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Duke Energy Corporation

Distribution Line & Service Technician Helper (Rockingham)

Duke Energy Corporation - Rockingham, NC

Distribution Line & Service Technician Helper (Rockingham)



North Carolina

Title: Distribution Line & Service Technician Helper (Rockingham)

Location: North Carolina-Rockingham-DE Progress-Rockingham(Lin),NC (4054)

Job Number: 140478

Locations subject to change.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:

Construct, maintain, and repair electrical distribution systems, including overhead and underground lines.

Install and repair electrical equipment such as street lighting and load control devices.

Construct overhead and underground distribution lines based on engineering specifications, including setting poles, pulling cable, setting transformers, etc.

Install equipment such as transformers, capacitors, regulators, load control devices, meters, street lights, safe lights, etc.

Maintain and repair equipment such as checking and doing preventative maintenance. Also involves using test equipment such as volt and amp meters to measure the performance of equipment.

Respond to trouble calls when equipment fails and/or electrical service is interrupted.

Working Conditions

Shift Work, Overtime, Weekend Work

Frequent travel

Work environment ranges from indoors to outside in varying degrees of heat and cold weather conditions

Emergency situations may require working at night and in inclement weather

Subject to confined spaces, (manholes, vaults, etc.)

Subject to periodic call-out duty and subject to second and third shift schedules

Information provided by you, the applicant, in accordance with this job posting may be used, and, if applicable, your former employer(s) will be contacted for purposes of Duke Energy's safety performance history investigation. You have the right to review the information provided by your previous employer(s); the right to have errors in any collected information corrected in the event such information is incorrect, and the right to have your prior employer(s) re-send corrected information to Duke Energy. You also have the right to submit a rebuttal statement regarding any alleged erroneous information. In the event you have a DOT- regulated prior employment history and wish to review your previous employer-provided investigated information, you may submit a written request to Duke Energy either when: applying; or, if hired, no later than thirty (30) days after your start date with the Company; or within thirty (30) days of you having been notified that you will not be hired by Duke Energy. Duke Energy will provide you a response within five (5) business days of having received your written request. In the event Duke Energy has not yet received the requested information from your previous employer(s), the five (5) business day response time shall begin upon Duke Energy's receipt of the requested safety performance history. If you submit a request for your safety performance history but do not make arrangements to pick up or receive such requested records within thirty (30) days of Duke Energy making such information available to you, you waive your request. Qualifications: Basic/Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED

Valid driver's license

Ability to stand a minimum of 5-6 hours; may be on ground, in a bucket on a line truck, or at the top of a distribution pole

Ability to sit for a minimum of 2-3 hours; may be driving a truck or sitting in a manhole or an underground vault

Ability to move frequently to unload equipment and to install/maintain/repair equipment

Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

Ability to push/pull weights up to 75 pounds

Ability to frequently climb or use authorized equipment to reach various heights and breadths

Ability to frequently and repetitively bend/stoop/squat

Ability to differentiate between colors (color vision)

Manual dexterity to operate small hand tools, turn small knobs, etc.

Desired Qualifications

Completion of a Duke Energy Sponsored Qualified Event (Line Worker Information Session)

Military experience

Certificate from Lineman’s Training School

Specific Requirements

DOT Certification

DOT Physical

Respirator Clearance

This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

Work schedule requires working various shifts as business needs arise

Position has on-call responsibilities as scheduled and generally available at others times as needed, demonstrate the ability to work independently, and to work all hours as needed, day or night, weekends or holidays, and in all weather conditions to perform work required during planned and emergency outages

Requires ability to travel and stay overnight to various locations and work extended hours to assist in major storm restoration

Must live within 30 road miles of hiring operations center. Relocation is at the expense of the applicant.

Ability to successfully complete the Construction Skills and Trades Test (CAST) & Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

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Distribution Line & Service Technician Helper (Rockingham) Duke Energy Corporation - Rockingham, NC, United States


Location: Rockingham, NC

Company Profile:
Duke Energy makes life better for millions of people every day by providing electric and gas services in a sustainable way – affordable, reliable and clean. We are the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.2 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 57,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.