Hart Electric Membership Corporation has full-time positions available for the following:
GROUNDWORKER LINE TECHNICIANS
Benefit Package Includes:
Defined Benefit Retirement – Health Insurance – Life Insurance
401(k) – Paid Holidays – Paid Vacation – Paid Sick Leave
Pay commensurate with experience.
Any person interested in applying for this position may pick up an application at the Hartwell Office at 1071 Elberton Hwy, Hartwell, Ga or the Toccoa Office at 1058 US Hwy 123, Toccoa, Ga, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Deadline for applications is 4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
All applications must be returned by the applicant at either office.
EOE-M/F/D/V. Drug-Free Workplace.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To receive on-the-job training and mandatory structured training courses and experience for performing line service maintenance and construction functions.
MINIMUM JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
The following requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Requires High School Diploma/Equivalent. Experience in the electrical utility industry preferred. Requires Enrollment/Completion of Electrical Lineworker Certificate Program/Equivalent.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Requires basic knowledge of electricity; ability to acquire a working knowledge of company tools and equipment. Requires the ability to acquire knowledge of the principles and practices in line construction service and operations and maintenance requirements in an electric distribution system; ability to become knowledgeable of Hart Electric Membership Corporation’s policies and procedures. Requires excellent verbal and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with members; flexibility to work varied hours.
DRIVER’S LICENSE, EMPLOYMENT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION, DRUG SCREEN, RESIDENCY:
Requires the ability to successfully pass Hart EMC’s employment entrance examination and drug screen. Requires ability to obtain and maintain a valid Georgia commercial driver’s license and CDL medical card. Requires residency within Hart EMC’s service area.
Field work with exposure to adverse elements of weather; strenuous physical work, including heavy lifting; requires flexibility to work overtime on short notice; requires flexibility to work during emergency situations. Requires physical ability in climbing, balancing, stooping, pushing, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, defined heavy work.
Visual acuity required as machine operator (b) and as mobile equipment operators (c). Adverse weather conditions include defined (d), (e), (f), and (h).
Internal: Two-way communication with the immediate supervisor on work related plans and approvals; with crew and operations personnel.
External: Demonstrates an awareness that the job exists to effectively serve each and every member, and at every opportunity, to achieve increased member and public understanding for support of the Cooperative.
HART ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION
The following are the essential duties and performance standards of this position. The essential duties do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. The scope and duties of a given position may change or be temporarily altered based on the business needs of Hart Electric Membership Corporation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
1. Assists higher classified line employees in the installation, removal, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of electric lines, substations and equipment by effectively performing any manual work on the ground.
2. Complies with all traffic laws while operating a vehicle.
3. Safely operates Cooperative equipment, as directed; participates in Cooperative safety meetings.
4. Effectively learns through on-the-job training and experience:
A. All types of single and polyphase transformer installations.
B. Installing, moving, and removing of transformers, secondaries, service drops, oil circuit breakers, poles, conductors, capacitors, regulators or any other line equipment.
C. Installing or removing instrument transformers, recording or indicating meters of all types.
D. Patrolling distribution lines.
E. Ensuring that assigned trucks, tractors, or other power operated equipment tools and working equipment are properly used and kept in good working condition and that any required repairs are promptly reported to the immediate supervisor or designated personnel.
F. The submission of time, mileage, gas tickets, material charge-outs and credit-ins; other required forms and procedures.
G. Reading and interpreting staking sheets, all RUS specifications and line construction assemblies, the NESC.
H. Properly operating radio equipment.
I. Performing first aid and CPR and pole resuscitation.
J. The Cooperative’s electrical and mechanical tagging and other numbering systems; the location of electrical distribution lines; reads Hart Electric Membership Corporation’s distribution maps, as directed.
K. Being subject to availability for emergency work, as assigned.
- Job ID
- February 27, 2019
- March 13, 2019