Job Title: OH Elec Spec + 1.08 (Inside)
Job ID: 3002962
Location: IL - Chicago
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Family: Overhead Technician
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Exelon Corporation is one of the nation's largest electric utilities, with more than $32 billion in annual revenues. The company has one of the industry's largest portfolios of electricity generation capacity, with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon distributes electricity to approximately 6.6 million customers in northern Illinois, central Maryland and southeastern Pennsylvania and natural gas to more than 1.1 million customers in the Baltimore and Philadelphia areas. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.
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Business Unit Overview
ComEd and its nearly 6,000 employees are responsible for maintaining more than 78,000 miles of power lines that make up the electric transmission and distribution system in Northern Illinois. ComEd, headquartered in Chicago, serves approximately 70 percent of Illinois' population - about 9 million people - in a service territory that spans 11,400 square miles. Locations in Northern Illinois including Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
Experienced Overhead Electrician Specialist
Overhead Electrician, Special
We are currently seeking journeyman linemen as Overhead Electrician, Special. In this position you will restore service, perform maintenance and construction work, and perform switching operations on the transmission and distribution systems; instruct and train an Overhead Electrician when assigned to assist; assign and coordinate work so as to properly safeguard employees, the public, and the property of customers and the Company; and perform related work as assigned.
Typical examples of the duties are:
1. Restoring service or eliminating trouble on the transmission and distribution systems, including customers equipment, involving determining the equipment at fault and making permanent or temporary repairs by performing such work as cutting conductors in the clear, replacing or repairing poles and attachments, conductors, transformers, and other devices and equipment, transferring loads to other circuits, and connecting emergency transformers and generators.
2. Performing routine maintenance work on the transmission and distribution system, involving such duties as replacing or repairing poles and attachments, transformers, and other devices and equipment, including temporary grounding, pulling slack, trimming trees, washing insulators, maintaining equipment in designated vaults and electric service stations, and assisting in identifying, testing, and phasing underground lines.
3. Performing overhead or underground residential type distribution work and such light construction work as installing or removing services and single-phase meters, installing and removing conductors, poles and attachments, transformers, street lighting fixtures, and other devices and equipment.
4. Performing switching operations, under the direction of a dispatcher, on the transmission and distribution system, including street light circuits, and at distribution centers, electric service stations, designated network centers and unattended substations, involving operating such equipment as switches, love line clamps, voltage regulators, circuit breakers, fuses, and other electrical devices.
5. Inspecting lines and equipment, distribution centers, electric service stations, and designated network centers, recording instrument readings, and reporting maintenance and repair work needed.
6. Instructing and training an Overhead Electrician assigned to assist; and preparing various reports such as hours worked, material and equipment required, work performed, and field repairs needed.
Three or more years as an Overhead Lineman with a thorough understanding of operating and construction standards.
Successful completion of the EEI CAST Test
Successful completion of a technical and behavioral interview
Ability to successfully climb a 40ft utility pole
Chicago (North and South) and surrounding areas*LI-CV1
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