PURPOSE OF POSITION
To maintain and construct overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A. Journeyman Lineman is required to possess or be able to complete the following:
a. Line work processes involving safety, first aid, tools, and equipment nomenclature, care and use.
b. Work on low voltage energized lines, involving setting single phase and multiphase meters, erection of poles, and use of power equipment, including hydraulic equipment. This will include both overhead and underground construction.
c. Hot-line work on single and three-phase lines, involving installation of transformers, arrestors, capacitors, oil circuit reclosers, sectionalizers, and regulators; cover-up equipment; trouble shooting and emergency repairs; and changing of poles, crossarms and insulators; including use of all hot line tools.
d. Familiarization with residential and commercial wiring, including power and control wiring; various electrical measuring devices, including basic meters, multiphase meters, and recording meters.
e. Work records, involving all records necessary in the completion of member connects, disconnects, meter changes, work orders, and material charge out forms, etc.
f. Must be computer literate.
g. Climb poles on a daily basis; various heights.
h. Must possess a CDL license with air brake and trailer add-ons.
i. Excellent conditions for year-round work. Work in all types of weather and during storm conditions, may be asked to work a minimum of 24 hours straight without a sleep break.
j. Will be required to respond to an approved percentage of after-hours outage calls.
k. Other duties as assigned.
A. Successfully completed the Journeyman Lineman Apprenticeship Standards.
B. Possess an acceptable IBEW or similar acceptable Journeyman Lineman Certificate of Completion.
C. Must reside within 15 mile radius of the Bloomington, IL office for central openings or Princeton, IL office for northern region openings.
D. Valid Illinois CDL-A.
E. CPR certification.
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