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Position: LINE WORKER I - UTILITIES - ELECTRIC
  Salary: $19.45-$28.19 Per Hour
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

A high school diploma supplemented by course work in electricity; one to two years experience as a line crew helper. Must possess First Aid and CPR certifications. The equivalent combination of education, training and related work experience may be considered.

A valid South Carolina Commercial Driver's License is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Thorough knowledge of municipal electric utilities services and related methods of installation, operation and maintenance, including electrical power distribution.
 
Knowledge of the machinery, materials and supplies required for daily overhead and underground electrical installations, maintenance and operations.
 
Knowledge of applicable occupational hazards and safety precautions.
 
Ability to troubleshoot and analyze system performance and take necessary steps to ensure the provision of reliable, safe and uninterrupted utility service for customers.
 
Ability to perform well and react calmly in dangerous and/or emergency situations.
 
Ability to perform required field work, including climbing power poles.
 
Ability to work effectively despite occasional exposure to extreme heat/cold, harsh weather conditions, odors, smoke, noise, wetness, humidity, electric currents, machinery hazards, traffic hazards, dusts, vibrations, working at heights, etc.
 
Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers.  Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

 

 
Specific Duties

• Assists in locating cable faults; repairs primary and secondary lines.

• Replaces broken or faulty equipment on poles; assists in disconnecting energized conductors.

• Assists in installing/removing poles.

• Loads and unloads supplies, materials and equipment onto and off trucks.

• Assists in identifying overhead wire sizes and connections.

• Prepares accurate and up-to-date maintenance and repair records.

• Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 
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