Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
Position Summary: Foreman is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems. This position works at various locations and may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands. Essential Functions:
•Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead work.
•Supervises crew members.
•Possesses working knowledge of leadership and management skills.
•Must be capable of leading and training lower skilled employees in safe and productive work procedures.
•Must be capable of leading and teaching hot stick work on energized lines.
•Conducts pre-job or tailgate briefings.
•Possesses a working knowledge of all aspects of line work.
•Stringing overhead wire.
•Setting poles and anchors.
•Installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.
•Troubleshoots problems and supervises troubleshooting in primary and secondary systems.
•Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and 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.
•Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
•Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
•Must be familiar with induced voltage.
•Able to properly sag wire.
•Must be capable of properly phasing a circuit through a substation.
•Must be able to identify and locate puller and tensioner setups.
•Must understand grounding procedures.
•Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
•Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
•Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
•Must understand how to safely operate equipment.
•Must understand how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
•Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
•Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser.
•Must be able to safely perform a reconductoring job.
•Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
•Understands how to use a load bust tool.
•Able to properly ask for and take line clearances.
•Able to identify and locate puller and tensioner setups.
•Possesses a working knowledge of line protection devices.
•Understands flag and tag procedures.
•Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.
•Coordinates and inspects the work of crew members.
•Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution lines.
•Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
•Must reside in the state of Texas.
•Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required. Physical Demands: 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 to feel; and reach with hands and arms. Work Environment: Competencies: NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled
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 to feel; and reach with hands and arms.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.