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MidAmerican Energy Company..

Line Mechanic Apprentice - 1st Phase

MidAmerican Energy Company.. - Bettendorf, IA

Line Mechanic Apprentice - 1st Phase','1701459','!*!Under general supervision, works alone or with a crew to install and maintain electric distribution and transmission systems. Includes all overhead, underground facilities and other utilities, which includes installing, but not connecting gas pipe. Performs the duties of Electric Service Technician, Utility Operator and Meter Utility Person.

Typical Duties

Performs all work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, their fellow employees and the public from injury.

Installs, changes, transfers, moves and removes poles, poles line hardware, guys, transformers, lightning arresters, streetlight equipment, electrical cable, gas pipe, cross-arms, energized conductors, insulators, conduit, capacitor bank controls and any and all forms of electrical material and accessories utilized in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric circuits. 

Installs, uses and removes protective equipment and devices on energized electric circuits of all voltages. Works with hot line tools on circuits. Performs work on energized circuits of all voltages.

Performs steel tower structural work including the erection and removal and repair of steel towers and electrical equipment used in connection therewith.

Works with electrical instruments such as voltmeters, ammeters, fault locators, etc. Reads meters.

Operates switches and cutouts in transmission and distribution circuits.

Patrols transmission and distribution circuits as assigned. Inspects poles and towers, making climbing inspections of conductors and equipment.

Drives truck and is responsible for truck, tools, and equipment carried thereon.

Must be familiar with and capable of operating all types of equipment associated with the work being performed. 

Locates underground gas and electric facilities in conjunction with their work. Additionally, performs locates where no Locator/Leak Surveyors exist.

Contacts property owners on tree trimming matters. Performs minor tree trimming, cutting brush, removing line detriments to the extent necessary in performance of regular duties. 

Responsible for completing written reports on fieldwork and proper accounting for materials and time associated with each job. 

Performs public contacts when necessary.

Leads, trains and instructs employees in their work including switching.

Installs, removes, changes and turns on or off existing meters of the following classes:

Sets voltage recording devices

Single and three phase self-contained meters through Class 320

Network meters through Class 320

Changes bill group on demand meters as needed. (Note: This does not include meter types or situations that require programming for installation)

Performs duties in Company and customer substations to restore service and perform diagnostics to include:  switching, analyzing and communicating relay targets, amp readings, voltage readings, breaker/recloser count or values, voltage regulator information, load tap changer information and similar work to restore service.  Operates substation equipment to include:  open/close breakers and reclosers, operate load tap changers and voltage regulator controls, install fuses and similar work to restore service as well as other operations consistent with training and ability.','!*!

Class “A” CDL required

Pipeline/Hwy Alcohol & Drug Testing

CIP certification

High school diploma or equivalency

Six month power line school or one year of line experience

Residency - State of Iowa or surrounding statesEmployees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.','Electric Distribution/Service','IA-Bettendorf','','Electric Delivery','Full time','$27.92','Line Mechanic Apprentice - 1st Phase

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MidAmerican Energy Company..


Line Mechanic Apprentice - 1st Phase MidAmerican Energy Company.. - Bettendorf, IA, United States


Location: Bettendorf, IA

Company Profile:
MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company is a global leader in the production, transportation and delivery of energy from a variety of fuel sources, including coal, natural gas, wind, hydro, solar, nuclear, geothermal and biomass.