Feb 02 2018

ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM APPRENTICE LINEMAN

THE CITY OF WEISER IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR AN

ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM APPRENTICE LINEMAN

NATURE OF WORK

The Electric Distribution System Apprentice Lineman works under the supervision of the Electric Department Supervisor and performs construction and maintenance type work on the distribution system. The work involves operating equipment and performing labor tasks to assure system reliability and to affect upgrades and service extensions as scheduled. Applications are available at Weiser City Hall, 55 West Idaho, Weiser Idaho 83672. Closing date 5:00 p.m., March 2, 2018. The City of Weiser is a Equal Opportunity Employer.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK

  • Installation of wood and metal power poles and down guy anchors.

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of overhead transformers and transformer banks, air breaker switches, capacitor banks, fuse cutouts, lighting arrestors, cross arm conductors, down guys, and associated pole hardware.

  • Installation, maintenance, and repair of underground distribution systems including conduit conductors, pad mount transformers, sector cabinets, splice boxes, pole risers, load break elbows, and terminations.

  • Installation of electric meter hook-ups for power consumption recording, both self-contained and C.T.

  • Keeping record of location and types of electric service installations for future reference.

DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE ABILITIES AND SKILS

  • Knowledge of mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

  • Knowledge of tools and equipment, work practices and materials used in the construction and maintenance of electrical distribution systems.

  • Knowledge and experience in the operation of bucket trucks, digger derrick, backhoes, dump trucks, wire pullers, and tensioners.

  • Ability to record data and make mathematical calculations associated with electric installations.

MANDATORY REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Completed an accredited line workers course through a technical school or college.

  • Idaho Class B Commercial Drivers License.

  • 2 years on the job work experience in electrical distribution, construction and maintenance.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to work with co-workers and public in a professional manor.