PNM Resources | Santa Fe, NM

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Posted Date 5/22/2024

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Department: Northen T&D SF-LV-Clayton


CDL Class A Required


Journeyman Lineman

Salary Grade: U32
$51.51 per hour


DUTIES: Under general directive supervision of working foreman or district foreman depending on assignment and location.
Directs apprentices, skilled, and semi-skilled workers engaged in the construction, operation, and maintenance of overhead transmission and distribution lines and substations; may perform various duties by being assigned to investigating and correcting customer complaints; installing or cutting out service or meters; setting special meters as voltage, current, demand, or others; maintenance of street lights or other related duties which are consistent with his qualifications. Receives work instructions of a general nature and performs all assignments with established procedures.

Performs construction duties by erecting and setting poles and towers; attaching necessary crossarms, transformers, circuit breakers, cut-outs, lightning arrestors, anchors, guys; stringing, sagging, insulating, attaching, and connecting conductors; installation of underground systems including circuit, laterals, vaults, and grounds; installation of underground cable, transformers, switch boxes, and similar equipment.

Installs or may assist in cable construction by testing and tracing circuits in power systems; makes various types of connections between electrical conductors; insulates conductors properly for the voltage conditions under which they are to operate; seals cable joints within a waterproof housing such as lead sleeve wiped onto the lead-sheathed cables entering the joint; bonds and grounds lead-sheathed cables of all voltages; makes electrical connections between conductors and various types of equipment such as transformers, potheads, and terminal boxes; as required, may weatherproof or fireproof cables.

Performs various distribution duties by testing for and locating electrical trouble on circuits; makes permanent or temporary repairs to restore services as quickly as is consistent with safety; restores equipment to normal operating condition; patrols and inspects equipment, making minor repairs and reporting equipment in need of major repairs; makes emergency cut-ins and cut-outs.
  • Installs and removes lightening arrestors; fuses disconnecting switches, oil and air breakers switches, and related overhead line devices.
  • Installs and services transformers; tests transformers in service by induction coil devices and makes replacement when necessary.
  • Installs street lighting equipment and replaces cables, poles, conduits, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Instructs personnel in the proper and safe way to perform their duties and instructs and trains new men in the use of tools and equipment; provides safety training instructions and is responsible for the general safety of personnel and in the administering of first aid to injured persons when necessary; caution and use of safety devices such as rubber protective equipment and hot-line tools; conforms with all safety rules and policies as established by the Company.
  • Performs other related and assigned duties.

This position performs one or more covered or "safety sensitive" tasks that are regulated by the Department of Transportations (DOT) natural gas pipeline or commercial motor vehicle driver related regulations. Both types of jobs require that all individuals meet specific criteria, training, and pre-employment qualifications as defined by the DOT, which may include physical examinations and/or successful background information as required for the specific job.


Safety Statement:
Safety is a core value at (PNMR/PNM/TNMP) and our vision, "everyone goes home safe", reflects our commitment to promoting an environment conducive to learning, improving and building safety practices. Our safety value is built upon the belief that every employee deserves to work in an environment free from harm.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Statement:
PNM Resources is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with the ADA. If you require assistance with the job application process due to a disability, please contact HR ADA Analyst, at 505-241-4627.

DEI Statement:
At PNM Resources, we value the diversity of our workforce and actively seek opportunities for incorporating Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) within our family of companies. We believe a diverse workforce enriches our environment and helps us better meet the needs of our employees, customers, and shareholders. We remain committed to attracting and sustaining a diverse workforce and retaining high-performing employees who work collaboratively to carry out the Company's purpose.

Salary51.51 Hour
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