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Journeyman (Extended Hours)

Title Journeyman (Extended Hours)
Company Jackson EMC
Available Date Jan 03, 2018
Expiration Jan 27, 2018
Job Function Joureyman Lineman
Job Type Fulltime
Job Duration Fulltime
Location

Gainesville, GA

PLACE OF RESIDENCE: This position requires a residency within a twenty five (25) mile radius of the Gainesville District Office.

Minimum Education

EDUCATION: Require High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer specialized education courses in basic electricity, transformers, meters, and instruments. Prefer course work in mathematics, including geometry and trigonometry. Prefer an Electrical Lineworker Certificate from an accredited technical college. Educational equivalency requirements will be verified through personnel and other general abilities exercises which substantiate the applicant's scholastic content equivalency required to achieve expected results and develop and progress in successively higher positions within the organization. Must possess or obtain a CDL Learner’s Permit within the first 6 months in the position, keep the learner’s permit for at least 6 months, and obtain a CDL within one year from the date of hire in the position.

Minimum Experience

EXPERIENCE: Journeyman Lineman: Require a minimum of seven (7) years progressive experience in electric system line construction, operations, maintenance, and servicing. Require a minimum of one (1) year experience in Groundman-type activities and two (2) years’ experience as a Lineman Apprentice, and the remaining time in Lineman or higher classification.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Makes all types of single and polyphase transformer installations and performs rephasing and phase rotation on polyphase circuits under direct supervision and when assigned.

2. Installs, moves, or removes transformers, Security Lights, secondaries, service drops, oil circuit breakers, poles, conductors, capacitors, regulators, reclosers, and/or any other line equipment under direct supervision and when assigned.

3. Installs moves or removes transformers, Security Lights, secondaries, service drops, oil circuit breakers, poles, conductors, capacitors, regulators, reclosers, or any other line equipment under direct supervision and when assigned.

4. Installs or removes instrument transformers, recording or indicating meters of all types, and makes load and voltage tests under direct supervision and when assigned.

5. Patrols distribution lines; inspects, operates and maintains related equipment; performs distribution switching, sectionalizing, and fusing when assigned.

6. Performs "hot line" work on all lines and voltages of the Cooperative, following prescribed methods and procedures under direct supervision when assigned.

7. Observes the performance of any crew member assigned; directs, instructs, and ensures effective work procedure and safe practices are followed; coaches employees assigned under his/her direction.

8. Determines that proper clearances are maintained in all work assignments.

9. Sees that assigned trucks, tools, and working equipment are properly used and kept in good working order and that any required repairs are promptly reported to the Foreman/Journeyman Lineman when acting as Supervisor.

10. Submits time, mileage, and gas tickets, material charge-outs and credit-ins, and any other forms or other required procedural work.

11. Learns to read and interpret staking sheets; learns all RUS specifications and line construction assemblies; learns the National Electrical Safety Code and applicable portions of the National Electrical Code and any other specifications or instructional material the Cooperative may incorporate on line construction.

12. Operates automotive equipment when assigned; complies with all traffic laws, safety rules, regulations, and safe practices while operating assigned vehicle; at all times looks out for safety of the vehicle, occupants, and loads.

13. Keeps informed on a continuing basis of modern methods to be able to perform first aid, artificial respiration, and pole top rescue/resuscitation.

14. Learns the Cooperative's electrical and mechanical tagging rules and other numbering systems. Learns layouts and characteristics of electrical distribution lines in the area to which assigned.

15. Is familiar with and follows the best safety practices set forth in the Cooperative's Safety Manual.

16. Performs "on-call" duty assignments as a condition of employment when scheduled and required to maintain continuity of service after regular working hours and on Saturdays, Sundays, & holidays observed by the Cooperative.

17. Is available after normal business hours to assist with power restoration and other essential customer service tasks as needed to maintain continuity of service to customers.

18. Advises the Marketing & Member Services Division of any known need for their promotional or public relations services, including locations of new home construction and remodeling. Promotes increased use of electricity and adequate wiring and such other services as may be offered within established policies and procedures of the Cooperative.

19. Studies lineman manuals and other instructional guidelines to complete requirements outlined in the specifications for this position.

20. Receives communications and directives, verbally confirms full understanding, and keeps supervisor informed of important information concerning the work performed.

21. Keeps informed of all Cooperative policies and procedures and attends and participates in all safety meetings scheduled by the Cooperative.

22. Participates in annual meeting as required or directed.

23. Performs other related work of this or any other classification requiring equal or lesser skill when assigned by Line Foreman or other assigned supervisor.

Job Requirements There is two (2) full-time openings Hours: Week 1 Mon – Fri 9:30am-6:00pm Week 2 Tues-Sat 9:30am-6:00pm *shift differential applied to base pay for the extended hours position PLACE OF RESIDENCE: This position requires a residency within a twenty five (25) mile radius of the Gainesville District Office.