Transmission Learner Line Tech – Duke Energy Hiring

Website Duke Energy

Job Description:

This is the first or entry craft level of the Line Tech hierarchy. A Line Technician Learner will assist a higher level technician in activities associated substation construction and maintenance. Incumbents are expected to develop intermediate skills and the ability to work with greater independence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to frequently climb or use authorized equipment to reach various heights and breadths
  • Exposure to Transmission and Distribution system switching activities
  • Develops the ability to think methodically and arrange activities in logical order
  • Basic understanding of the Human Performance Tools and requirements
  • Ability to move frequently to unload equipment and to install/maintain/repair equipment
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrate the basic ability to operate bucket, digger derrick truck and other areal devices
  • Ability to frequently and repetitively bend/stoop/squat
  • Ability to sit for 2-3 hours; may be driving a truck or sitting on a transmission class equipment
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting skills
  • Basic understanding of the isolation of line equipment and grounding practices
  • Basic understanding of electrical drawings (line equipment schematics and power system drawings)
  • Clearly understand the importance of company safe work practices and safety rules

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid State Driver’s License and the ability to obtain a
  • CDL Class A Driver’s License
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Candidates must have the ability to lift and carry 75lbs and
  • Must have a permanent residence within 45 minutes from their base location.
  • This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

Job Details:

Company: Duke Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Fayetteville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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