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Quanta Services Low to Mid level apprentice positions (for collecting applications) in Mississippi, Mississippi

About Us

Southern Electric Corporation aQuanta Services, Inc.(NYSE:PWR) company, is an electrical utility contractor specializing in the construction of high-voltage transmission lines, underground, and distribution lines as well as providing emergency restoration services. A proven leader in the industry since 1985, SEC has earned a reputation of providing superior work with a strong focus on customer satisfaction and safety. We currently manage over 100 crews and nearly 2,000 pieces of late model equipment. Customers include investor-owned utilities, electric cooperatives, and municipalities throughout our work footprint. Our team is our family. We are 100% committed to the safety of our team members and providing industry leading training. We believe we can be the last job you ever want to apply for. Call us family!

About this Role

Steps one and two gave the Apprentice the basic skills to use the common tools and techniques associated with powerline work. Step two introduced the Apprentice to energized secondary work to teach them the principles of live work. During step three the Apprentice will begin energized primary work. In addition, the Apprentice will learn how to connect single phase transformers.

  • Complete set of personal climbing gear MUST be obtained no later than the end of step two Apprenticeship, no exceptions.

While working aloft on or near energized primary circuits the step three Apprentice must be directly supervised by a Lineman or Foreman at the same physical location as the Apprentice (on the pole with, in the bucket with or adjacent to).

What You'll Do

The following, along with the tasks listed in the previous steps, is a list of the kind of tasks the step three Apprentice should be engaged in and learning while on the job.

  • Installing primary protective cover.

  • Hoses

  • Blankets

  • Guards

  • Directly supervised primary line work.

  • Assisting and installing0 single phase transformers.

  • Hanging with truck (on pole and from bucket)

  • Hanging with blocks from pole.

  • Making connections to transformers.

  • Operation of switches.

  • Fusing.

  • Apparatus grounding (case grounds, etc.).

  • Taking primary AMP readings.

  • Conductor transferring.

  • Lay out/hot arms

  • Lateral transfers

  • Sagging primary conductors

  • Dead-ending primary conductors

  • Rigging for transfers

  • Material handler transfers

  • Working on reconductor projects.

  • Installing stringing blocks.

  • Tangent (straight line)

  • Slight angle

  • Hard Angle

  • Primary clipping and 1ying.

  • Copper ties

  • Aluminum ties

  • Angle ties

  • Preform ties

  • Armor rods

  • Installing dead-end assembly.

  • Installing jumpers.

  • Mechanical temporary

  • Permanent

  • Using wire stringing equipment.

  • Rope rig

  • Tensioner

  • Kellum Grips/wire socks

  • Phasing primary circuits with phasing sticks.

Courses commonly assigned to step three Apprentices from the T&D Power Skills training website are as follows.

  • Advanced Rigging

  • Overhead Distribution Systems

  • Service Installation

  • Pole Framing and Guying

  • Setting and Replacing Poles

  • Safety in Overhead Line Maintenance

  • Multimeter Operation and Use

  • Using Line Test Equipment

  • Tree Trimming

  • Safe Bucket Truck Operations

What You'll Get

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401K

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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CategoryField Operations

Position TypeFull-Time Regular


Workplace TypeOn-Site