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MasTec Utility Services OHE Lineman B - Goldsboro, NC in La Grange, North Carolina

Job Purpose

The Apprentice Lineman B assists the Journeyman Lineman and the Foreman while in training and learning the trade. Responsible for performing work related to the construction and maintain of poles, power lines, auxiliary facilities and equipment for the transmission and distribution of electricity. Sets a good example for newer apprentices by always following and teaching safe practices. This position supports and learns from the Lineman team and works with other personnel from the department.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, twisting, reaching above shoulder level, working in confined spaces, working off a pole or in a bucket. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind for 10 hour work days, with breaks. During storms this role may work in these conditions from 10 to 15 hours daily, breaks included.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 100 pounds.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The Company reserves the right to revise or change the job duties as the need arises. Management reserves the right to change the description, duties or work schedules to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A High School Degree, or equivalent, with 1 year of experience.

  • Valid CDL Class A driver’s license.

  • Understanding of basic and/or advanced electrical principles, including knowledge of electricity and how to safely work around it.

  • Knowledge of customer’s specifications and proficiency in all phases of line construction.

  • Ability to assume full responsibility for completed work, perform routine line work without close supervision, and complete work with quality and timeliness.

  • Compliance with proper safety standards, procedures, and work practices.

  • Ability to establish, manage, plan, and think strategically.

  • Ability to build and foster collaborative relationships.

  • Clarity of vision with the ability to judge distance and space relationships, hand-eye coordination, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans, and specifications.

  • Ability to climb poles and work at heights up to and exceeding 30 feet.

  • Ability to operate efficiently a bucket truck, digger truck, wire pullers, backyard machine, air compressor, and tools necessary to build/maintain power lines.

  • Ability to work outdoors, even in extreme weather conditions.

  • Available to work weekends and/or nights.

  • Willing to work out of market or away from home as work demands, traveling extensively when needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3years of experience.

  • Advanced training in electrical principles.

  • OSHA 10 and Buck Squeeze Certifications.

Title: OHE Lineman B - Goldsboro, NC

Location: NC-La Grange

Requisition ID: 43598

Other Locations: North Carolina, NC-Rocky Mount