AES United States Troubleman (IPL) (1) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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** THIS POSITION IS AVAILABLE TO “INTERNAL AES PEOPLE” ONLY . ***

“Internal AES People” include current employees of The AES Corporation, Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), Dayton Power & Light Company (DP&L), or another AES affiliate or subsidiary company.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY OR SUBMIT YOUR RESUME IF YOU ARE NOT A CURRENT EMPLOYEE OF ONE OF THE ORGANIZATIONS LISTED ABOVE.

IF THIS POSITION OPENS TO THE PUBLIC , then you will need to submit your application and resume during the External candidate application process.

POSITION: Troubleman

REQUISITION #: R1037303

UNION: IBEW PHYSICAL UNION

LOCATION: Morris St

ORGANIZATION: Distribution Operations

INTERNAL AES GLOBAL POSTING PERIOD: 10/18/2017 - 10/25/2017

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS : This posting is available to current employees of The AES Corporation (AES) or any of AES’ affiliate or subsidiary companies only.

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This position has already been posted internally for IPL Union members. This posting is available to current employees of The AES Corporation and any of its affiliate; therefore we are posting for external candidates.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant must have been a first class A or B lineman or first class A service lineman with previous experience as first class A or B lineman; be willing to work from any of the Company’s operating centers; work any assigned shift; and/or holiday and various scheduled days off. Must pass the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) aptitude test. Other qualifications such as physical fitness, attendance, safety and performance records will be considered.

Additional consideration will be given for the following job-related training or experience:

  1. Experience in underground service system; and

  2. Any other qualifications contributing to the applicant’s ability to do the job.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Performs work on the transmission, distribution, street lighting, underground system and customer premises necessary to restore interrupted electric service; removes, clears or guards any hazard endangering life and property involving Company facilities; performs manual switching at the various locations on the system as directed by the Load and/or Service Dispatchers or supervisor in authority.

Performs duties such as:

  1. Tests, patrols, inspects, operates, repairs, replaces equipment and lines to maintain safe, continuous and efficient operation of Company facilities;

  2. Repairs street lights and reddy sentinel lights when called in by the public;

  3. Makes load and voltage tests to determine adequacy of facilities and service;

  4. Emergency and routine switching as directed for putting in and taking out of service lines and equipment; sectionalizing, transfer of lead,

restoration of service; providing safe clearance for workers or public;

  1. Connects or disconnects customer service as directed; makes temporary or permanent repairs on ranges and water heaters;

  2. Issues follow-up orders for permanent repairs or replacement to various responsible divisions of the Company;

  3. Advises customers of appropriate action to be taken for permanent repairs to defective electrical facilities or appliances;

  4. Operates truck, reads blue prints and instructions, climbs towers and poles; maintains good customer relations and keeps adequate truck

working stock, tools, personal and safety equipment available and in good order at all times to meet any emergency; and

  1. Coordinates activities with other employees and customers concerned with operation for maximum safety, economy and

reliability of electric service.

In addition to the primary duties listed above, the employee may be called upon to perform other work as circumstances require.

Must know and comply with all Company safety and health policies and procedures applicable to work performance.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Indoor and outdoor work required in various types of weather.

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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