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Pike Corporation A Lineman - Underground in Charlotte, North Carolina

Position Summary: The Underground Class A Lineman is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical underground distribution systems.

Essential Functions:

Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized underground work.

Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman.

Stringing overhead wire.

Setting poles and anchors.

Installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.

Troubleshooting trouble in primary and secondary systems.

Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems.

Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.

Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order.

Performs all other related work as required to complete the job.

Able to perform rigorous physical labor.

Able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.

Must be familiar with induced voltage.

Understands grounding procedures.

Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.

Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.

Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.

Understands grounding procedures.

Understands how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.

Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.

Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser.

Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.

Must be able to safely perform a reconductoring job.

Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.

Understands how to use a load bust tool.

Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.

Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.

Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.

Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.

Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.

Other Requirements:

  • 5-10 years of experience

  • Able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License

  • A Commercial Driver’s License is preferred

  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies

  • Willing to work over-time when requested.

    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.

    The employee is frequently required to perform rigorous physical labor; sit; climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.); or balance; and stoop, kneel crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to an excess of 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision. Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    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.

    Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Self-Motivated

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Communication

  • Ethical Conduct


    Pike is a Non-union Company

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

About Us

Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.

Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.

Requisition ID: 23005460