Transmission Learner Line Tech – Duke Power Employment

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

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: Florence, SC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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