BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE
100 S. SECOND ST. CHAMBERSBURG, PA 17201
Deadline: Open until filled
RATE OF PAY: $28.00-$33.29
PLACE OF WORK: Utility Service Center, 80 S. Franklin St
HOURS OF WORK: Generally Monday-Friday, 7am-3pm, subject to overtime
TYPE OF WORK:
Under general supervision of Electric Distribution Supervisor and Lead Lineworker.
Perform a wide range of electrical repair, maintenance, and installation duties on transmission (69 kV) and distribution (4 & 12 kV) systems and work to provide and maintain residential, commercial, and industrial lighting and power requirements.
Duties involve working normally scheduled hours, afterhours in event of emergencies, and scheduled overtime. Work from orders issued by the Electric Distribution Supervisor or designee. Use plans, diagrams, drawings, maps, electronic devices; work from manufacturer's instructions and manuals; consult with higher supervision as necessary. Advise or assist with other lineworkers, ground crews, meter tech, and others.
Use a variety of hand, portable power, specialty, and hydraulic tools and equipment; required to use various safety devices for climbing and performing work. Climb poles and ladders; work on platforms, from free climbing equipment, or aerial lift devices. Operate digger derricks for various tasks including drilling holes, setting poles, and lifting equipment.
Duties involve the repair, installation, and maintenance of transformers and hook-ups, feeders, switches, and other electrical service equipment; erect platforms and related construction together with various supports, insulators, and cable; position and connect transformers and other service equipment. Bend, splice, and make all types of cable connections. Regularly work on energized distribution and secondary conductors and components utilizing all standard safety measures. Participate in routine safety tailboards and meetings.
In the event of difficulties or unusual conditions, consult with higher supervision, engineers, or others as necessary. Deal with all types of emergencies. Safely perform difficult and hazardous work. Insure use of safety devices, use upmost caution, and insure ample protection of work area for self and fellow crew members.
Use and maintain tools and equipment in a prescribed condition. Initiate requests for new tools or replacement of defective tools. Properly account for all materials used on the job to include measuring all wire and cable and reporting footages as needed.
Keep abreast of latest methods and techniques, equipment and tools, first aid, and other requirements essential to safety, cost-effectiveness, and performance.
Subject to scheduled and unscheduled overtime, callout, and regular paid standby duty.
Perform tasks to support the Borough as a whole including work on traffic signals, street lights, downtown electrification, and decorations. Perform other duties as assigned or directed.
These are the minimum requirements for the position of a Lineworker C. If a candidate exceeds these requirements to the level of a higher classification then the department head may hire them in at a grade and pay commensurate with their level of experience and training.
Position is preparatory to eventual progression to Lineworker A. Advancement is at discretion of management and conditional on completing mandatory lineworker training. Appropriate training will be made available for the expected advancement.
To be considered for a Class A lineworker, Applicant must supply documentation of successful completion of a lineworker apprenticeship program acceptable to Borough management.