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Southwire Journeyman Lineman - Indy in United States

Journeyman Lineman - Indy

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Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: Remote/Other, Remote/Other, US, Remote/Oth

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning, utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement support to our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power possible?

Job Description

This position is responsible for the safe repair and rejuvenation of medium to high voltage underground cables using Novinium’s patented technology and process.

Responsibilities:

-Safety

  • Work safely with no electrical contact incidents or personal injuries

  • Enhance and advance a below zero incident safety culture and behavior

  • Comprehend and follow OSHA and company safety rules

  • Responsible for the safety of all people at a worksite

-Craftwork

  • Operate TDR waveform and RF locating equipment to perform cable testing and analysis of cable paths, splice locations and neutral corrosion

  • Place and operate cable injection equipment on de-energized and energized cables in transformers, switchgear, junction boxers and other cable end points

  • Perform air flow tests

  • Prepare cable for injection activities, including electrical craftwork according to quality standards

  • Inject URD and feeder cables with Novinium patented repair/rejuvenation fluids using sustained and unsustained rejuvenation technologies

  • Provide field service and set up injection equipment

  • Switch medium voltage electrical circuits

  • Write and implement cable switching orders, manage switching contact with circuit owner

  • Climb poles to perform work if needed

  • Carry out other duties as assigned

-Project Management

  • May coordinate injection and digging activities (competency in excavation)

  • Maintaining rolling stock and equipment

  • Select injection adapters and cable accessories

  • Assist Team Leader with job planning, hazard avoidance, and record daily work records

  • Operate company vehicles and equipment, including bucket trucks, as required

-Customer Relations

  • Provide positive customer service

Requirements:

  • Relevant work experience as a Lineman, Class A, Class B Lineman, First Class Power Lineman, or Cable Splicer with current certification or documentation

  • Experience with underground line work, including URD, fault location and repair, and switching

  • Strong Lineman underground craftwork skills, including inline splices, terminations and elbows

  • Ability to read circuit maps

  • Basic computer skills and entry level proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, internet/web)

  • Understanding of basic construction skills

  • Strong mechanical skills

  • Familiarity with URD systems and cables, fault repair and switching

  • Safe work record and a firm commitment to safety

  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable DMV record

  • CDL preferred

  • Passport and ability to travel to Canada preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Able and willing to travel on a regular basis

  • Able to safely climb poles if needed

  • Able to lift, opus, pull and carry at least 75 lbs for a distance of 300 ft

  • Able to stand, kneel and work in confined spaces for an extended period of time

  • Must be able to fit in a confined space rescue harness

  • Must conduct digging operations as required

  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking

  • Frequent exposure to seasonal elements

  • Conditions may vary based on assignment

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching & Pension Plan (Eligible for Pension after 1,000 Hours Worked)

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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