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Power Lineman

Fairbanks, Alaska
None - Electrical

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Fairbanks is a close-knit community with a diverse history.  There is an abundance of wildlife in the area and easy access to year-around outdoor activities.  These include boating, general aviation, hiking, hunting, fishing, skiing, 4-wheeling, dog sledding and snow-machining.  The university in the area offers continuing education opportunities, cultural activities and provides a center for the community to connect.

Job Description

Assist in the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, inspection & removal of electrical distribution facilities, including substations and services

Drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment

Serve as a member of a line crew responsible for maintenance and repair of both overhead and underground electrical distribution systems

Provide standby electrical coverage within published response times as required by company contracts

Maintain Class B commercial driver’s license 

Maintain Journeyman Lineman Certificate of Fitness issued by the State of Alaska.

Primarily outdoor work in temperature ranges from +90F to -60F for extended periods throughout the year

Power linemen are represented by the IBEW

Qualifications

Class B commercial driver’s license 

Journeyman Lineman Certificate of Fitness issued by the State of Alaska

Ability to analyze electrical systems and select a safe course of action to determine causes of power outages

Journeyman level of knowledge for High Voltage Electrical/Lineman duties.

Knowledge of airfield lighting system, street lighting system and traffic lighting

Ability to climb poles and work at heights of 70 (+/-) feet

Working knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code and OSHA

Able to perform technical inspections of electrical work accomplished by in-house personnel or contractors

Able to work outside in extreme environmental conditions such as cold, wind, snow and rain

Operate in a safe, journeyman manner

Ability to work well with other employees

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