit switching & protection installations.
Participates as a mentor for Apprentices in the Apprentice Lineman Training Program.
Cut and clear brush at ground level and along aerial lines.
Troubleshoots during power outages, participates in Safety meetings, and external and internal training sessions.
Uses various electrician hand tools, i.e. snips, screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, etc.
Available to perform other line work at required.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Incumbents may enter as an apprentice to perform job tasks under direct supervision and training. Must be willing to participate in a lineman program that will guide you from an apprentice level all the way through to a Journeyman level in approximately four (4) to five (5) years of work study and on-the-job training to reach step levels up to the Journeyman status. Pay increments are directly tied to the step levels as you progress through the program. Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, crouching, bending, vision, hearing, talking, use of foot controls.
Temperature extremes from weather and engines; loud noise from engine and blown fuses; creosote burns; live electric lines; occasional dogs and insects; uneven terrains; exposure to poison oak, ivy and sumac; entry into confined spaces. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Ability to operate heavy equipment safely; ability to follow electrical safety procedures; ability to maintain Texas Class "A" CDL driver's license applicable to job responsibilities and good driving record. Reading: Reads electrical hazard warnings on equipment.
Writing: documents own timekeeping records for approval.
Math: Calculates work hours for time, measures distance and depth, and for basic electrical theories.
Reasoning: Solves technical, safety, and construction problems related to work.
Advanced Theoretical Knowledge: Knowledge of electrical systems and safety.

Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment drug testing, pre-employment physical, and criminal background investigations. Minimum Requirements Electric Apprentice Lineman: High school graduate, or its equivalent required, must be at least 18 years of age, and have zero to six months related experience; electrical groundsman or lineman experience preferred or any equivalent combination of experience and certified training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Apprentice Electric LinemanGroundman must possess a valid Texas driver's license upon hiring and acquire a Class "A" CDL, learn and demonstrate ability to climb poles, actively progressing in the first 1000 hours of text book instruction and first year of on-the-job skills training with the City of Georgetown's Line Technician Training Program within six (6) month evaluation period. Advancement to next level: Apprentice Electric LinemanGroundman must satisfactorily complete the first 2000 hours of text book training and one (1) year of on-the-job skills training as specified with the City of Georgetown's Line Technician Training Program to be verified by mentor and program administrator; be able to demonstrate duties and limitations of Apprentice Electric Lineman Grade C; and knowledgeable of the adopted Safety Handbook as it applies to the City of Georgetown Electric Lineman. In addition to above Apprentice Electric Lineman, groundman advancing to the next level must also learn and demonstrate ability to climb poles; perform hurt-man rescue by pole and bucket; possess a Class "A" CDL Texas Drivers License; proper use of personal protective gear; knowledge of equipment grounding; basic math calculations and be able to demonstrate to mentor and program administrator. Minimum Requirements Electric Journeyman Lineman: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be certified by the Department of Labor (DOL) as a Journeyman Lineman. If you are not a DOL Certified Journeyman Lineman, then you must receive a certificate of skills from the City's Apprentice Lineman Training Program or accredited approved alternate.
Journeyman Electric Lineman must have satisfactorily completed 8000 hours of text book training and four (4) years of on-the-job skills training with the City of Georgetown's Line Technician Training Program to be verified by mentor and program administrator.
Graduation from a utility lineman certificate program and/or a two (2) year Associates of Applied Science program for utility lineman or electric power technology will aid in qualification at this level. Preferred candidate will have equivalent to or combination of experience listed that provides for the required knowledge, skills, leadership abilities and must demonstrate abilities with training documentation to be qualified at this level. Knowledge/skills: Ability to demonstrate knowledge, skills and abilities consistent with the most current Apprentice Lineman Program.
Abilities consistent with the most current Apprentice Lineman Program.

If you strong confindence you meet the requirement above, please register and sign in to City of Georgetown, TX e-recruitment website with link as follow :

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  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only short-listed candidates will receive responses.

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