Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Lineman II, III, IV or Journey Level (IRC22285) in Brush, Colorado80723

Responsible for all construction and maintenance work assigned in accordance with specifications or as indicated by Tri-State engineering staff. Performs, supervises, and trains others in all types of construction and maintenance on transmission conductors, structures, and equipment, both energized and de-energized. Carries out work order assignments, interprets prints, and prepares daily time sheets, material tickets, and field and inspection reports as required. Maintains a first-aid card and the ability to perform pole-top resuscitation and remove an injured worker from a structure, if necessary.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

DUTIES** (Duties listed below are for a JL Lineman. Duties for a Lineman II, III or IV are similar but may be less in overall scope, responsibility and accountability.)

  • Performs, supervises, and trains others in all types of construction and maintenance on transmission conductors, structures, and equipment, both energized and de-energized.
  • Carries out work order assignments, interprets prints, and prepares daily time sheets, material tickets, and field and inspection reports as required.
  • Maintains a first-aid card and the ability to perform pole-top resuscitation and remove an injured worker from a structure, if necessary.
  • Responsible for observance of safety rules by all co-workers.
  • Maintains a Commercial Driver's License (CDL), as required for the operation of DOT regulated vehicles, and operates automotive equipment.
  • Sets up safe clearance with dispatchers and operating personnel. Leads and directs the work of the crew in the absence of the Line Foreman or Senior Lineman involving planning and laying out specific work assignments, and routing and execution of the jobs assigned.
  • Responsible for appraising condition of the line, equipment and right-of-way while performing regular duties and for advising the Line Foreman of any defects or condition that needs attention.
  • Responsible for having all equipment maintained in a ready-working condition.
  • Responsible for prompt restoration of service during outage.
  • Do any work of equal or lessor skill within the capabilities of the individual to meet emergencies or other operating needs.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, practices and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Corporation (NERC), Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) standards and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations.
  • Safety: Maintain safety awareness and comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to supervisor, coworkers, and the Safety functional area and correct or assist in resolving safety concerns and issues. Must understand and comply with the Clearance Procedure as applicable.
  • Culture: Demonstrate a commitment to Tri-State's culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities. Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State's culture, Board policies, and business practices. Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Planning: ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scopes, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for problems; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.
  • Time management: ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.
  • Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.
  • Commitment to company values.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong team player: accomplishes tasks by working with others and being a good team player. Recognizes how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.
  • Computer proficiency in operating a personal computer and standard business office applications including Microsoft Office suite, databases, and other related applications.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter.

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Training:

  • Associates degree in electric utility line work or related discipline, or acceptable Line School certificate of completion, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

  • Have good health and physical ability adequate for strenuous work.
  • Must be able to climb wooden and steel structures up to 300 feet.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the layout and characteristics of electrical transmission lines in the area.
  • Possess a considerable degree of skill to perform work by following standard method of procedure.
  • Be able to exercise judgment in making decisions and, when assigned, to direct a group of workers

Experience:

  • Four years of relevant experience (those with less experience would be hired below Journey Level.)

Other:

  • Have good health and physical ability adequate for strenuous work.
  • Must be able to climb wooden and steel structures up to 300 feet.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the layout and characteristics of electrical transmission lines in the area.
  • Be capable of applying artificial respiration on or off ground and able to render practical first-aid.
  • Must be able to meet all Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) requirements. If not currently in possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL), employee is required to obtain a CDL within six months of date of hire or date of selection for the position.
  • Be willing and able to work extra and irregular hours as the utility needs may require, and be willing to work under unusual or special working conditions; storms, extreme temperatures and winds, darkness, etc.
  • Possess a considerable degree of skill to perform work by following standard method of procedure.
  • Be able to exercise judgment in making decisions and, when assigned, to direct a group of workers.
  • Must reside within a 60 minute response time to the base location.
  • Overnight travel required.

Job Title: Lineman II, III, IV or Journey Level (IRC22285)

Location: Brush, CO, US

Base Location: Brush field facility-Brush, Colorado

Currency: USD

Amount of Travel: Up to 75%

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran