Lineman - City of Lake Worth Beach

Posted By: Garnie Holmes Job Board ,

City of Lake Worth invites qualified individuals to apply for the position of Lineman.

This position is part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) based on a 40-hour work week with a starting rate of $36.76-$40.42 per hour. This position will work out of the Utilities Building located at 1900 2nd Avenue North, Lake Worth, FL 33460.

In addition, this position offers:

Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
13 Paid Holidays
City of Lake Worth Medical Benefits that include Life Insurance, Dental and Vision coverage
Retirement Plan

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will climb poles to repair, replace; or construct power lines, lightning arrestors, insulators, transformers, street lights, capacitor banks, switches, circuit breakers, cross arms, graces, guys and related over head and underground distribution and transmission equipment
Monitors electrical loads and circuits by use of ammeters, altimeters, ohmmeters, and related testing equipment, splices cable replaces fuses and locates and clears short circuits and other sources of power failures, makes adjustment to increase or decrease voltage
Uses hot sticks, switch stick, fuse pullers, rubber gloves and other safety equipment to repair energized and de-energized lines and circuits
Handles a variety of emergency problems during and after storms
Sets meters, makes load check and provides other customer services as required
Oversees crew when Foreman is absent

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of methods, materials and tolls used in line construction and maintenance work
Knowledge of principles of electric theory
Knowledge of first aid, including artificial respiration
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
Ability to climb poles and work ate moderate heights to handle high voltage wires
Skill in the use and care of line tools and testing equipment
Physical strength and agility to do strenuous manual work under varying weather conditions

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma/GED; completion of satisfactory apprenticeship as an Apprentice Lineman or any combination of training and experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:
Valid state of Florida class CDL driver's license.

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