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Electric Journey Lineman Class I

Company: City of Edmond, OK
Location: Edmond
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Electric Journey Lineman Class 1                                                                                                               Job #210504

Department: Electric Department

Journey Lineman Salary: $37.83 Per Hour

THIS IS A SAFETY SENSITIVE POSITION.

Are you reliable, knowledgeable, hardworking, and trustworthy?  Are you safety aware of the hazards in the lineman field?  This might be the perfect career for you?

What we are looking for: Someone with integrity. Someone who is open to improvements, willing to identify problems, and willing to speak the truth boldly.

Our mission- Provide high quality electric service at a competitive price responding to our customers’ needs with trustworthy service.

About us: Edmond Electric is Oklahoma's largest community-owned electric utility.  Edmond Electric has served the Edmond community since 1908.  Today, Edmond Electric provides electric services to more than 93,000 residents within the City of Edmond corporate city limits.

About the position:

  • As an Electric Journey Lineman you will work with the Lead Journeyman Lineman in coordinating the work of operation and maintenance personnel, including contractor crews, to assure safe, efficient job performance producing quality results. 
  • Work involves climbing poles and handling high voltages. 
  • Responsible for enforcement of safety policies and seeing that construction standards are followed. 
  • Considerable independent action is required. 
  • Must understand the empowerment concept and encourage other team members to take initiative in planning, coordination, and problem solving for crew activities.             

DUTIES:

  • Construction, maintenance and repair of power distribution systems.
  • Operate and maintain the existing distribution system and construction of new facilities.
  • Perform work on energized and non-energized circuits.
  • Climb poles or ride in bucket attached to truck mounted boom.
  • Coordinate the work to assure safe, efficient job performance producing quality results.
  • Continually learn to read and interpret electrical power circuit plans and specifications.
  • Continually learn the methods, materials and equipment used.
  • Continually learn construction standards, code requirements and specifications.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •          Must have completed or be willing to complete within one year (testing and skills evaluation), an apprenticeship program equivalent to the City of Edmond Electric Lineman Apprenticeship Training Program and hold certification.
  • Must have 8,000 hours experience in the occupation and is currently qualified in the position of Journeyman Lineman.
  • Required to live or relocate residence within a 30 minute response time of the Cross Timbers Municipal Complex located at 2004 Old Timbers Drive.
  • Must have or obtain a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
  • Must have or obtain a Class "A" Commercial Driver's License with required endorsements.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude, good math skills and the ability to learn.
  • Must have knowledge of the materials, tools and equipment to be used.
  • Must have knowledge of the occupational hazards and proper safety precautions.
  • Must be physically able to lift heavy objects and climb utility poles.
  • Must pass a physical examination at a facility designated by the City of Edmond.
  • Must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL VACANCY IS FILLED.

APPLICATIONS:   We are now utilizing on-line application software.  Click on the "Apply Now" button below to access an on-line application for submission.  We will no longer be accepting paper applications or transfer of applications.

SMARTPHONES ARE NOT SUPPORTED AT THIS TIME

 

The City of Edmond is an equal opportunity employer. Edmond does not discriminate against employees and/or potential employees. Adverse action based upon an applicant’s and/or employee’s race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, pregnancy, disability, genetic information and military service is expressly prohibited. No decision affecting the terms, conditions and/or benefits of employment with the City of Edmond is based upon an individual’s membership in any of the aforementioned protected classes.

Keywords: City of Edmond, OK, Edmond , Electric Journey Lineman Class I, Other , Edmond, Oklahoma

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