Journeyman Lineman (Navasota)
Date: May 18, 2023
Location: Navasota, Texas, United States
Posting End Date:
Work Place Flexibility: Onsite
Legal Entity: Entergy Texas, Inc.-GTX
Be able to plan or lay out working details with little to no supervision, with responsibility for results, must know, understand and be willing and able to apply all applicable Company construction specification in order to complete the most complicated construction and maintenance work on dead or energized transmission and underground or overhead distribution conductors, structures and equipment; under general supervision, with wide latitude for planning or laying out of working details with responsibility for results, must be willing and able to perform difficult and responsible tasks involved in the installation and removal of electric meters, services, and related equipment on customers' premises, connect and disconnect services at the pole, locate and repair all types of breaks in the electric transmission and distribution systems, answer electric trouble calls to customers' premises, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned:
Make all types of transformer installations; do phasing and check rotation on circuits; trace and clear grounds and opens on series circuits.
Do all classes of hot line tool work.
Plan and lay out all work in a safe and efficient manner.
Check, handle and be responsible for all material removed from and returned to stock, and prepare reports and records.
Act in leadership capacity as required.
Direct work of assistants, instruct and train new employees.
Trace and clear grounds and opens on series circuits.
Test, switch, and inspect all types of automatic voltage regulating devices.
Make routine check, inspection, test of relays, etc. on all automatic reclosing equipment.
Refuse all classes of high voltage substations and line fuses.
Make routine check, inspection, maintenance and test of substation network protectors, transformers, regulators, switching, control and related equipment.
Conduct voltage, load, substation, electrolysis, ground and other special tests.
Make complete insulation test on potheads, transformers, cables, bushings, etc.
Act in capacity of supervisor when authorized.
EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have worked for at least one year, and qualified, as an Apprentice 4th Year, or have had equivalent experience in related work, having all qualifications of the previous classifications.
Know Company's safety rules, and be willing and able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be willing and able to render practical first aid on or off the ground.
Know the location of, and be willing and able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil and other fires.
Hold a current Class A CDL license
Know city streets, and roads in rural sections.
Have a thorough knowledge of city and state traffic laws.
Have a thorough knowledge of Company regulations and state laws governing disconnects for nonpayment, repossession of merchandise and diversion of current.
Have thorough working knowledge of electric circuits and equipment.
Know Company's rules and regulations applying to service and meter installations, Underwriters' National Electrical Code, and any state or local regulations governing electrical wiring.
Be willing and able to read and understand all wiring diagrams and blueprints job packet content in connection with the distribution system, meters, switchboard equipment, relays, controls and also related Company equipment on customers' premises.
Know Company's electrical and mechanical tagging rules.
Have thorough knowledge of the layout and characteristics of distribution system in the area assigned.
Be willing and able to study, maintain and report performance of new equipment installed as related to the distribution system.
Be willing and able to trace, locate and analyze difficult cases of trouble.
Be proficient in the operation of recloser controls and regulator controls.
- Must be willing and able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.
Be willing and able to attend and conduct safety meetings.
Be willing and able to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.
Be willing and able to receive and transmit orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of both superiors and subordinates.
Be especially neat, clean and orderly in work and person.
Be willing and able to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner.
Be capable of assuming supervisory responsibilities.
Understand importance of always rendering and maintaining first class, courteous service to all customers.
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Job Function : Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status :
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code :
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 111726
Travel Percentage : Up to 25%
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Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
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As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.
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