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Volt Power Crane Operator-Power Transmission (Must Be Willing to Travel) in Charlotte, North Carolina

Crane Operator-Power Transmission (Must Be Willing to Travel)


Title:Crane Operator-Power Transmission (Must Be Willing to Travel)


Location:Charlotte, NC

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VOLT Power, LLC, is a member of the PowerTeam Services family of Companies, and a leading provider of construction and maintenance services for electric transmission and distribution lines throughout the Southwest, Central South, Midwest, and Eastern United States. With a continued focus on our Mission Statement, VOLT Power, LLC continues our journey of being the preferred Utility Service Company for our customers. We offer excellent compensation and industry-leading benefits such as health, dental and vision, life insurance, STD and LTD starting on DAY ONE. Eligibility for Company matching 401K benefit after 3 months of employment.

Position Summary: This is a position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical transmission systems. This position works at various locations. The position may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands.

Essential Functions:

Work safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead work. Stringing overhead wire. Setting poles and anchors. Assists with installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, cross arms, insulators, switches and switchgear. Assists in replacing fuses in transformers 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.

Capable of checking voltage on transformers. Understands flag and tag procedures. Capable of installing and removing a service. Capable of properly inspecting rubber goods and PPE. Understands when to wear personnel protective equipment. Capable of making up and using a hand line. Understands how and when to use Kellum grips. Able to identify different types of materials used in line work. Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather. Willingness to glove/work high voltage transmission lines.

Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order. Able to perform rigorous physical labor. Understands proper use of company radio. Understands operation of heavy equipment. Understand basic rigging, hand lines, and lineman knot tying. Understand the proper use and maintenance of hand tools. Capable of receiving and following directions. Capable of learning basic knowledge of materials used in line work. Possess a basic knowledge of materials used in line work. Able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit. Must be familiar with induced voltage. Capable of assisting with the installation and hook up of a single phase transformer. Capable of performing basic bucket rescue/escape. Understands the basic concepts of equipment set up and grounding. Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces. Understands minimum approach distance.