RATE OF PAY: Bargaining Unit Position: $47.53/hour
WORK HOURS: 6:30a.m.–5:00p.m., half-hour lunch, either Monday-Thursday or Tuesday-Friday. Overtime as necessary. On-call per bargaining agreement.
POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE:
Works under the direct supervision of a Working Foreman, Manager of Operations/Engineering, District Manager and Operations Superintendent. Performs numerous duties including construction, maintenance and repair of distribution and transmission lines and related facilities, service work and other related and assigned duties.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Frequently constructs underground and overhead transmission and distribution lines which includes digging pole and anchor holes, framing poles, setting poles and anchors, stringing, sagging armor rod, down guy, connecting conductor, pad mount gear and related tasks of new construction or energized and de-energized lines.
On a daily basis, the Journey Lineworker maintains both underground and overhead distribution and transmission electric system by replacing damaged transformers, breakers, regulators, poles, conductor, insulators, meter loops, switching gear and related equipment on energized and de-energized lines.
Frequently performs various duties related to customer service (i.e. reading meters, performing service changes, troubleshooting service outages, voltage tests and completing outage reports).
Performs related duties daily including taking inventory, accounting for materials used, loading and unloading materials, and inspecting distribution and transmission line as part of a preventive maintenance program.
SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Must be able to react to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
Must have high school diploma or G.E.D. plus completion of technical training in line maintenance, construction and safety. Must have completed a four-year certified apprenticeship program and have experience in line construction and maintenance. A Journey Lineworker Certificate is required.
Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license before employment and a CDL license within 90 days after being employed.
Must live within a 15 mile radius distance from the Brighton office within 90 days from hired.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
Thirty percent (30%) of the time is spent standing, thirty percent (30%) sitting, and another forty percent (40%) walking. Journey Lineworkers will occasionally lift up to 100 lbs. Carrying up to 50 lbs. is done occasionally when carrying equipment from truck to work site. When doing pole work or moving a transformer, it may be necessary to push and pull approximately 150 lbs.
Operating controls is done constantly while sitting in a vehicle driving and operating machinery. Climbing poles or ladders using feet/legs and hands/arms is done frequently.
Balancing is done constantly while walking and standing on rough and uneven terrain. Occasionally, a Journey Lineworker must stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. Reaching and handling are done frequently. Fingering and feeling are occasionally necessary while putting up or repairing lines.
Talking in order to exchange ideas over a two-way radio/cell phone and to communicate with other employees in the various offices is done frequently. Journey Lineworker is constantly required to hear radio transmissions. They must also be able to hear faint arcing sounds or transformer humming to quickly determine if equipment is working properly.
A Journey Lineworker will occasionally need to see “near” while working on lines. It is constantly necessary to see “far” while driving, patrolling line or constructing lines. Depth perception and color vision are essential for Journey Lineworkers while driving. While constructing poles and lines, depth perception of vision are constantly necessary.
The job may occasionally require persuasiveness, analytic ability, auditory and tactile discrimination.
Due to possible danger in a Journey Lineworker’s job, it is extremely important that they are always alert, precise, and patient. They must also have ingenuity while working under adverse weather conditions, problem-solving abilities, spatial perception, speaking ability, memory, creativity, concentration, judgment, initiative, reasoning, imagination, and visual discrimination.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other job responsibilities as assigned by the immediate supervisor or management.
Management reserves the right to change position descriptions, specifications or work schedules to accommodate individuals with disabilities or as the need arises.
This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.