Position Summary: The Transmission Class B Lineman is a semi-skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical transmission systems. This position works at various locations. The position may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands.
Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized transmission work.
Stringing overhead wire.
Setting poles and anchors.
Troubleshooting problems on transmission systems.
Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order.
Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
Able to identify transmission primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
Must be familiar with induced voltage.
Understands all concepts of grounding procedures.
Understands proper use of phasing sticks.
Able to obtain knowledge of bare hand work 44KV and 100KV.
Understands the requirements for proper line clearances.
Able to identify wire sizes.
Proficient in Pole/Tower Climbing.
Proficient in all aspects of heaving lifting and rigging.
Possesses a working knowledge of grounding techniques.
Capable of safely setting a pole.
Capable of operating wire tensioner equipment.
Able to change pole framing and insulators with line energized from hooks or bucket.
Proficient at operation of sideloader, bucket and derrick.
Proficient in understanding and reading blueprints.
Understands equipment set up and grounding.
Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
Capable of checking voltage on transformers.
Capable of clipping in transmission conductor.
Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
Understands grounding procedures.
Understands how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser.
Understands minimum approach distance.
Understands flag and tag procedures.
Capable of performing basic bucket rescue/escape.
Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.
Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
Able to properly inspect rubber goods, cover and PPE.
Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.
3-year minimum of field experience.
Able to read and communicate effectively in English.
Able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License permit within 60 days of employment.
A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred.
Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.
Willing to work over-time when requested.
Willingness to glove/work high voltage transmission lines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle and feel; and reach with hands and arms.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.
Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.
Pike Electric, LLC is a Non-union Company
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.