Line Mechanic - (Job Number
Company: MidAmerican Energy Company
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: November 4, 2018
Job Description Description Under general supervision, works alone or with a crew to install and maintain electric distribution and transmission systems. Includes all overhead, underground facilities and other utilities, which includes installing, but not connecting gas pipe. Performs the duties of Electric Service Technician, Utility Operator and Meter Utility Person. Typical Duties - Performs all work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations andprocedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protectthemselves, their fellow employees and the public from injury. - Installs, changes, transfers, moves and removes poles, poles line hardware, guys, transformers,lightning arresters, streetlight equipment, electrical cable, gas pipe, cross-arms, energizedconductors, insulators, conduit, capacitor bank controls and any and all forms of electricalmaterial and accessories utilized in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electriccircuits. - Installs, uses and removes protective equipment and devices on energized electric circuits of allvoltages. Works with hot line tools on circuits. Performs work on energized circuits of allvoltages. - Performs steel tower structural work including the erection and removal and repair of steeltowers and electrical equipment used in connection therewith. - Works with electrical instruments such as voltmeters, ammeters, fault locators, etc. Reads meters. - Operates switches and cutouts in transmission and distribution circuits. - Patrols transmission and distribution circuits as assigned. Inspects poles and towers, makingclimbing inspections of conductors and equipment. - Drives truck and is responsible for truck, tools, and equipment carried thereon. - Must be familiar with and capable of operating all types of equipment associated with the workbeing performed. - Locates underground gas and electric facilities in conjunction with their work. Additionally,performs locates where no Locator/Leak Surveyors exist. - Contacts property owners on tree trimming matters. Performs minor tree trimming, cutting brush, removing line detriments to the extent necessary in performance of regular duties. - Responsible for completing written reports on fieldwork and proper accounting for materials and time associated with each job. - Performs public contacts when necessary. - Leads, trains and instructs employees in their work including switching. - Installs, removes, changes and turns on or off existing meters of the following classes: - Sets voltage recording devices - Single and three phase self-contained meters through Class 320 - Network meters through Class 320 - Changes bill group on demand meters as needed. (Note: This does not include meter types or situations that require programming for installation) - Performs duties in Company and customer substations to restore service and perform diagnostics to include: switching, analyzing and communicating relay targets, amp readings, voltage readings, breaker/recloser count or values, voltage regulator information, load tap changer information and similar work to restore service. Operates substation equipment to include: open/close breakers and reclosers, operate load tap changers and voltage regulator controls, install fuses and similar work to restore service as well as other operations consistent with training and ability. Qualifications - Class A CDL required - Pipeline/Hwy Alcohol amp; Drug Testing - CIP certification - Must be an experienced journeyworker, with at least four years related experience, which may include installing overhead and underground utilities, installing poles and steel tower structures, and related hardware. - Current journeyworker card/certificate/license and/or evidence of satisfactorily completing an apprenticeship training program preferred. - Must be willing and able to re-locate to be able to respond to calls within 30 minutes of posted location. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Electric Distribution/Service Primary Location: IA-Council Bluffs OrganizationCustomer Operations Primary Schedule: Full time Hiring Range:$40.63
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