Lineman Journeyman/1st Class
River City Construction - Washington, NC

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Minimum Requirements:
-Experience gloving 34.5Kv electric utility lines, working on Dominion utility system, or comparable electric utility systems
-Knowledge of installing transformers, reclosers, and other electrical distribution equipment.
-Valid Driver's License
-Must posses a CDL
-Knowledge of electrical utility distribution systems and its construction
-Must follow and uphold all safety rules and regulations

Needed in Northeastern North Carolina, Hampton Roads Virginia and surrounding areas, and Northern Virginia.

Position Description

Class A Lineman is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead work.
  • Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman.
  • Stringing overhead wire.
  • Setting poles and anchors.
  • Installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.
  • Troubleshooting trouble in primary and secondary systems.
  • Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems.
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order.
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.

Position Requirements

  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
  • Able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
  • Must be familiar with induced voltage.
  • Understands grounding procedures.
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
  • Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
  • Understands grounding procedures.
  • Understands how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
  • Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
  • Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser.
  • Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.
  • Must be able to safely perform a reconductoring job.
  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
  • Understands how to use a load bust tool.
  • Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.
  • Able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.
  • A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred.
  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.
  • Willing to work over-time when requested.

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Self-Motivated
  • Team-Oriented
  • Customer Oriented
  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.

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