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Pike Corporation Substation Equipment Operator in Mobile, Alabama

Position Summary: Substation Equipment Operator is an entry level, non-exempt position in the construction, maintenance and/or repair of electric substation systems and works with various pieces of construction equipment specific to the trade.

Essential Functions:

  • Work safely while performing construction, maintenance and/or repair work of electric substation systems.

  • Assist in the transporting, installation, and/or removal of substation structures, equipment, and hardware, electrical conductors, wire, and cable.

  • Capable of or learning to operate various types of heavy equipment:

o Bucket , derrick and boom trucks

o Backhoes, excavators and skid steer loaders

o Articulating Man-lifts

o Pressure Diggers

o Trenchers

o Track Crawler Loader/Backhoe

o Rough Terrain Telescopic Forklifts

  • Read and interpret profile, blueprints, maps, or other written instructions for completion of assigned tasks.

  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.

  • Responsible for maintaining company vehicles in good working condition

Minimum Requirements:

  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.

  • Able to read and understand simple blueprints, maps, and diagrams.

  • Able to identify energized high and low voltage lines.

  • Basic knowledge in electricity.

  • Knowledge of safety hazards inherent in working in close proximity to energized high and low voltage lines and equipment.

  • Knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Code as it relates to the operation of heavy equipment in the state the job is located.

  • Must supply own personal hand tools required by the company for this work.

  • Must supply own safety toed work boots.

  • Must be capable of lifting in excess of 50 lbs

  • Capable of receiving and following directions.

  • Must possess or be capable of obtaining a Commercial Drivers’ License.

  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.

  • Understands minimum approach distance.

  • Capable of checking voltage.

  • Willing to work over-time or long hours during emergency conditions and/or when requested. Schedules can change frequently and with short notice.

  • 90% Travel Required

  • Capable of following Company safety rules and policies.


  • Emphasis on Safety

  • Self-Motivated

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Trust worthy

  • Commitment

  • Professionalism through unwavering Reliability and Punctuality

  • Good appearance and attitudes

  • High Productivity work ethics

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Receptive to constructive instruction/coaching

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.

Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.

Title: Substation Equipment Operator

Location: Alabama-Mobile

Requisition ID: 190001YJ