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Approximate Salary:
45.66 Per Hour
Location:
Ephrata, Washington
Country:
United States
Industry:
Lineman
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
ID
206611
Job Title:
JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

 

  • An employee in this position will work under the direction of a supervisor or foreman as assigned.
  • May perform work functions individually or with the assistance of other foremen, linemen, head groundmen, groundmen, electrical mechanics, technicians, tool man, apprentices, etc.
  • Shall keep assigned tools and equipment clean and orderly with securing repairs and maintenance as required.
  • Possess a basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough working knowledge of the operation, maintenance, repair, and installation of overhead and underground transmission/distribution power lines and related equipment.
  • May be upgraded to foreman or assigned to other areas such as warehousing, transportation, electric shop, local office, etc., when required and if qualified as determined by supervision.
  • High school diploma or GED from accredited institution.
  • Journeyman lineman card/status recognized by the District and Union.
  • Valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with required endorsements.
  • Valid first aid card including CPR training, equivalent to the State of Washington requirements for industrial first aid.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Washington State Electrical Workers Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Have the ability to read and interpret T&D system maps, drawings, procedures, and work order specifications to include construction standards.

 

EDUCATION:
  • High school diploma or GED from accredited institution.

 

EXPERIENCE:
  • Journeyman lineman card/status recognized by the District and Union.
  • Valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with required endorsements.
  • Valid first aid card including CPR training, equivalent to the State of Washington requirements for industrial first aid.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Washington State Electrical Workers Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Have the ability to read and interpret T&D system maps, drawings, procedures, and work order specifications to include construction standards.
  • Be qualified to safely and competently operate all transportation and power-operated equipment associated with T & D line construction and maintenance functions.
  • Write legibly and be able to maintain records, files, and fill out forms.
  • Must be mentally and physically fit for duty.
  • Able to perform activities at unprotected heights of less than 10 feet.
  • Able to work in high noise/vibration areas.
  • Work in confined spaces or areas that restrict movement.
  • Work in close proximity of rotating and high voltage equipment.
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold, both inside and outside.
    • Able to reach above the shoulder level.
    • Able to differentiate colors and utilize senses (sight, hearing, touch, feel, and smell).
    • Able to ascend/descend stairs and ladders.
    • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Willing to work off of a ladder or scaffolding and in confined areas.
    • Use computers and write legibly.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

BIDS:

 

Bids for advancement or requests for transfer must be submitted on a Bid Response (Form 1299) and be date stamped in the Human Resources Office by 5:00 PM on closing date listed above. When emailing a bid response form, please email to talentacquisition@gcpud.org. The time of the email will serve as the date stamp.

 

It shall be the responsibility of the bidder to provide all information in the bid which he/she believes is required to properly represent his/her qualifications. Only information contained on the Bid Response form will be used. Bidders should only bid positions they intend to accept. Awards will be based on the bidders’ preference listed.

 

Please allow two working days from the closing date before requesting information concerning this posting. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. Those needing disability-related accommodations for interviews should request them in advance.

 

Human Resources

 

   For questions, please contact Kellie McGhee x2283

 

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