Day In The LifeThe Life Assumes the responsibilities of all lower classifications of an Overhead Line Worker. Typical examples of the duties of an OH HS Troubleshooter include but are not limited to:
As a Lineworker, he s doing what he always wanted to do while working with great people who all enjoy their time together both in and out of work.-Operates switching devices on overhead systems, pad-mount equipment, and occasionally in manholes and vaults when necessary -Clears faulty and unsafe conditions including maintaining or restoring electrical service -Connects, disconnects and operates portable transformers, generators and temporary primary jumpers to restore service under emergency or urgent conditions -Replaces failed single phase transformers <= 50kVA with assistance of another qualified individual -Performs short duration maintenance tasks such as battery replacement, control cable replacement, and other similar activities -As a single crew replaces damaged or faulty services during the initial response or as follow up corrective maintenance after a temporary repair has been made -Re-installs single phase primary phases as a single troubleshooter or three phase primary as a multi-person crew with the exception of spacer cable messenger work -Installs & repairs rubber protective equipment -Operates and adjusts overhead and pad mounted control equipment -Performs overhead distribution, system, and transmission line patrols and inspections, including transmission right of way patrols -Performs overhead and pad-mount equipment inspections MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Valid CDL Class B Driver s License to Operate Commercia 2. Must have mechanical aptitude, a thorough knowledge of the electric transmission & distribution system, be analytical, alert, resourceful, and a work history that demonstrates safe work habits. 3. Must pass EEI testing (CAST test) and successful completion of a technical and behavioral interview including knowledge based exam and physical prescreen. 4. Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work outdoors in all seasons and at times for extended periods. Candidates must have at least 3 years of Journeyman Overhead Lineman experience working on energized and de-energized lines and must have a thorough understanding of operating and construction standards. Worker Type: Number of Openings: SEO Category: EEO Statement
Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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