Lineworker

Salt Springs District - R/W, Construction and Maintenance Salt Springs, Florida


Description

 

Lineworker

 

Department:Salt Springs District Office

 

Location:Salt Springs

 

Classification:Non-Exempt

 

Posting Date:November 3, 2021

 

THERE ARE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION.

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. does not sponsor employment visas.

 

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request by emailing [email protected] or by calling 352-473-8000, EXT 8226.  Please be advised that this assistance is available for individuals who require accommodation due to disability.

 

Classification Summary:

 

Individuals in positions allocated to this class perform the most advanced and skilled work required in connection with the construction, maintenance, operations and service of transmission, overhead and underground distribution lines, protective equipment, substations and related equipment owned and operated by the Cooperative.

 

Work is performed under the supervision of the Crew Chief or Crew Leader who reviews work periodically to assure that the employee is meeting the performance level expected of a Lineworker and adhering to Clay Electric's Safety Manual.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

(Note:  These job functions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed in positions allocated to this class.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  All employees are expected to demonstrate cooperation in working with others, deal effectively with members and practice safety consciousness.)

 

  1. Constructs and Maintains Power Lines. Installs, removes, inspects and maintains both overhead and underground lines and equipment.
  2. Switching Operations.  Performs switching operations on energized and de-energized lines and equipment, utilizing the Electric Systems Control Manual, UAI system and all safety precaution
  3. Troubleshooting and Outage Restoration.  Working independently or with others, systematically performs all duties associated with troubleshooting lines and equipment to restore electric servic
  4. Operation of Equipment.  Operates construction equipment such as line truck, bucket truck, trenchers and other equipment as required.  Complies with all traffic laws and related safety rules and safe work practices.

 

  5.  Promotes Safety.  Practices and promotes safe work habits on a daily basis while documenting safety activities on the proper forms and staying abreast of, adhering to and enforcing the Cooperative Safety Manual.  Responsible for their and their employees’ safety performance.

 

  6.  Use and Care of Tools and Equipment.  Responsible for the use, care and security of tools, vehicles, equipment and materials utilized.  Keeps vehicle and equipment clean and orderly, noting repairs as needed.

 

  7.  Supervision as Required.  Provides supervision for crew members as assigned in the absences of Crew Leader or other supervisor.

 

  8.   Other Essential Duties.  Each employee is responsible to perform other duties as required to benefit the Cooperative and its members.

 

 

Other Job Duties:

 

  1. Completes paperwork associated with the job duties in a neat and timely manner.
  2. Reports any hazards or damage to lines or equipment observed.
  3. Assists in training Apprentice Lineworkers and other personnel in job-related operations.
  4. Complies with all traffic laws and related safety rules and safe work practices in the Cooperative Safety Manual. Be familiar with and aware of all potential injury hazards that may exist while job duties are being performed and be familiar with and use accident and personal injury prevention methods, including the use of personal protective equipment.

 

 

Minimum Training and Experience:

 

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus additional training consisting of the Clay Electric's Lineworker Development Training Program, or equivalent, and four (4) years of experience in an electric distribution utility preferably through the progression of Apprentice line work.

 

This position requires a valid Florida Class A commercial driver's license or a Florida Class A restricted commercial driver's license.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Knowledge of overhead line construction, underground construction, maintenance and service practices for various electric plant facilities.

 

Basic knowledge to understand and apply terms and conditions of service, applicable electric codes and Clay Electric drawings and specifications, safety rules, stringing charts and other related publications.

 

Ability to read and understand Clay Electric’s mapping system through the use of a personal computer or laptop computer.

 

This position requires after hours work due to work load and/or emergency situations.

 

This position requires the ability to perform on-call and/or back-up duties. These assignments will be made at the discretion of the supervisor and considered a part of accepting this position.

 

Employees in this position shall comply with Policy 110 Residence Required in Districts and Operations Department”.

 

FLSA

Non-exempt

 

04/2021

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment shall be considered on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental handicap or disability, where otherwise qualified, or marital or veteran status.  Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. treats all employees equally without discrimination in rates of pay and other opportunities for advancement.

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. has a drug-free workplace policy.

 

Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc. participates in E-Verify.  E-Verify electronically compares information entered on the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, with records contained in Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases.  This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.

 

JOB ANALYSIS FORM

for

LINEWORKER

 

This form is used to determine the essential function and physical requirements of each

job class for recruitment purposes to comply with the American With Disabilities Act.

 

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters or must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Some requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

 

Tools, Equipment, Vehicles, or Machinery Used:

 

Bucket truck, derrick truck, flat track derrick, crane, marsh master, all insulated live line tools, personal computer, trenchers, front end loaders, chain saws, hydraulic tools and other miscellaneous hand tools.

 

Work Conditions:

 

Work is Performed:

Indoors

Outdoors

Both

 

 

X

 

 

Exposure To:

Cold

Heat

Wet/Humid

Noise/Vibration

Hazards

Dust

Fumes

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

Communication Requirements:

 

Hearing:

Yes

No

Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

X

 

Ability to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts.

 

X

 

Talking:

Yes

No

Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word.

X

 

Ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers.

X

 

Ability to speak loudly, such as when speaking over loud machinery.

X

 

No speaking is required.

 

X

 

Visual Requirements:

Yes

No

Field of vision requires the normal ability, such as working with figures, on computer terminals or reading.

 

X

Field of vision requires the ability to see small or detailed items, such as working on machines.

X

 

Field of vision requires the ability to operate equipment, such as trucks, forklifts, cranes.

X

 

Repetitive Motions:

Yes

No

Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, such as keyboarding or handwriting.

X

 

 

Physical Requirements of the Job:

Note: - In terms of an 8-hour workday, "Occasionally" equals 1% to 33% of the time, "Frequently" means 34% to 66% of the time, and "Continuously" means 67% to 100% of the time.

 

Employee Must Lift & Carry:

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continuously

Up to 5 lbs

 

 

 

X

6 to 10 lbs

 

 

X

 

11 to 20 lbs

 

 

X

 

21 to 25 lbs

 

 

X

 

26 to 50 lbs

 

 

X

 

51 to 100 lbs

 

X

 

 

 

Employee is Required To:

Never

Occasionally

Frequently

Continuously

Bend

 

 

X

 

Squat

 

 

X

 

Crawl

 

X

 

 

Climb

 

 

X*

 

Reach Above Shoulder Level

 

 

X

 

Reach Below Shoulder Level

 

 

X

 

 

Employee Must Use Hands for Repetitive Action:

Simple Grasping

Pushing

Pulling

Fingering

Yes:

X

X

X

 

No:

 

 

 

X

 

Definitions:

  1. Simple Grasping- Apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  2. Pushing-Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  3. Pulling-Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  4. Fingering-Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

 

Employee Must Use Feet for Repetitive Action:

Right

Left

Yes:

X

X

No:

 

 

 

 

*Climbing is not required for underground construction