Under direction, performs the work involved in the inspection,
installation, construction, repair, rebuilding, and maintenance
of electric lines and related equipment; does other related
duties as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Erects poles, towers, and structures.
Climbs poles and installs electrical equipment.
Strings wire conductors between poles.
Pulls underground cable.
Splices, solders, and insulates conductors and related wiring to
join together sections of power line and to connect transformers
and electrical accessories.
Repairs and replaces transmission and distribution power lines
between generating stations, substations, and consumers.
Opens switches or clamps grounding device to energized equipment
to deenergize electric lines or accessories.
Climbs poles or rides in bucket attached to truck-mounted boom to
remove broken or defective wires.
Secures new wires to crossarm insulators and splices wire to
adjoining sections of line to complete circuit.
Transfers wires from defective poles to newly erected poles.
Installs pole hardware and auxiliary equipment such as crossarms,
transformers, lightning arresters, switches, fuses, and
Verifies that lines have been repaired by using testing
instruments such as voltmeter and ammeter.
Trims trees when necessary to perform linework.
Maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
One (1) year of experience in installing and maintenance of power
lines, equipment and structures energized at a similar voltage level as
operated by the appointing authority.
NOTE: If the appointing authority soley operates a
telecommunications and/or signal system operated at less than
50-volts to ground, then one (1) year of telecommunications
experience may be substituted.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties
of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of standard tools, materials, methods, and practices in
the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical lines and
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved
in working with electrical lines and equipment.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
Ability to care for equipment and materials.
Ability to observe accepted safety practices in performing the
Ability to make emergency repairs to electrical lines under
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.