***Open positions are available in Marathon and Tavernier***
Install, maintain, move or remove transformers, security lights, service drops, poles, conductors, capacitors, regulators, OCRs, or any other line equipment.
Perform work from a bucket at various heights, in addition to climbing poles.
Perform “hotline” work on all lines and voltages of the Cooperative, following prescribed methods and procedures.
Must be FKEC certified for working in or out of the bucket.
Locate and repair trouble on overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines and equipment, making them safe against possible damage to life or property pending permanent repair.
Ensure jobs are completed as safely and quickly and as possible.
Run services, set, remove, connect and disconnect meters.
Must be knowledgeable of underground locations of septic tanks, water lines, etc., when setting up to perform work.
Responsible for the performance of assigned work in accordance with FKEC standards and procedures.
Prepare necessary reports and records in, including staking sheets, time and vehicle reports.
Direct and instruct First Class and Apprentice Lineman and Journeyman as required.
Ensure public and crew safety at all times.
Ensure safety rules and requirements are followed.
Must be knowledgeable of operation of various machinery and equipment required to perform job duties.
Perform “on call” duty assignments 24 hours a day when on call, as required.
Trim back trees/shrubs when necessary to perform required maintenance.
Read meters, make collections and investigate consumer complaints.
Perform maintenance on water crossing structures when required.
Operate fault finding equipment for underground lines.
Pull cables, splice and make cable connections.
Must be knowledgeable of and understand REA Specifications.
Make tests on cable of any voltage and installs cables, potheads, transformers, network protectors and overhead and underground electrical equipment, manholes, vaults and ducts.
Responsible for notifying warehouse of materials used or retired.
Safety – Follow and promote FKEC’s Safety Program and Corporate safety goals.
Communications – Ensure all communications internally and externally are provided in a timely and professional manner. Must possess strong communications skills to effectively interact with all other FKEC departments.
Professional Conduct – Model and encourage the pursuit of company values through examples of leadership, honesty, integrity and respect.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
Training and Experience: Completion of recognized Journeyman Lineman apprenticeship program, and experience working as a Journeyman Lineman.
Must posses a valid Class A CDL. If Class A CDL is not issued by the state of Florida, must be able to transfer to the State of Florida.
About Florida Keys Electric Co-op Assn., Inc.
FKEC Vision Statement
Carved out of the coral rock that our community is built on, and with a vision as clear as the water surrounding us, Florida Keys Electric Cooperative will be a progressive employer and influential community partner that sets the benchmark in providing high quality, environmentally sensitive, and safe electrical power.
FKEC Mission Statement
FKEC is a member-owned electric utility committed to delivering high quality, competitively priced energy and services for our community.
•Every day we will be guided by integrity, innovation and a commitment to excellence.
• Every day we will consider our employees and members as individuals, respect their dignity and recognize their merit.
• Every day we will strive to better ourselves, assist our co-workers, improve our company and serve our members efficiently and effectively in an environmentally responsible manner.