18 days old

Powerline Technician

City of Garland
Garland, Texas 75040
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Powerline Technician

    LocationUS-TX-Garland
    Posted Date4 months ago(8/29/2019 4:48 PM)
    Job ID
     
    2019-6030
     
    # of Openings Remaining
     
    3
     
    Department
     
    Electric Distribution
     
    Type
     
    Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for building and maintaining dependable electric service in the GP&L area including overhead, underground, transmission and light system. Also, responsible for installing, removing, and maintaining transmission, distribution and service lines/ equipment.

Essential Job Functions

1) Repair and replace T&D power lines between generating stations, substations and customers/owners.

2) Build and maintain transmission/distribution electric system facilities.

3) Prepare service requests to identify locations and/or causes of malfunctions or problems.

4) Attend on-site and off-site safety training classes as scheduled by Training Manager.

 

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
 No experience required
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

 

Education/ Experience:     

  • Up to 1 year experience with power line work, construction and transformer loading/banking

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Basic understanding of power line construction methods and practices
  • Basic understanding of electric transmission and distribution system operations
  • Basic understanding of transformer theory, loading and connectivity
  • Skill with office equipment and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with field crews to ensure safe work practices are followed at all times

Licenses & Certifications

 Commercial Driver’s License
 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in an outdoor environment; frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside at construction sites and/or power line locations.

Competencies

Models Organizational Values
Customer Service
Interpersonal Skills
Communications
Problem Solving
Dependability
Adaptability/Flexibility
Productivity
Quality
Technical Skills
Work Environment Safety
Teamwork
Managing Conflict
Negotiation Skills
Apply for this job online
 
Share on your newsfeed
 

Categories

Posted: 2020-01-03 Expires: 2020-04-03

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Powerline Technician

City of Garland
Garland, Texas 75040

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast