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Pre-Apprentice Lineman

Company: Probst Electric
Location: Dayton
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description*This position requires full-time travel, throughout the US. Company:Probst Electric is one of North America's premier utility construction companies. Probst operates from a Headquarters in Utah and has completed projects all over the United States and Canada. Probst performs new build, design build, and maintenance services for both the public and private sector utilities. Probst offers construction and maintenance services in a variety of utility markets including transmission, distribution, substation, drilling, and associated electrical. Probst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k available.Position:*As a Pre-Apprentice Lineman, you will begin accruing hours towards the completion of your DOL Journeyman Certificate. Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical distribution and transmission systems, including conduits, cables, wires, and related equipment, such as transformers, circuit breakers, and switches.
  • String wire conductors and cables between poles, towers, trenches, pylons, and buildings, setting lines in place and using winches to adjust tension.
  • Open switches or attach grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs.
  • Climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to access equipment.
  • Place insulating or fireproofing materials over conductors and joints.
  • Identify defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays, or wiring, using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments.
  • Inspect and test power lines and auxiliary equipment to locate and identify problems, using reading and testing instruments.
  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as track hoes, backhoes, digger derricks, lo-drill, air drill, forklift, cranes, skid steers, line pullers, or line tensioners.
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
  • Adhere to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas.
  • Excavate and drill holes
  • Erect and maintain structures
  • Right of Way clearing and reclamation
  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.Requirements:
    • Must posses a valid CDL and Medical Card
    • Must have graduated from an accredited line school, such as Northwest Lineman College
    • Preference given to those with previous heavy equipment operator experience
    • Preference given to those with previous power line experience or graduation from a line school
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Ability to work long hours outdoors in all types of weather, and move/lift at least 50 lbs. on a consistent basis
    • Pass pre-employment and other drug screening requirementsPowered by JazzHRprZ8aDPNZY

Keywords: Probst Electric, Sparks , Pre-Apprentice Lineman, Professions , Dayton, Nevada

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