Line Mechanic C - A
Company: American Electric Power
Location: Mc Camey
Posted on: November 19, 2021
NOTE: This position is posted in a range and an offer will be made
based on the candidate's experience and qualifications. Minimum
Hourly Rate - Line Mechanic C-$30.00, Line Mechanic B-$34.50, Line
In addition the position can be located in either of the towns:
Rankin, Irran, Crane and Big Lake, Texas.
Perform 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).
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS are listed below:
1. Assemble, install, maintain, remove and competently inspect
overhead, and underground facilities including conductors, cables,
transformers, fixtures, structures and other associated equipment
under immediate or general supervision as skill level dictates.
- After completion of C-100, or equivalent experience, shall be
competent to perform work 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 completion of C100, or equivalent experience, test,
de-energize and ground URD cable, Splice and terminate URD cable,
and troubleshoot, repair and energize URD cable and equipment under
immediate or general supervision as skill level dictates.
- After completion of C-200, or equivalent experience, shall be
capable of working on conductors and equipment energized up to 600
volts under general supervision.
- Use volt meters, amp meters, ground meggers, continuity testers
and other electrical test equipment associated with line work on
voltages up to 600 volts.
- After completion of C-200, or equivalent experience, may cover
up stationary tied in (cannot transfer) primary conductors and
equipment under direct supervision as skill level dictates.
- After completion of C-300, or equivalent experience, may cover
up, transfer or move primary conductors and equipment under direct
supervision as skill level dictates.
- After completion of C-400, or equivalent experience, perform
the same duties as outlined in the B classification during the
first TWELVE MONTHS. (Wording from LMB description - During the
first twelve months in this classification (LMB) assist with work
on energized lines, cables and equipment. During this time frame,
the employee should progress from direct supervision to immediate
supervision as skill level dictates. Also, shall be capable of
replacing fuses and operate switching and sectionalizing devices
energized at any voltage when working under general
supervision.).2. Build and erect equipment mountings (such as
regulator and transformer platforms) and build overhead transformer
3. Conduct proper tagging procedures while performing switching of
4. Perform inspection and trouble-shooting of lines.
5. Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned.
6. Direct the work of employees assigned to assist.
7. Complete Monthly Apprentice Cards and submit to local
supervision for review .
The following reference is provided as a guideline for persons
responsible for directing the duties and responsibilities of
assigned personnel, to assist in the safety and development of
employees, and is not intended to limit assignment of work or the
degree of supervision under all operating conditions:
DIRECT SUPERVISION - When a qualified person is working
with/hands-on with the person performing the designated task.
Education: High school diploma or GED
Experience: Minimum of one year distribution electrical power line
work experience, OR one year of related line experience defined as:
successful completion of a one year electrical power line school
certificate plus a minimum of 16 weeks internship or distribution
electrical power line experience, or an Associate degree from an
electrical power line school which includes a minimum of 16 weeks
internship or distribution electrical power line experience.
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Class A CDL is required
1) Shall have performed the duties of and have all the
qualifications of Line Mechanic D or the equivalent and shall
qualify through demonstration, examination and/or performance
appraisal as determined by the Company.
2) Must have the ability and desire to acquire the necessary
knowledge and skills to perform the duties and/or responsibilities
of the key job (Line Mechanic A) in this family and be qualified
through demonstration, examination and/or performance appraisal as
determined by the Company.
3) Must acquire within such time frame as determined by the
Company, the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the
next higher classification in the line of progression, or vacate
the current job classification.
4) A physical abilities assessment is also required for this
Physical demand level is Heavy
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