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Line Inspector I

Performs high voltage line inspection work requiring knowledge of construction standards and work procedures including GO95 128 & 165. Ensures job site safety.  Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, repair and inspection of the District’s transmission and distribution systems. 
Major Duties & Responsibilities
Work includes but is not limited to the following: (Note: While in general all functions/duties are essential, individual positions within this class may not require all.)  This list is not intended to be complete or exhaustive.
Inspectors will perform these duties as a fully qualified and experienced journey level:
  1. Inspects high voltage distribution construction work for compliance with contract and local, state and federal laws.
  2. Performs construction reviews of design documents and provides estimates for field changes.
  3. Prepares job site records and progress reports. 
  4. Ensures technical adequacy of construction methods and techniques. 
  5. Document site as built conditions.  
  6. Work as qualified electrical worker to access energized equipment, analyze schematic diagrams, blue lining wiring diagrams, schedule and apply for clearances, perform primary switching, etc. 
  7. Performs work on lines energized @ 120V through 21 KV; tests on high voltage circuits; environmental clean-up and transports hazardous material 
  8. Installs/removes/terminates/splices  various types of cable; streetlight equipment; work site protection devices; residential and commercial meters; various excavations; overhead & underground residential & commercial services 
  9. Connects transformers
  10. Assists electricians in wiring electric substations
  11. Assists cable splicers in network underground systems.
  12. Operates various types of equipment and vehicles (may require class A license); mobile data terminals
  13. Installs/repairs cubicle/transformer wells, transformers, capacitors & related line apparatus, sprinkler systems, landscaping 
  14. Inspects trench, pull box and vault installation; customer service facilities
  15. Instructs & directs sub-ordinates
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of the Districts construction standards and  work procedures: Basic safety rules, standards and procedures, use of hand & power tools; Cal/OSHA laws relative to line construction; State & Federal safety rules & regulations; Hazard identification; Basic math; Line construction methods, techniques & standards (G.O. 95 & 128); Rigging practices/principles/procedures; Material & tool nomenclature; Electrical theory/knowledge relative to line construction/phasing/grounding/line voltage/transformers; circuit labeling; Materials/methods/equipment used in high/low voltage line construction/maintenance & repair; Mobile data terminals; residential meters, street & dusk to dawn lights and their application.
Skill to: 
Inspect line construction work for compliance to District standards Read & understand job & training manuals, safety procedures and their application on and around high voltage conductors & equipment; Read, interpret and follow written and oral instructions; Climb ladders; Maintain a positive work relationship/environment with peers & public; Perform physically demanding work for extended time periods; Operate motor vehicles, District radios & mobile data terminals, utilize computer applications for electronic mail, recordkeeping, word processing, spreadsheets and databases; work rotating shifts including weekends and holidays to facilitate workload; work in remote location and hazardous areas; use protective clothing and follow safety procedures; and, respond to emergency call out.
Education and Experience:  Must possess the same knowledge, skills, experience, etc. as an Lineman/Woman as well as completion of an approved Lineman/Woman Apprentice program including three years climbing experience in overhead electrical distribution work; Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record; Obtain a Class A Driver’s License with tanker endorsement after completion of the required driver training class; Reside in a location close enough to their reporting headquarters to allow a reasonable response time from residence under normal driving conditions within posted speed limits; Work overtime and emergencies; Be “On Call” and respond immediately to emergency call-outs; Work special schedules as required.

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