Transmission Maintenance Lineman A - New Castle, PA
New Castle, PA, US, 16101
Job Function: Transmission
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 32425
FirstEnergy at a Glance
We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers' lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,500 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a regulated generating fleet with a total capacity of 3,780 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with Penn Power a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.
Starting Rate: $31.43 / Hour ; Top Rate: $39.56 / Hour
Installing and removing poles, towers, structures and conductors; clamping main conductors and ground wires on suspension and dead end towers during construction and maintenance; installing and changing insulator assemblies.
Stringing, splicing, sagging, insulating and tying in conductors.
Installing and replacing steel members, crossarms and associated devices; framing poles.
Working on energized transmission lines; operating high pressure insulator washer.
Performing various operations such as the occasional switching of transmission circuits; performing switching and tagging operations in unattended substations, as directed.
Making cutovers from old poles and equipment to new or temporary installations of a similar nature.
Installing safety equipment such as rubber blankets and protectors on conductors and equipment; maintaining high standards of safety.
Patrolling transmission lines on foot or by vehicle; inspecting poles and towers; making climbing inspections to determine condition of equipment.
Replacing equipment such as insulators, cross arms and steel members; retying conductors; making repairs and adjustments to transmission line equipment.
Requesting lines to be taken out of service; grounding same; releasing such lines to be put back into service.
Preparing required written and oral reports.
Directing and training employees assigned to the work.
Performing the duties of Transmission Lineman/Linewoman-B.
Performing other work, as assigned.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have at least two years' experience as Transmission Lineman/Linewoman-B, or the equivalent.
Must have demonstrated aptitude for and ability in the safe performance of the duties of Transmission Lineman/Linewoman-B.
Must have a practical knowledge of the principles and operation of the Company's transmission systems in the area to which assigned including the protective devices such as oil circuit breakers, lightning arresters, switching and grounding equipment, transformers, capacitors, regulators and similar devices and equipment.
Must have a thorough knowledge of the Company's construction and maintenance methods and practices.
Must have the ability to learn the use of "hot line" tools.
Must be thoroughly familiar with the proper application of protective equipment and devices and the practices and procedures for clearing and grounding of lines and equipment for the protection of personnel and equipment.
Must have the ability to receive and pass on orders and instructions in a manner that will maintain harmony and safety, and obtain cooperation and satisfactory work results.
Must be able to work from moderately complex drawings.
Must have a valid Class "A" CDL.
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.
Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team