Journeyman Lineman- Springfield IL
The Office of Public Utilities is seeking individuals to perform various tasks to construct and maintain high voltage electrical equipment and apparatus and to respond to electrical emergency situations; assembles and disassembles various types of electrical material or equipment in high places, below ground level, at ground level, or within confined spaces, often times while energized. Climbs ladders, poles, steel structures, in and out of ditches, on and off equipment, often times in close proximity to high voltage lines. Understands electrical high voltage clearances to perform work safely and follows all safety procedures in establishing appropriate working clearances, or hot work. Operates various equipment such as a digger derrick, aerial lift device, trencher, backhoe, crane, etc. as well as loads and unloads trucks and trailers for transporting electrical equipment.
Location/Division:1600 GROTH STREET
Department: THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC UTILITIES
Rate of Pay 1- STARTING RATE: $45.9962 HOURLY
Position requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school and must have completed an approved 4-year Lineman Apprenticeship or education equivalent; experience in constructing and maintaining electrical equipment; and training in the operation of heavy equipment such as a digger derrick, aerial lift device, backhoe, trencher, crane, etc. Possession of a valid CDL Class A driver's license, ability to wear fire retardant clothing and protective gear and to acquire additional training (C.P.R., First Aid, asbestos, etc.).
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