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  • HVT Distribution Lineman Apprentice

    Job Locations US-TX-Alice
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-4520
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Electrican
  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.  Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

     

    As an Apprentice Lineman, you will provide skilled craftsmanship for maintenance and installation of electrical systems.

    Responsibilities

    • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
    • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
    • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
    • Installs, repairs, and maintains motors, transformers, generators, lights, appliances, circuits, wiring, and other electrical system equipment and components in compliance with electrical codes, standards, and regulations
    • Studies plans, drawings, specifications, and work orders to determine work requirement and sequence of repairs and/or installations
    • Repairs and maintains high voltage systems
    • Organizes work by receiving and studying work orders; gathering tools and supplies
    • Reading prints, layout work and installing new service
    • Repairs electrical problems by replacing faulty parts and components
    • Maintains electrical systems by conducting system tests; completing preventive maintenance requirements
    • Keeps supplies ready by placing orders
    • Maintains safe work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with codes
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications
    • Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    • All other duties as assigned
    • All team members are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:
        • Cooperate with others when in a team environment
        • Accept direction from supervisors
        • Follow work rules and procedures
        • Punctual and consistent attendance
        • Accept constructive feedback

    Qualifications

    • Must be able to speak and understand English, ability to speak Spanish is a plus
    • Requires some ability to read plans
    • Ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external constituencies from varied and diverse backgrounds, including line and executive staff, person representing industry, corporate, government, and community based organizations
    • Able to adapt communication style to the speaker and possess a high degree of active listing skills
    • Must demonstrate emotional intelligence; being aware of the motions of self and others
    • Must be able to operate equipment such as: table saws, radial arm saws, belt & disc sanders, drill presses, fall protection equipment, rigging and form systems
    • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk crouch, kneel, climb and periodically lift up to 50 lbs
    • Must be able to operate equipment such as: table saw, radial arm saws, belt & disc sanders, drill presses, fall protection equipment, rigging and form systems
    • Strong teamwork orientation
    • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
    • Detail orientation

     

    Education

    • A high school diploma or GED is preferred
    • Trade or technical school certification/diploma is required
    • Apprentice aptitude test is required
    • Project specific training is required
    • Minimum of two years Hot Distribution experience Required
    • Current driver’s license

     

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