Education: Associate Degree in Lineman Technology or equivalent.
Job Training, Experience, and Knowledge: Five to Seven years experience in direct line construction, operations and maintenance required. The individual is responsible for the application of lineman skills and techniques to the duties of the position. Must be proficient as a Journeyman Lineman in skills and abilities as determined appropriate by testing and/or such other skills development and abilities as determined appropriate by management. Previous supervisory experience preferred. A thorough knowledge of and ability to consistently apply RUS construction specifications and standards necessary. Must develop, maintain and communicate a thorough knowledge of regulatory issues and standards such as OSHA, National Electrical Safety Code and all other regulatory agencies of jurisdiction necessary. Must have the ability to impart such knowledge to others and assist in skills development of lesser experienced personnel. Must be capable of communicating effectively in written and oral form, completing work reports and related work documentation.
A combination of educational equivalents, and/or directly related prior work experience and/or training with demonstrated proficiency may be substituted for any or all of the educational requirements
Abilities and Skills: Must have strong mathematical abilities and the ability to perform responsibilities effectively and timely. Individual must have the ability to perform multiple tasks and maintain a high degree of accuracy in work performance and finished work quality. Must be proficient, or capable of demonstrating proficiency in a short time, the effective utilization and application of computerized and related technological methods to the duties of the position. Must have the ability to work as a team in the promotion and accomplishment of the organization’s goals and objectives overall and as they relate to the department. Must have the ability to interact positively with others, solve problems and communicate solutions to others constructively.
Equipment and Machinery Operated: Motor vehicles, computers, small hand held or mobile electrical instruments and devices, customary office and business communications equipment are utilized in the position. The individual should also be familiar with and capable of operating equipment utilized in the construction, operation and maintenance of an electric utility, including but not limited to line vehicles, trenchers, tractors, tampers, and related vehicular and power operated equipment.
General physical activity and demands: Lifting and moving of weights in excess of 100 pounds is frequently required. Position requires the individual to be capable of stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, pole climbing and grasping and frequently walking long distances. Good hand to eye coordination is necessary as is the ability to read electronic displays and screens, printed materials and maps and tools and materials. Must be capable of utilizing hand held and manually operated tools coincident with the duties of the position. The duties of the position are performed outside with exposure to weather extremes.
Driver’s License requirement: Must maintain a valid N.C. Driver’s License of the type specified by the Cooperative as necessary to carry out the duties assigned to the position.
Overtime Status: This position is subject to the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended.
Non-Discrimination: This position shall be filled on the basis of qualifications and ability to perform the essential functions of the job and without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, or national origin.
NOTE:Individual must possess and maintain the mental and physical competencies necessary to perform the duties of the position. The responsibilities and duties specified in this job description and the information contained in the accompanying position specifications are intended to generally reflect the nature of the position. The responsibilities, duties, tasks, and reporting relationships may change from time to time either temporarily or ongoing based on the needs of the employer. Such changes may be made by the employer in oral or written form. The individual is expected to work extended and/or irregular hours if necessary or assigned. The individual also assists in the restoration of service in emergency situations. The employment described herein is at the will of the employee and the employer.
CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2019
SEND RESUME' TO: Terrie High, Manager H.R. - email@example.com