Develops an understanding of APPA manual, Nolin MAD Work Procedure, and Nolin safety policy.
Uses opportunity to learn assemblies and construction of RUS Overhead and Underground specification books.
Performs all duties listed as permissible in Duties of Operations Intern document. Works effectively as a groundman, handles routine de-energized tasks with no heavy machinery or aerial equipment use.
Places warning and safety devices to protect public and workers at jobsite; completes traffic Safety and flagging certification.
Maintains all vehicle inspection records required by DOT and Nolin RECC policy, as required.
At Crew Leader’s discretion, assists crew with properly loading and binding of poles on trailer/digger.
Takes care for proper handling and storage of all crew tools and PPE. Assists in material stocking of trucks.
High school diploma or equivalency. Certification from Linemen Training Center preferred.
Properly identify and demonstrate use, care, and storage of tools required by line technicians.
Demonstrate proper use and care of PPE, including the selection and use of correct PPE required for various assigned tasks.
A beginning knowledge of RUS specifications, Nolin RECC specifications, and W/O procedures.
Identify various circuits and other installations such as telephone wire and cables on a designated pole, including communications worker safety zone requirements per NESC.
Identify various system devices such as capacitors, regulators, CT’s/PT’s, etc.
Identify different types of conductors and when they are to be used.
Demonstrate knowledge of electricity from the generation point to the member.
Crew members; members of the public.
ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
String out wire on the ground and make splices.
Ability to disassemble materials taken from retired pole.
Ability to assemble cross arms to be installed on poles.
Demonstrate proper use of various knots used in line work.
Demonstrate proper use of two-way radio system.
Ability to inspect pole before climbing.
Prepare a transformer for hoisting up a pole.
Install ground rod at pole and make proper connections.
Ability to properly frame some pole top assemblies, on the ground or while de-energized.
Demonstrate ability to string and tie in conductors on de-energized poles.
Read work orders and staking sheets correctly.
May include inside office environment (10%) and outside (90%) in all types of weather, terrain and road conditions. Lifting up to 50lbs.
Must possess a valid driver's license. Class A CDL preferred.
About Nolin RECC
Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation is a not-for-profit cooperative that has been serving members in Central Kentucky since 1938. Our service area covers approximately 3000 miles of line and over 35 thousand members across the beautiful rolling countryside of Kentucky’s heartland. We are located near centers of commerce like Louisville, Lexington and Nashville while still maintaining the best features of small town America. Our employees are respected community leaders and valued neighbors who share a passion for contributing to the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our service area features beautiful parks and lakes, outdoor recreation, shopping, local food and crafts and boasts one of the most affordable costs-of-living in the nation.