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MasTec Utility Services OHE Lineman A in Panama City, Florida

Job Purpose

The Apprentice UGE Lineman A assists Journeyman Lineman and the Foreman while in training and learning the trade. Responsible for building a wide variety of underground power lines from the plant or station to the meter base as well as troubleshooting any issues while knowing and practicing all safety procedures. This position supports the Line team and works with other personnel from the department.

Essential Functions

  1. Understand and perform switching procedures to isolate and insulate underground power lines.

  2. Splice and terminate underground power lines following proper procedures.

  3. Set and work on underground transformers and other devices.

  4. Properly phase and mark or tag underground equipment.

  5. Function as a senior hands-on employee working on or around energized lines.

  6. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A High School Degree, or equivalent, with 5 years of experience.

  2. Valid driver’s license.

  3. Understanding of basic and/or advanced electrical principles, including knowledge of switching and grounding as well as electricity and how to safely work around it.

  4. Ability to deal with consumers and customers.

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

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

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

  8. Ability to see colors of phases up close as well as up a power pole.

  9. Ability to see small markings on cable and measuring devices.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  1. More than 5 years of experience.

  2. OSHA 10 Certification.

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 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.

Title: OHE Lineman A

Location: FL-Panama City

Requisition ID: 43380

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