Wednesday , February 1 2023

Journey Lineworker – Smud Job Openings

Website SMUD

Job Description:

An employee of this classification does skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of overhead or underground subtransmission and distribution electrical lines and does related work as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Installs/removes cross-arms and various pole top apparatus; types of cable; streetlight equipment; work site protection devices; residential and commercial meters; various excavations; overhead & underground residential & commercial services
  • Instructs & directs sub-ordinates
  • Operates various types of equipment and vehicles (may require class A license); mobile data terminals
  • Connects transformers
  • Assists cable splicers in network underground systems.
  • Constructs/removes/maintains transmission towers/lines and distribution lines
  • Climbs poles, structures or ladders
  • Assists electricians in wiring electric substations
  • Frames, sets, removes, poles and associated anchors and guys
  • Perform complex rigging techniques; cable locating
  • Performs work on lines energized @ 120V through 230 KV; tests on high voltage circuits
  • Installs/repairs cubicle/transformer wells, transformers, capacitors & related line apparatus, sprinkler systems, landscaping
  • Inspects trench, pull box and vault installation; customer service facilities

Job Requirements:

  • Applicants must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record.
  • 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.
  • 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 poles/structures/ladders.
  • Maintain a positive work relationship/environment with peers & public.
  • Perform physically demanding work for extended time periods; Work safely at heights; Operate motor vehicles, SMUD radios & mobile data terminals.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must possess the same knowledge, skills, experience, etc.
  • As an Apprentice 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.
  • Obtaining a Class A Driver’s License after completion of the required driver training class may be required.
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: SMUD

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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