Overhead Distribution B-C Lineperson ULCS Region 102

Gastonia, NC posted on January 14

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We are currently seeking an Overhead “B-C” Lineperson to join our Utility Lines Construction Services, LLC team in the Overhead Maintenance and Construction Department.

 

We offer excellent opportunities for career oriented individuals that want to be a part of our team.  Our goal is to provide a safe work environment for all of our employees to perform quality work with our many clients.  ULCS employees share in Productivity and Safety Incentive programs. We also offer an excellent compensation package that includes a competitive benefits package, paid holidays, and paid vacation.  Flame Retardant clothing is provided for all employees at no cost to them.  Various work locations do offer employee payroll deduct programs for work boots and tools for the job.

 

Our company performs work within the South Eastern Region of the United Stated.  Many projects have immediate openings. Our region offices are located in Indian Trail, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee.  We offer year round employment with a company that values the team approach toward building quality projects.  If you are looking for your next career advancement and are a goal oriented person that wants to work for a company that values safety and appreciates good employees, please apply today.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists crew with setting poles and anchors.
  • Assists crew with stringing overhead wire.
  • Assists crew with proper sagging techniques.
  • Assists crew with installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.
  • Assists crew with troubleshooting trouble in primary and secondary systems.
  • Assists crew with replacing cutout fuses and clearing faulted circuits and systems.
  • Ensure daily testing and inspection of assigned tools and equipment.
  • Maintain company equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to problem solve with unidentified circumstances on any particular job.
  • Weather permitting, this is a 40 hour per week job.
  • Any other duties related to the installation of overhead power supply.
  • Safely complete the job while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead line work.
  • Comply with all safety and health rules.
  • Perform work or operate vehicle/equipment only where training and qualification has been provided.
  • Demonstrate safe work behavior.
  • Stop work whenever unsafe acts or conditions are present.
  • Reports all injuries no matter how minor to the Foreperson Immediately.
  • Report all incidents and near misses to Foreperson.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
  • Must wear approved Fire Retardant clothing.
  • Must be able to inspect/wear necessary PPE.
  • Must have some knowledge to know when wearing PPE is expected.
  • Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.
  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
  • Must be able to traverse various terrains.
  • Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
  • Must possess strong communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Must be able to communicate and handle confrontations professionally.
  • Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
  • Must be able to maintain attention as dangerous tasks occur often.
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver 50 pounds or more on a frequent basis.
  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day.  Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc.  Subject to call out work).
  • Must have some knowledge of heavy equipment.
  • Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Must have some knowledge of proper sagging techniques
  • Must have some knowledge of working with energized high voltage systems requiring specific skill set.
  • Must have some knowledge of installing and removing a service.
  • May be able to identify primary and secondary voltage.
  • Must have some knowledge of tying in a primary conductor.
  • Must have some knowledge of phasing a circuit through a substation.
  • May be able to identify induced voltage.
  • Must have some knowledge of checking voltage on transformers.
  • Must have some knowledge of a one shot on a recloser.
  • Must have knowledge of grounding procedures.
  • May have some understanding of flag and tag procedures.
  • May be able to identify different materials used in linework.
  • Must have some understanding of Kellum grips.
  • Must have some knowledge of phasing sticks.
  • Must have some knowledge of load break tool.
  • Must have some knowledge of a reconductoring job.
  • May be capable of working from heights or in confined spaces.
  • Must have some knowledge of trenching and shoring.
  • Must have some knowledge of rigging, hand lines, and lineman knot tying.
  • Must have some knowledge of making and using a hand line
  • Must have some knowledge of assisting hooking up a single or three phase transformer.
  • May be able to inspect/use proper cover up.
  • Must have some knowledge of minimum approach distance.
  • May be capable of bucket rescue.
  • Must have some knowledge of safely installing and removing a mechanical jumper.
  • May be able to climb different structures and possess the tools to do the climb.
  • Must be able to identify, operate and service all required tools and equipment.(i.e., bucket truck, digger derrick truck, tensioners, puller, rollers, hand tamp, chain saw, concrete saw, shovel)
  • May be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.
  • Must be willing to travel out of state for emergency storm work.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must have a valid CDL driver’s license.
  • Must have some proven previous Overhead Maintenance experience.

Physical Requirements:

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Standing

 

 

 

X

Seeing

 

 

 

X

Walking

 

 

 

X

Reading

 

 

X

 

Sitting

 

X

 

 

Reaching

 

 

 

X

Stooping

 

 

X

 

Range of Motion

 

 

 

X

Kneeling

 

X

 

 

Hearing – Speech Range

 

 

 

X

Squatting

 

 

X

 

Depth Perception

 

 

 

X

Body Twisting

 

 

X

 

Color Vision

 

 

 

X

Crawling

 

X

 

 

Lifting

 

 

 

X

Sense of Touch

 

 

 

X

Carrying

 

 

 

X

Manual Dexterity

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

 

 

X

Speaking Clearly

 

 

 

X

Pulling

 

 

 

X

Seeing Distant

 

 

 

X

Climbing Ladders

 

 

X

 

Climbing On/Off Truck

 

 

X

 

Climbing Stairs

 

 

X

 

Climbing Poles

 

 

X

 

Balancing

 

 

 

X

Gripping

 

 

X

 

Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

 

 

 

X

Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

 

 

 

X

Lifting Up to 50 lbs.

 

 

 

X

Meaning of Terms:

  • Rarely = less than 10%
  • Occasionally = up to 33%
  • Frequently = up to 66%
  • Continuously = from 67% to 100%

 

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time