Pike Corporation Cable Splicer / Terminator in Norfolk, Virginia
Position Summary: The Underground Cable Splicer / Terminator is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical underground distribution systems.
Essential Functions: •Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized underground work. •Lead crew and represent the Company in absence of the Foreman. •Effectively conduct pre-job briefings. •Possess a working knowledge of all aspects of underground distribution. •Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others. •Capable of operating a backhoe •Capable of safely operating and maintaining company equipment. •Able to identify primary and secondary voltage •Must be able to switch & splice •Must be familiar with induced voltage. •Possesses knowledge of tools for terminating cable. •Understands grounding procedures. •Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser. •Capable of working in confined spaces. •Understands confined space requirements. •Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up. •Understands underground services, infrastructure and duct banks. •Possesses knowledge of underground switching procedures. •Understands how to phase out a line using phasing sticks. •Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order. •Promote safety at all times. •Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE. •Inspects the work of crew members •Performs all other related work as required to complete the job.
Other Requirements: •1-3 years of experience. •Read and communicate effectively in English. •Able to perform rigorous physical labor. •Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required. •Understands flag and tag procedures. •Possesses a CDL or able to obtain one within 60 days of employment. demonstrates safe driving techniques. •Demonstrates safe driving techniques. •Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs. •Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather. •Willing to work over-time when requested. •Able to use hand tools on a continuous basis. •Capable of being exposed to dirt and power on a daily basis. •Knowledge in identifying underground utility locates. •Possesses knowledge of tools for terminating cable. •Capable of terminating different sizes of cable. •Knowledge in troubleshooting underground circuits. •Able to identify unforeseen obstacles that would hinder safety or production. •Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle to feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions.
Competencies: •Self-Motivated •Team-Oriented •Customer Oriented •Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled Pike is a Non-Union Company
Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.
Title: Cable Splicer / Terminator
Requisition ID: 17000034