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Eversource Energy Troubleshooter Bedford in Bedford, New Hampshire

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Individual will work on energized and de-energized lines and equipment, at all voltage levels, utilizing approved work methods, equipment, and tools in accordance with current training levels. Responsibilities include: identifying and isolating faulted primary and secondary equipment; operating switching devices on overhead and URD systems and work with Field Electricians on overhead and underground systems; clearing faulty and unsafe conditions including maintaining or restoring electrical service; connecting, disconnecting and operating portable transformers, generators, and temporary primary jumpers to restore service under emergency or urgent conditions and working with the Substation group to connect mobile substations; replacing failed transformers with assistance of another qualified person; replacing damaged or faulty services during the initial response or as a follow up corrective maintenance after a temporary repair has been made; repairing and re-energizing primary; performing street light installation and repair; installing and removing protective covers; performing overhead and underground inspections and patrols and performing additional security, perimeter and emergency inspections of substations as necessary; making current and voltage measurements as required; directing the work of other lineworker's assigned or necessary to assist with emergency conditions; applying standards, operating procedures, services requirements, and safe operating practices relating to the work without reference to notes on work of a recurring nature; operating and adjusting overhead and pad-mounted controlled equipment; and submitting required records and reports associated with trouble, line patrols and equipment inspections as required.


Familiarity with line crew work gained through a total of at least four years line related experience and obtaining a Lineworker I classification or the equivalent is required. Individual must have mechanical aptitude, a thorough knowledge of the electric transmission and distribution system, be analytical, alert, resourceful, and a work history that demonstrates safe work habits. The ability to climb is required. Must obtain and maintain a New Hampshire High/Medium Voltage license. A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B rating is required. Must also have the ability to obtain a CDL Class A rating with an "O" endorsement within six months of hire. This is a Bedford Troubleshooter position that will report to Hooksett Eastpoint garage, shift work hours are 0600 - 1800. This position will require a 3-2-2-3 shift rotation coverage. The ultimate rate for this position is $52.43 per hour.

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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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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment.If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.