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Electric Lineman


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Electric Lineworker

Starting Salary: $19.98/hr.

Duties include:

· Constructs, repairs and maintains underground and overhead electrical distribution lines.

· Constructs, repairs and maintains underground and overhead Telecommunication System.

· Trims trees around energized electrical power lines.

· Installs poles, anchors, guys, wood arms, fiberglass arms and insulators.

· Troubleshoots problems; locates short circuits, grounds and other sources of power failure; makes repairs.

· Drives and operates a bucket and digger derrick truck to install transformers, poles, and guy rods.

· Operates trenchers, jack hammers, air compressors, hand tools, grounding cables, climbing gear, blocks, ropes,  metering devices, and other specialized equipment.

· Reads and interprets electrical schematics of systems and diagrams, maps and blueprints.

· Responds to after-hours emergencies.

· Works on energized electrical power lines in a variety of weather conditions.

· Works at heights greater than ten feet to install equipment or connectors; climbs poles and ladders.

· Excavates and installs underground utilities; utilizes equipment to locate underground faults and utilities.

· Repairs and maintains streetlights.

· Turns customer services on and off as directed.

· Installs holiday and other special decorations.


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