APPRENTICE LINEMAN

CLEVELAND UTILITIES   Cleveland, TN   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on May 5, 2022

CLEVELAND UTILITIES

APPRENTICE LINEMAN

                                                                                    

Cleveland Utilities is seeking an experienced Apprentice Lineman to construct and maintain our electrical transmission and distribution facilities. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide assistance in the construction and maintenance of distribution and transmission lines
  • Assist in the installation of underground cable, wire, conduit, metering, transformers, pads, switch gear, protective devices, pull boxes, pedestal, and lighting equipment 
  • Ability to use hand tools such as shovel, post-hole diggers, tamps, etc. to assist crew members in providing electrical service to customers 
  • Perform linework on both overhead and underground services
  • Perform all aspects of the job utilizing all required safety procedures and equipment
  • Climb poles and perform linework in excess of 75-feet, while using climbing gear
  • Work in elevated positions from aerial lifts, ladders, and substation structures
  • Operate boom trucks, forklifts, specialized line equipment, testing equipment and other equipment 
  • Ensure tools and equipment are in safe working condition and well maintained
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Working Line Foreman/Line Section Supervisor

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency
  • Successful completion of an accredited Electrical Lineworker Program 
  • Ability to advance from an apprentice to a journeyman lineman through the TVPPA apprenticeship training program within 5-years of employment
  • Basic computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds
  • Hand and arm dexterity for using hand tools to make connections 
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions 
  • Physical ability to perform heavy/manual labor 
  • Ability to climb heights 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER