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    Job Title: Electric Lineman (Winnemucca)

    Job ID: 103003

    Location: Winnemucca, NV

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Regular

    Posting Close Date: 01/15/2015

    Facility: Winnemucca Office


    An employee who is a Journeyman and who performs all classes of overhead and underground transmission and distribution line work and the construction, erection and maintenance of substations when assigned to a crew under the direction of a Working Foreman or Supervisor of higher grade, and who is qualified by training and knowledge of underground circuits, substations, and apparatus to test, maintain, and install duct line, cable, conduits, risers, Company owned customer outdoor lighting equipment, circuit breakers, transformers, and associated equipment, substation equipment and circuits. Must be qualified to perform switching.

    Will make connections to underground circuits and substation feeder installations as well as making underground connections on customer services.

    Background of apprenticeship training and experience must be such as to qualify him to perform these duties with skill and efficiency. May be assigned to work with and under general direction of a Troubleman and when so assigned, the type of work he performs and the method of supervision shall be governed by the rules with respect to the Troubleman classification. A Lineman may be assigned temporarily to work apart from a crew either alone or as a member of a two man unit without supervision, doing work which shall include:

    1. Framing poles.
    2. Preassembling material.
    3. Patrolling and inspecting pole and tower lines.
    4. Testing and inspecting poles.
    5. Repairing risers and ground mouldings.
    6. Pulling slack in anchor guys.
    7. Replacing guy guards.
    8. Splicing and terminating non leaded and leaded underground cables.
    9. Install and splice fiber optic cable and communications.

    A Lineman may be assigned temporarily to work apart from a crew as a member of a two man unit, without supervision, when the second man in such unit is a one year Apprentice Lineman or higher, doing work which shall include:

    ** See Letter of Understanding dated July 13, 1967, as amended by Supplementary Agreement dated May 10, 1973.

    1. Taking primary distribution voltage readings.
    2. Installing Company owned customer outdoor lighting service equipment and street fixtures, including making connections on circuits with voltage below 750 volts.
    3. Installing all types of customer’s services, complete with setting self contained meters.

    Using special design lift equipment, or an aerial bucket, a Lineman may work apart from a crew as a two man unit, without supervision, when the second man in such unit is a one year Apprentice Lineman or higher, doing work which shall include:

    1. Setting and replacing service poles.
    2. Setting street light poles and outdoor lighting service poles not to exceed 40 feet in length.
    3. Washing insulators on lines energized up to 60 KV.

    When it is necessary to climb through live circuits of 750 volts or more, the other employee in the two man unit shall be a Journeyman Lineman. Is required to drive the line truck and operate the fixed and attached equipment. May be required to keep time cards and material records.

    Compensation: 43.50 per hour. Potential Safety Bonus 2%. The company reserves the right to determine the number of positions awarded for this requisition.
    Life Insurance
    Flexible Spending Accounts
    Tuition Assistance
    401(k) with a Company match provision
    and more, visit our Corporate website for detailed information

    NV Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

    Applicants in need of accommodation during the application, interview or selection process should email

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