City of Brenham, TX
  • Electric
  • $19.21 per hour - DOQ
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • PG 20 - $19.21 per hour

Full Benefits


Summary

Clears rights-of-way for new circuits and trims trees; sets up electrical wiring for seasonal events; under direct supervision, assists with various functions involved with the construction, installation, and maintenance of electrical systems and components; assists with operation of various equipment; and maintains tools and equipment.

Starting Rate: $19.21 per hour

***Experienced Lineworkers will be eligible for higher starting pay rates based on experience***

This position has a Residency Requirement (HR Policy Manual page 98):

"Employees who are likely to be called to work in cases of emergency may be required to reside within reasonable response commuting ranges of their places of work. A reasonable response time to an emergency is twenty (20) minutes."

Residency which allows response time to a City emergency of twenty (20) minutes MUST be established with 90 days of hire.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must have a valid Texas commercial driver's license (A CDL).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Clears rights-of-way for new circuits and trims trees;
  • Sets up electrical wiring for seasonal events;
  • Assists with installing and repairing electric poles, including digging holes for new poles and framing poles to required specifications;
  • Under direct supervision, assists with various functions involved with the construction and maintenance of electrical systems and components;
  • Under direct supervision, assists with building, installing, moving, and removing electric lines, transformers, capacitors, circuit breakers, and other line equipment;
  • Assists with performing general troubleshooting of electrical system and components, including inspecting, noting deficiencies, and correcting deficiencies in various electrical system components;
  • Assists with operation of various equipment, including aerial bucket and truck, backhoe, and safety belt and equipment; and
  • Maintains tools and equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This is a non-supervisory position.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. To be classified as an Apprentice Lineworker, an individual must have completed the requirements for Apprentice Lineworker in the Electric Department Employee Development Program. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school graduation or its equivalent; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge Of

Standard office practices and procedures.

Skill/Ability To

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public; communicate effectively; operate equipment and tools used in maintaining and repairing electrical systems; and read and understand manuals, policies, and other documents.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to engage in moderate to strenuous physical activity, work with tools and equipment, drive vehicles or equipment, perform repetitive motions, perform work involving the entire body, stand, and walk and balance on all types of surfaces. The employee is required to bend from the waist, crouch or squat, kneel, sit, crawl, climb, twist, and reach with arms and hands. The employee is required perform job duties from various heights, lift and/or move objects weighing up to 100 pounds, such as materials and equipment, and must carry, push, and pull materials. The employee must be able to see clearly, with or without vision correction, in close situations, at a distance, and peripherally, and be able to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment requires that the employee exercise caution at all times and adhere to safety standards to avoid the risk of personal injury. The employee is exposed to outdoor elements, loud noises, vibrations, and respiratory hazards such as dust, gases, and chemicals. The employee may be required to work with live electric wires. The work environment is noisy and distracting.

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