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Electric Line Assistant (IBEW)- Transmission & Distribution- San Carlos

Company: PG&E Corporation
Location: San Carlos
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID-# 84428-Job Category : Maintenance / Construction / Operations-Job Level : Individual ContributorBusiness Unit: Electric Operations Department Overview-The men and women of Electric Operations ensure the delivery of safe and reliable electric service to our customers. Electric Operations is responsible for every aspect of PG&E's electric distribution and transmission operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, asset management, business planning, restoration and emergency response.-Position Summary-The Electric Line Assistant is a beginning level classification represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) local 1245, which has over 100 years of experience representing employees at PG&E.- This job is subject to collective bargaining.-Employees in this classification will assist journeyman or apprentice lineman/cable splicer in performing required work.- This employee will perform semi-skilled work which may include the use of hand and portable power tools not requiring precision.- He or she will assist in overhead and underground line construction and maintenance and other miscellaneous semi-skilled work.- -To better represent the communities we serve, applicants who live within 30 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference.-This position may be a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.-Job Responsibilities-

  • Drive a truck and maneuver it at the job site as required in connection with the maintenance, construction and operation of overhead and underground electrical facilities
  • Assist with ground work, perform traffic control work, maintain tools and material on the truck in good order and drive all-terrain vehicles
  • Setting and anchoring poles as well as setting and installing overhead structures
  • Assists crew in removing facilities, preparing cable for pulling, climbing ladders, working in trenches, framing poles and building cross arms
  • Operate hydraulic equipment, including tamper, ground rod driver and spade, as well as line truck, digger derrick, crane and forklift
  • Work may include the use of a computer to complete field clerical duties-Qualifications-Minimum:
    • Must possess a High School diploma or GED
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Must possess and maintain a California Class C Driver's License by first day of employment
    • Must obtain a California Class A permit within 3 months of hire and a Class A Driver's License within 6 months of hire
    • Must have ability to lift 50 pounds to waist at least one time a day
    • Must be willing to work flexible shifts with extended hours
    • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)-Desired:
      • California Class A Driver's License
      • To better represent the communities we serve, applicants who live within 30 miles of the headquarter location will be given preference
      • Relevant Hiring Hall Experience
      • Experience in construction
      • Mechanical experience
      • Completion of various skilled trade courses
      • Graduate of a PG&E PowerPathway Program
      • Graduate of the Cypress Mandela Construction Apprentice program, or other physical trade program
      • Military experience--Pre-Employment TestingPG&E Employees: You must have qualified on all prerequisite tests prior to submitting an application; and all secondary tests prior to interviewing. For more information on prerequisite and secondary exams, including study guides, please visit the website.
        • Physical Test Battery
        • Work Orientation Inventory-Physical/Technical Driving
        • Post-Offer Physical Assessment Lineworkers

Keywords: PG&E Corporation, San Francisco , Electric Line Assistant (IBEW)- Transmission & Distribution- San Carlos, Professions , San Carlos, California

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