Please note that this position will be located in Rockingham, NC.
** Relocation assistance is not being offered for this position.
***Incumbent will be expected to reside within 45 minutes travel time their reporting Construction Center.
This Line & Service Trainee position supports the operations process in providing and maintaining service to new and existing customers by learning a working knowledge of computer systems, tools, equipment, and material. Incumbent is expected to learn the day-to-day operations and specifications of the power distribution system.
In addition to normal work, position must be available to be on-call with a more experienced person as required and to work all hours as needed, day or night, weekends or holidays, to perform work required during planned outages or emergency situations. The position must learn to perform all duties in a safe manner and adhere to all Company safety rules and procedures.
Individual is expected to learn and operate computer systems, tools, equipment, and vehicles necessary to perform line and service work by completing classroom and on the job training. Position assists in constructing, maintaining, and operating the power distribution system, and performing customer service work to ensure public safety and customer satisfaction.
Incumbent will be expected to travel to various locations to assist in storm restoration when necessary.
Climbing and working from ladders/poles, operation of heavy equipment and large trucks, frequent handling of materials, use of hand tools. Often required to lift more than 100 pounds, ability to distinguish colors and have depth perception.
Dirty or oily conditions; work near heavy, mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; outdoors; risk of electrical shock; loud noise levels. Position will work in all weather conditions.
Candidates must have High School diploma or General Education Degree
Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) aptitude testing is required for this position.
This Position Requires a valid Commercial Drivers License or the ability to obtain a CDL within 30 days of hire.
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