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Quanta Services Transmission Foreman at Southern Electric Corp (this is for application collection) 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

A Foreman atSouthern Electric Corporationclassification will have received their training in an approved forty-two (42) month apprenticeship program or a certified testing program or must have seven (7) years of continuous substation/line construction/maintenance experience. Foreman shall have a working knowledge of all aspects of substation/line work and have the capability and expertise to work independently if required.

What You'll Do

  • Installs and repairs structures, conductors or equipment used in electrical power or distribution systems.

  • Installs and maintains line hardware and erect wooden and/or steel poles and light or heavy-duty transmission towers.

  • Splices cables together for overhead transmission lines, customer service lines, or street light lines.

  • String wire conductors and cable between erected poles and adjust slack, using winch, hoist, or other means.

  • Utilize aerial lift equipment and/or climb poles and removes and installs hardware, wires, and other equipment.

  • Opens/closes switches to isolate or energize line sections.

  • Test lines and equipment for potential and, installs grounding devices to de-energize circuits and equipment to perform repairs, adjustments or to remove electrical hazards.

  • Capable of calculating set up locations for stringing operations.

  • Secure one shots, hold tags, R-switches, hot line holds etc. on lines working near or over.

  • Required to hang travelers from poles or towers.

  • Ensure that guards and covers are in place for lines, highway, and other obstructions on ROW.

  • Ensure that all grounds are in place on stringing equip. grounding blocks etc.

  • Supervise conductor stringing operation.

  • Capable of operating all const. equipment if needed.

  • Capable of using plumb bob, pulling guy wires, and ensuring that poles are plumb before dead ending cond.

  • Interpret charts and calculate sag for conductors, using owners required method.

  • Capable of working from hanging ladders, walk boards, or baskets on booms for clipping, dead ending cond., etc.

  • Capable of hanging and operating carts for spacing bundle conductors.

  • Required to set guard poles, string lead line, string cond., sag, clip, and dead-end cond.

  • Watch over, direct, and train Apprentice linemen working under or with them.

  • Direct and ensure that Underground utilities are located.

  • Replaces and straightens poles and attaches cross-arms, insulators, and auxiliary equipment to wood poles preparatory to erection.

  • Cleans, trims, and splices corresponding conductors by splicing together or by joining ends with compression connections.

  • Tests conductors to identify corresponding conductors and to prevent incorrect connections, according to electrical diagrams and specifications.

  • Install watt-hour meters and connects service drops between power line and consumer.

  • Covers conductors with insulating material.

  • Uses rubber gloves, hot sticks, or the live line “bare hand” method to work on and/or repair energized lines to avoid interruption of service.

What You'll Bring

  • May be required to relocate as work requirements demand.

  • May be required to hold a valid class “B” commercial driver’s license.

  • Need to have certification for light cranes, boom trucks, etc.

  • May be required to read and interpret blueprints.

  • Drives and operates conveyance machinery equipped with tools and materials to and from job site.

  • Adheres to all Company Safety and Health Policies

  • May work in storm restoration operations to rebuild and/or repair damaged power systems.

  • May attend training classes or seminars to gather knowledge of new processes, safety regulations and/or refresher training.

  • Works with limited supervision.

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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CategoryCraft Professionals

Position TypeFull-Time Regular


Workplace TypeField-Based