Friday , March 24 2023

First Electric Jobs For Bucket Truck Operator

Website First Electric Cooperative

Job Description:

A Bucket Truck Operator I is responsible for operating and maintaining the bucket trucks used for tree-trimming tasks associated with electrical power line right of way (ROW) maintenance, clearing, and re-clearing operations. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and strive to push forward AECI’s mission.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs daily inspection and maintenance of chainsaws and safety equipment; must be able to safely and efficiently operate chainsaws.
  • Cuts danger trees and has the ability to rope and direct trees away from hazards.
  • Operates bucket truck and aerial trimming equipment to trim trees within right of way.
  • Clears overhang on single and three phase lines and removes dead or danger trees over and around power lines.
  • Removes trees and brush from around structures such as houses, buildings, etc.; safely removes burning trees out of the powerlines.
  • Reports to crew foreman regarding work related problems, material or supply needs, and equipment. Notifies supervisor in the event of safety hazards.
  • Performs traffic control duties around work area as needed.
  • Must understand general safety rules and policies and promote good relations with other crew members, patron cooperatives, and the general public.
  • The ability to handle stress and work well with others are essential functions of this position.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

Job Requirements

  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Able to work in outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potentially hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemical, moving mechanical parts, electrical sources, fumes, airborne particles, heights, dangerous people, etc.).
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold
  • Able to work in extremely loud areas
  • Able to perform highly repetitive and physical functions
  • Must be able to travel to various locations and stay overnight as required to complete work assignments

Job Details:

Company: First Electric Cooperative

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Jacksonville, AR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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