Underground Journeyman C Lineman

Benton Technical Services | Calhan, CO

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Posted Date 5/29/2024
Description Underground Class C Lineman | Colorado

Benton Technical Services specializes in all aspects of aerial and underground FTTH/FTTP construction. With over 20 years of experience building and maintaining fiber optic and legacy communication systems, we are counted on for our owner-operated team to deliver unparalleled quality and customer service. Our customers have included many of the nation's largest MSOs and our markets have encompassed everything from urban metro projects to rural communities and in between. Our clients and service partners alike enjoy the benefit of knowing they're working with a reliable and reputable company, dedicated to delivering a hands-on experience, from start to finish.

The Underground Class C Lineman is an entry level lineman position in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical underground distribution systems. This position works at various locations. The position may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands.

Responsibilities:
  • Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance, or repair work of energized and de-energized underground work.
  • Stringing underground wire.
  • Setting poles and anchors
  • Assists with installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches, and switchgear.
  • Assists in replacing fuses in transformers and clears faulted circuits and systems.
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment, and tools in good working order.
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.
  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
  • Able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
  • Must be familiar with induced voltage.
  • Capable of assisting with the installation and hook up of a single-phase transformer.
  • Capable of safely setting a pole
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
  • Capable of checking voltage on transformers.
  • Capable of installing and removing a service.
  • Capable of properly inspecting rubber goods and PPE
  • Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
  • Understands how to tie various lineman knots.
  • Capable of making up and using a hand line.
  • Understands grounding procedures.
  • Understands proper equipment set-up and grounding procedures.
  • Understands how and when to use Kellum grips.
  • Able to identify different types of materials used in line work.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 1-year minimum of field experience.
  • Able to read and communicate effectively in English.
  • A Commercial Driver's License is preferred OR able to obtain a Commercial Driver's License permit within 60 days of employment.
  • Ability to pass a DOT pre-employment screening.
  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.
  • Willing to work overtime when requested.
  • Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution lines.
Salary26.50 Hour
Trade
Lineman
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