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Line Mechanic 1/C, 2/C Acceptable (546) in Auburn, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

Location - Auburn

New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG)
STATEWIDE POSTING

Job Title: Line Mechanic 1/C, 2/C Acceptable
# Of Openings: 1
 

Responsibilities

1. Under directive supervision does the most complicated construction and maintenance work on energized
conductors, structures and equipment.
2. Must be able to make all types of polyphase transformer installations; do phasing and phase rotation on
polyphase circuits; do distribution and transmission switching and sectionalizing when required; trace and clear
grounds and opens on series circuits.
3. May be required to install instrument transformers; install, remove, connect or disconnect electric and/or gas
meters and services.
4. Performs other related and less skilled work as directed, including operation of transportation equipment.
5. Directs work of other Linemen or Groundmen assisting him. (See Memorandum governing bonus pay for Chief
Line and Lineman 1/C assigned additional supervisory responsibility dated 9/29/68.)

Skills and Requirements

1. Should have had at least three years' experience as Second-Class Lineman or its equivalent, as evidenced by an
appropriate test.
2. Able to perform routine operations of moderate complexity and variety based on detailed instructions. Equivalent
to about two years of high school.
3. Good working knowledge of Company's line practices and standards.
4. Good working knowledge of the layout and characteristics of the distribution and transmission lines in the area to
which he is assigned.
5. Must have working knowledge of electrical fundamentals as related to transmission and distribution construction
and maintenance.
6. Must be familiar with Company's Safety Rules, approved methods of resuscitation on or off the ground, and able
to render practical First Aid.
7. Must be able to qualify for automobile operator's license.

Physical Qualifications:
1. Normal health, physique and use of senses as indicated by passing the required physical
examination given by a Company physician, including color perception.
2. Strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.

Personal Qualifications:
1. Must be willing to work irregular and/or extra hours as required.
2. Must be willing to work under unusual or special working conditions and surroundings, as well as the normal
working conditions pertaining to this job.
3. Must be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.

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