Exelon Overhead Electrical Specialist in MAYWOOD, Illinois
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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
We are currently seeking journeyman linemen as Overhead Electrician, Special. In this position you will restore service, perform maintenance and construction work, and perform switching operations on the transmission and distribution systems; instruct and train an Overhead Electrician when assigned to assist; assign and coordinate work so as to properly safeguard employees, the public, and the property of customers and the Company; and perform related work as assigned.
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Restoring service or eliminating trouble on the transmission and distribution systems, including customers equipment, involving determining the equipment at fault and making permanent or temporary repairs by performing such work as cutting conductors in the clear, replacing or repairing poles and attachments, conductors, transformers, and other devices and equipment, transferring loads to other circuits, and connecting emergency transformers and generators
Performing routine maintenance work on the transmission and distribution system, involving such duties as replacing or repairing poles and attachments, transformers, and other devices and equipment, including temporary grounding, pulling slack, trimming trees, washing insulators, maintaining equipment in designated vaults and electric service stations, and assisting in identifying, testing, and phasing underground lines.
Performing overhead or underground residential type distribution work and such light construction work as installing or removing services and single-phase meters, installing and removing conductors, poles and attachments, transformers, street lighting fixtures, and other devices and equipment.
Performing switching operations, under the direction of a dispatcher, on the transmission and distribution system, including street light circuits, and at distribution centers, electric service stations, designated network centers and unattended substations, involving operating such equipment as switches, love line clamps, voltage regulators, circuit breakers, fuses, and other electrical devices.
Inspecting lines and equipment, distribution centers, electric service stations, and designated network centers, recording instrument readings, and reporting maintenance and repair work needed.
Instructing and training an Overhead Electrician assigned to assist; and preparing various reports such as hours worked, material and equipment required, work performed, and field repairs needed.
Candidates must have at least 3.5 years of Journeyman Overhead Lineman experience with a thorough understanding of operating and construction standards. Successful completion of the EEI CAST Test
Successful completion of a technical and behavioral interview
Ability to successfully climb a 40ft utility pole
Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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