• HVT T-Journeyman Distribution Lineman

    Job Locations US-TX-Alice
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/4/2018 6:43 PM)
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  • 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 a Journeyman Lineman, you will safely perform all associated tasks with the construction and maintenance of all overhead and underground facilities.


    • Conduct Job Task Safety Analysis (JTSA) as required
    • Perform work in a safe manner on energized and de-energized distribution systems
    • Safely install and remove cover up material
    • Able to string, sag, and dead-end conductor
    • Pole/tower climbing using fall protection systems
    • Understands procedures to safely dig holes in the presence of underground utilities
    • Ability to safely set/replace poles (wooden, steel, concrete) on an energized distribution system
    • Safely perform a re-conductor job
    • Understand minimum approach distances
    • Capable of properly inspecting rubber goods, cover materials, and PPE
    • Safely operate a digger derrick and bucket truck
    • Inspect and maintain company equipment, and trucks in safe working order
    • Safely install and remove mechanical jumpers
    • Experienced to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit
    • Understand safe heavy lifting and rigging procedures
    • This job description is not intended to be all=inclusive.  Employee may perform other related 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


    • Must be able to work long hours
    • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift up to 50 lbs
    • Must be able to work at heights and/or confined space
    • Expected to work outside frequently in all weather conditions




    Education and Experience Requirements


    • 4 years experience in the line industry as an apprentice lineman
    • 2 years experience in energy distribution
    • 1 year of related experience preferred
    • Must possess a class A or B Commercial Driver’s License 


    Benefits include: Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K



    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law


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