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Duke Energy Corporation

Line Technician-Journeyman (Florida Locations)

Duke Energy Corporation - Winter Garden, FL

More than a career - a chance to make a difference in peoples lives.

Build an exciting, rewarding career with us help us make a

difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke

Energy team, where youll find a friendly work environment,

opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work,

and competitive pay and benefits.

Duke Energy Florida is offering a $5,000.00 sign on bonus for this

position for new hires.

Lineman will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with

the construction and maintenance of all overhead and underground

facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds). Lineman

must be able to safely and efficiently troubleshoot and repair all

distribution circuits and equipment both overhead (OH) and underground

(UG). Lineman must be proficient in computer programs and able to

embrace new technology in the utility field.

Lineman may work alone or be assigned to work with one (1) person in a

lower classification (i.e.: Groundman and/or Apprentice) without

direct supervision of a Supervisor. Must be responsible for working

all jobs in accordance with company safety requirements, design

standards and work methods.

This position requires the ability to work extended hours (including

nights and weekends), work in inclement weather, and travel throughout

the system in cases of emergencies and/or storms to restore the


Lineman are required to live within 40 minutes of assigned Operating

Center on their first day of employment.

There are multiple locations in the Florida Delivery Operations

jurisdiction and locations are subject to change based on business

needs. The exact location will be determined at the time of offer

based on business needs.

This position requires successful completion of the Construction and

Skilled Trades Test (CAST) and Lineman Simulation Assessment Test


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


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

* Subject to periodic call-out duty and subject to second and third

shift schedules.

Successful candidates will be provided relocation assistance (if


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 Energys 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 Energys 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.

Basic Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent

* Must have a valid Class A CDL

* Must have completed a line specialist apprenticeship program or

equivalent training from a utility, utility contractor, or school.

* Must have a minimum of two years of verifiable work experience as

a Journeyman Class 1 or A level craft worker

Desired Qualifications:

* Knowledgeable in overhead and underground primary/secondary

distribution systems including troubleshooting

* Knowledgeable in line stringing equipment, digger derrick

operation, back-lot machine operation, and material handling

bucket operation

* Ability to provide leadership skills to include training of the

Groundman/Lineman Apprentice classifications

* Knowledge and operation of underground fault finding procedures

and equipment

* General problem solving skills

* Exhibit the capacity to safely lead job sites and work independent

of direct leadership

* Demonstrate superior verbal and written communication skills

* Provide high level of leadership and sets a positive example for

others to follow

* Ability to work in a diverse environment with individuals from

various socio-economic and cultural backgrounds

Job Specific Requirements:

* Must be able to demonstrate the ability to follow all OSHA Federal

Register work requirements that relate to the trade, to include

sections 1910.269 of OSHA electrical safety regulations

* Ability to respond 24/7 to emergent activities for restoration of

the Duke Energy distribution system

* Ability to lift and carry 75 lbs

* 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.

* Must be physically able to do all assigned tasks that relate to

line work while working from a pole with climbing gear, bucket

truck or while on the ground

* Must be proficient with live line maintenance, including the use

of hot sticks and gloving procedures

* Must be proficient in the use of fall restraint tools and


* Must possess climbing skills including the ability to completenon

accessible pole hardware replacement and transfers while in a

climbing mode

* Must be able to work in direct sunlight, inclement weather or at


* Must be able to demonstrate the ability to follow all OSHA Federal

Register work requirements that relate to the trade, to include

sections 1910.269 of OSHA electrical safety regulations

* Demonstrate competency and understanding of primary and secondary

covering with blankets, line hoses, hard-guard, etc.

* Full understanding of Lock-out/Tag-out procedures and practices

* Work schedule requires working various shifts as business needs


* 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 40 minutes of the assigned Operations Center

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)


Represented/Union Position

Main IBEW Florida Union

Visa Sponsored Position


Posting Expiration Date

Monday, May 14, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must

possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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Duke Energy Corporation


Line Technician-Journeyman (Florida Locations) Duke Energy Corporation - Winter Garden, FL, United States


Location: Winter Garden, FL

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.