· Works along or with others, patrols, inspects, maintains and operates overhead and underground electrical distribution circuits and associated equipment.
· Prioritizes and assigns work when acting in a lead or supervisory capacity.
· Performs activities such as investigating service interruptions, making permanent or temporary repairs, establishing and/or disconnecting service, installing and removing meters, performing volt/amp checks, replacing fuses, restoring service on customer calls, operating switching equipment, operating substations, reporting fire status, and patrolling and servicing street light systems.
· Receives trouble calls by various telecommunication mediums.
· Determines and acts upon abnormal conditions that may require additional resources.
· Uses applicable Injury and Illness prevention Rules, approved tools and safety equipment to work on or near energized lines or equipment.
· Clears conductors of circuits energized over 600 volts in trouble or emergency situations.
· Operates construction vehicles, auxiliaries and other powered equipment.
· Trains, evaluates and assists other employees as required.
· Uses manual or automated methods to document work performed, record equipment installed and labor utilized.
· Creates and maintains a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices and perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
· Certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.
· Two or more years of Distribution Lineman experience.
· Due to the weight restrictions of safety equipment used by linemen, candidates must weigh less than 285 pounds to qualify for the position.
· Currently possess a Class A motor vehicle operator's license.
· Experience climbing poles and structures and working in high or confined spaces.
· Maintaining and restoring service on overhead and underground distribution systems
· Performing field switching duties.
· Operating test equipment such as amp, volt, or ohm meters, phasing and cable testing set.
· Using hand or power tools and operating construction equipment.
· Knowledge of: Fundamental principles of electrical theory, methods and techniques employed in the construction and maintenance of the overhead and underground electrical system; mechanical principles; General Orders 95, 128, and applicable laws and Company standards.
· Knowledge of applicable Injury and Illness Prevention Rules and fire Prevention Rules and Information.
· Proper use of tools and equipment; operating procedures; function and operation of personal computer, and appropriate administrative and clerical procedures.
· Plan, layout, assign, and perform work from construction drawings and specifications using standard practices; and give and/or receive oral and written instructions.
· Ability to perform very heavy physical work.
· Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to test via email and are encouraged to review any tests required in this job posting - Link to Information Guides
· Please reference Test #8503 Troubleman Knowledge Verbal Knowledge and Test #4016: Lineman Physical Performance. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s) may not need to retest again for this position.
· Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
· Relocation may apply to this position.
· Availability to be on call and work on rotating on-call shifts.
· Flexibility to work overtime including weekends and holidays.