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Journeyman Lineman

Company: Tipmont Wintek
Location: Linden
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Journeyman Lineman

The purpose of the Journeyman Lineman is to supply present and future electrical service needs of Tipmont REMC members in an efficient , economical manner.

The challenging nature of the job calls for toughness and grit. The reward is not only being part of a team responsible for providing power to homes. It is being a crucial first responder during natural or manmade disasters - one who provides and restores comfort and safety as well as electric service.

Key Responsibilities

Operations

Instruct Apprentice Linemen during various phases of their training.

Familiarity with cooperative procedures and responsibility for correct, timely and complete handling of all records and reports.

Maintain necessary skills and knowledge to remain a competent craftsman .

The Journeyman Lineman:

Is first responsible to the Line Superintendent and, if assigned to a crew, under the supervision of the Line Foreman to which he is assigned; a Journeyman Lineman may, in turn, be delegated responsibility for supervising the work of others.

Shall have full authority to perform duties and responsibilities of the position in conformity with established policies and procedures.

Is accountable to their supervisor and the management of the cooperative for efficient performance of these responsibilities; although responsibilities may be delegated or assigned to another person, the accountability cannot be.

Is encouraged to use initiative and judgment in making decisions and remembering that their actions can affect the cooperative's best interests.

Should feel free to suggest improvements for operations and efficiency.

Shall secure approval from the Operations Manager, Line Superintendent or Line Foreman in making decisions when policies are unclear, inadequate or require interpretation.

Construction and Maintenance

Plan daily work activities by reviewing staking sheet s , work order s, maps and other related paperwork on each job in preparation for planning timely completion of assigned work.

Hold necessary knowledge to perform all phases of line work, including construction, operation and maintenance of the cooperative's electrical distribution and transmission systems.

Perform any of the duties involved in their previous positions.

Outages

The Journeyman Lineman will be on the standby rotation list and go out with anyone in the Line Department, such as another Journeyman Lineman or Pre-Apprentice Lineman, Apprentice Lineman, Operations Supervisor, Operations Manager, or anyone assigned to him by the Operations Manager or Operations Supervisor.

Safety and Compliance

Provide thorough job - briefing tailgate conferences prior to starting projects to ensure the completion of work in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.

Work in compliance with established Rural Utilities Service ( RUS ) guidelines, federal regulations, National Electric Safety Code (NESC) requirements , state code regulations, and c ooperative designing and staking specifications regarding standards, code safety rules , and general operating procedures.

Set an example of safe practices for others through their own work practices.

Requirements

Must be a certified journeyman Lineman.

A bility to use or learn to use a personal computer for various applications , including Word, Excel and database programs.

Ability to perform all types of work without supervision.

Ability to use all types of office equipment (e.g., copier, fax machine, telephone).

A bility to operate an automobile.

A bility to operate a two-way radio.

Ability to read, write and speak the English language above the level of the average adult.

Ability to listen carefully to members and co- workers.

Must have a valid driver's license and valid Class A CDL .

PI185810820

Keywords: Tipmont Wintek, Fishers , Journeyman Lineman, Professions , Linden, Indiana

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