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American Electric Power.

Line Mechanic-D or C

American Electric Power. - Logan, WV

TitleLine Mechanic-D or CJob DescriptionLine Mechanic DAssist in performing work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal, and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities, drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment. All job duties apply to overhead and underground equipment and facilities. Assist with the assembly, installation, maintenance, removal and competently inspect underground facilities, conductors, fixtures, structures and other associated equipment on de-energized and grounded overhead and underground facilities under direct or immediate supervision. Climb poles, towers and ladders and demonstrate evidence of being at ease above ground level during the performance of work tasks. Demonstrate the ability to competently perform Ground person duties under immediate or direct supervision. Assist with loading, unloading, handling, maintaining, installing and removing poles, towers and structures. During the first six months in this classification, the employee must demonstrate the ability to operate Company equipment, climb poles and structures, and work on de-energized conductors and equipment. Also, under immediate supervision of a higher classification, may work secondary voltage up to 260 volts. After six months in this classification, under general supervision may work on conductors and equipment energized up to 260 volts, and may also work higher secondary voltages under immediate supervision of a higher classification. Assemble and install Line Material and hardware under direct or immediate supervision Use and store hand lines, tie knots and demonstrate a basic working knowledge with ropes and rigging equipment inspection and use. Splice primary and secondary overhead wires using the proper tools, hardware and equipment (including crimping and compression tools). Inspect and maintain tools, equipment and work area in a safe, clean and orderly fashion Identify, inspect, use and maintain all classes of rubber gloves and sleeves(PIPE), and insulating blankets, hoses and covers(IPE). Inspect, maintain, organize, operate and stock company vehicles, equipment and tools. Perform housekeeping duties as assigned. Report irregularities and abnormal conditions. Safely execute pole top rescue process Protect or control work area. Set and remove barricades, flags, signs, cones and associated equipment. Maintain accurate records and submit accurate reports as required. Correctly read and record information and registered readings on analog or digital Kilowatt-hour meters Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned.Line Mechanic CPerform work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal, and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities, drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment. All job duties apply to overhead and underground equipment and facilities. The Line Mechanic C builds upon the skills, abilities and knowledge learned as a Line Mechanic D (or equivalent). Assemble, install, maintain, remove and competently inspect underground facilities, conductors, fixtures, structures and other associated equipment on de-energized and grounded overhead and underground facilities under immediate or general supervision. During the first six months in this classification, shall be capable of working on conductors and equipment energized up to 260 volts under general supervision. Assist with work on conductors and equipment energized at secondary voltages to 600 volts under immediate supervision of higher classification. After six months in this classification, shall be capable of working on conductors and equipment energized up to 600 volts under general supervision. Use volt-amp meters, ground meggers, continuity testers and other electrical test equipment associated with line work on voltages up to 600 volts. Apply various kinds of insulating protective equipment on facilities energized only at voltage qualified to work on. Under direct supervision, the employee may operate cutouts, line switches, reclosers, and other sectionalizing devices, refuse line and transformer devices, test de-energized lines and equipment, and place or remove grounds. During this time frame, the employee may progress from direct supervision to immediate and finally general supervision as skill level dictates. Build and erect equipment mountings (such as regulator and transformer platforms) and build overhead transformer installations. Conduct proper tagging procedures while performing switching of energized circuits Perform inspection and trouble-shooting of lines. Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned. Direct the work of employees assigned to assist.Auto req ID17335BRRelocationNo LocationLogan, WV Job TypeFull-Time Job CategoryEnergy/Utilities Minimum RequirementsLine Mechanic DEducation: High school diploma or GED Experience: No experience required Licenses/Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license. Employee shall obtain appropriate licensing as required by federal and/or state law prior to the end of the designated probationary period. Must acquire CDL beginners permit within 60 days.Line Mechanic CEducation: High school diploma or GED Experience: Minimum of 1 year work experience as Line Mechanic D or the equivalent experience as determined by the Company Licenses/Certifications: Valid Class A CDL is requiredSuccessful candidate must live within a 30 minute safe driving distance of the North Charleston Service Center.

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Line Mechanic-D or C American Electric Power. - Logan, WV, United States

   

Location: Logan, WV

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At AEP, we dedicate ourselves to providing reliable, affordable service and shareholder value, with a continued focus on safety.