1st Class Lineman

Post Date
August 24, 2019

Expiration Date
September 24, 2019

Location
Rocky Mount, N.C.

Organization
City of Rocky Mount

Job Summary

DEFINITION: This position is responsible for participating in the construction, operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system while energized at primary and secondary voltages.

REPORTS TO: The Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.


SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include the National Electric Safety Code; American Public Power Association Safety Manual; the City of Rocky Mount Personnel Manual; and OSHA regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties. Working in extreme temperatures and in confined spaces contributes to the complexity of the position.

SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to assist in the operation of the Electric System. Success in this position contributes to the provision of utilities for system customers.

PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other City personnel, vendors, and customers.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is performed while sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, climbs poles/structures, and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed outdoors, in all types of weather. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, and dirt. The work requires the use of protective devices such as safety glasses, FR clothes, Rubber Sleeves and Rubber Gloves.  Must be able to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and be on a rotating schedule to standby to be called in to work after normal working hours.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.


SALARY:
$21.39 – $32.09 Hourly
$44,491.20 – $66,747.20 Annually


APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.rockymountnc.gov

331 S. Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
(252) 972-1191
(252) 972-1186

elaine.harrison@rockymountnc.gov

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Primary Responsibilities

• Participates in the installation, repair, operation and maintenance of the overhead
electric distribution system while energized at primary and secondary voltages.
Prepares associated hardware and materials.

• Participates in the installation, repair, operation and maintenance of the
underground electric distribution system while energized at primary and secondary
voltages. Prepares associated hardware and materials.

• Operates various types of motorized equipment used in the construction,
operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion
of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically
associated with a high school education or equivalent.

• Experienced in performing electric line construction and maintenance
on electrical facilities energized at primary and secondary voltages.

• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major
duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an
apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

• Possession of a valid North Carolina Class “A” Drivers License or ability to readily
obtain within 6 months.

• This position requires residency within acceptable reception and transmission
range of the City’s 800 MHz radio system (approximately 20 miles).

NOTE: The “hiring range” for this position will be the minimum rate with no more than 10% above minimum rate (Dependent Upon Qualifications.)


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

• Knowledge of electric line construction and maintenance practices.

• Knowledge of proper safety procedures, rules and regulations including NESC,
OSHA, APPA and City policies.

• Knowledge of hand tools, test equipment, and small power tools.

• Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with the work.

• Knowledge of relevant federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

• Skill in operating various types of motorized equipment used in the
construction,operation and maintenance of the electric distribution system.

• Skill in climbing utility poles in a proficient manner.

• Skill in analyzing problems and identifying solutions.

• Skill in establishing cooperative and productive working relationships.

• Skill in performing mathematical calculations.

• Skill in interpersonal relations.

• Skill in oral and written communication.


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