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Journey Lineworker

Company: City of Longmont, Colorado
Location: Longmont
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

20210326 Journey Lineworker CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled APPLY ONLINE AT LONGMONTCOLORADO.GOV/JOBS Department: Longmont Power & Communications Division: Electric Operations Hiring Range: $45.45 - $50.50/hour Monday --- Friday, 7:00am --- 3:30pm On-call required Regular Full-time with Benefits Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance. Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available. Definition: Perform skilled journey-level work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of primary and secondary overhead and underground electrical distribution and telecommunications lines. Journey-level Electrical Line Crew Worker requiring advancement from the Apprentice Electrical Lineworker program typically requiring at least four years of formal education and training or significant external experience. Incumbent is expected to work independently and perform all functions at a competent level. Principal Duties: Perform manual labor to construct and install distribution and telecommunication lines including climbing poles, structures and ladders, digging holes and trenches, laying conduit, framing and setting poles, and stringing and laying wire. Install and maintain transformers, capacitor, arrestors, switches, conduit, and switchgear. Operate a variety of specialized equipment including the aerial bucket truck, digger boom truck, backhoe, and trencher. Operate substation switches for switching operations. Respond to, troubleshoot, and repair customer outages. Perform a variety of tests of overhead and underground systems including test equipment, cable tester, hipotter, locator, infra-red apparatus, and radio/TV noise locator. May perform service truck duties as required. Schedule and prioritize work. Meet with customers to troubleshoot and repair problems. Upgrade residential and small commercial service. Monitor power quality issues. Perform skilled work to troubleshoot small power outages and restore power. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes. Working Environment: Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions and requires 24-hour availability. There may be occasional periods of irregular and protracted work hours during outages. Work requires ability to lift large heavy objects weighing over 45 pounds and perform strenuous physical labor. Work requires bending, climbing, pulling, carrying, kneeling, walking, and standing for significant periods of time. Work involves exposure to excessive noise, grease and oils, solvents, electrical energy, sun, and irregular terrain. The candidate for this position must be able to meet the physical requirements necessary to do the job. Qualifications: Any combination of experience and education equivalent to the completion of the City of Longmont---s Apprentice Lineworker program or at least one-year experience as a Journey Lineworker in an external organization. Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado CDL Driver---s License. A Journey Lineworker certificate. First aid and CPR certification. On-call required. Must be able to report on-site within the required response time. Selection The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, physical abilities testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening. DEADLINE: Open Until Filled An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov /jobs. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the City Application. For more information, call (303) 651-8609. The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make arrangements. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER ALL CITY OF LONGMONT FACILITIES ARE SMOKE FREE

Keywords: City of Longmont, Colorado, Longmont , Journey Lineworker, Other , Longmont, Colorado

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