Class A Transmission Lineman

Hartselle, AL posted on December 22

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Position Summary: A skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical transmission systems. This position works at various locations. The position may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands. Essential Functions: •Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized transmission work. •Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman. •Stringing overhead wire. •Setting poles and anchors. •Troubleshooting problems on transmission systems. •Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.

  • Proficient at operation of digger derrick.
  • Able to obtain knowledge in bare hand work – 44KV & 100KV.
  • •Proficient in Pole/Tower Climbing. •Proficient in all aspects of heavy lifting and rigging.
  • •Must be familiar with induced voltage.
  • •Understands grounding procedures.
  • •Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • •Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
  • •Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
  • •Understands how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
  • •Understands proper use of phasing sticks
  • •Able to identify and locate puller and tensioner setups.
  • •Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
  • •Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser.
  • •Understands minimum approach distance.
  • •Understands flag and tag procedures.
  • •Capable of performing basic bucket rescue/escape.
  • •Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.
  • •Must be able to safely perform a reconductoring job.
  • •Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
  • •Able to properly inspect rubber goods, cover and PPE.



NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

The right candidate has to be able to pass a background check, physical exam, drug and alcohol testing.

PowerGrid Services, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. We do reserve the right to refuse to hire or discontinue the employment of undocumented workers.