This position is the culmination of an extended training period planned to develop a competent craftsman who can provide the needed services for the construction, operation and maintenance of the electrical distribution system in both underground and overhead. The 1st Class Lineman should provide supervision to and assist Apprentice Lineman and Groundman.
B. Line Condition
The 1st Class Lineman is expected to be able to perform all types of line work without supervision.
a) Safely perform any of the duties of the previously described positions.
b) Possesses and uses the skills and knowledge necessary to perform all phases of line work, including the construction, operation and maintenance of the distribution and transmission systems.
c) Instructs Apprentice Linemen during various phases of their training.
d) Sets a positive example of safe practices for others.
e) Follows cooperative procedures and sees that job-related records, reports, and other paperwork are correct, complete, and on time.
f) Maintains currency and ability to perform first aid and artificial respiration, AED’s and pole top resuscitation.
g) Remains a competent craftsman by keeping skills and knowledge current.
Is under the direct supervision of the Line Foreman, Serviceman or Lead Lineman if assigned to a crew. May be delegated the responsibility for supervising the work of others as a Lead Lineman.
E. Standards for being on call
Will do single or two-person call-out on outages.
Having completed and apprenticeship program for line work