Lineman

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


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Lineman

 

Department:Salt Springs District

 

Location:Salt Springs

 

Classification:Non-Exempt

 

Posting Date:11/22/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Line Foreman or Crew Chief who reviews work periodically to assure that the employee is meeting the performance level expected of a Lineman and adhering to Clay Electric's Safety Manual.

 

Essential Job Functions (shown on performance appraisal)

 

(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. Construct and Maintain Power Lines. Install, remove, inspect and maintain both overhead and underground lines and equipment.

 

  1. Switching Operations.  Perform switching operations on energized and de-energized lines and equipment, utilizing the Electric Systems Control Manual, UAI system and all safety precautions.

 

  1. Troubleshooting and Outage Restoration.  Working independently or with others, systematically perform all duties associated with troubleshooting lines and equipment to restore electric service.

 

  1. Operation of Equipment.  Operate construction equipment such as line truck, bucket truck, trenchers and other equipment as required.  Comply with all traffic laws and related safety rules and safe work practices.

 

5.   Promote Safety.  Practice and promote 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.  Is held accountable for his/her and his/her employees’ safety performance.

 

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

 

7.   Supervision as Required.  Provide supervision for crew members as assigned in the absences of Line Foreman or other supervisor.

 

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

 

 

Other Job Duties (not shown on performance appraisal)

 

  1. Complete paperwork associated with the job duties in a neat and timely manner.

 

  1. Report any hazards or damage to lines or equipment observed.

 

  1. Assist in training Apprentice Linemen and other personnel in job-related operations.

 

  1. Comply 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 certificate or State of Florida GED passing grade plus additional training consisting of the Clay Electric's Lineman 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:

 

This position requires a knowledge of overhead line construction, underground construction, maintenance and service practices for various electric plant facilities. Must have a 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. This position requires the ability to read and understand Clay Electric’s mapping system through the use of a personal computer or laptop computer.

 

This position requires the ability to withstand regular and strenuous physical activity such as climbing, lifting, pulling, pushing and picking up heavy objects during the course of a normal workday and in all types of weather. 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

 

5/2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INCLUDE ON JOB ANALYSIS FORM BEFORE TOOLS, EQUIP, ETC USED:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB ANALYSIS FORM

for

LINEMAN

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: