Line Worker 1/C in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

• Safely performs all types of transmission and distribution pole line work, including climbing poles, installing or

maintaining crossarms, pins, insulators, wires and cable, transformers, cutouts, lightning arrestors, and related


• Works on energizes lines and equipment in accordance with Company’s Distribution and/or Transmission

Standards and Safety Regulations.

• Assumes the responsibility of emergency duty with a minimum of supervision and directs the activities of lower

rated workers. Sharing the standby requirements of the area.

• Prepares and keeps such records as may be necessary and performs other appropriate work as may be


Job Requirements

• Must have a High School Diploma or GED

• Must have completed a line worker progression program and achieved the level of Line worker 1/C

• Must be able to obtain a valid CT Class A driver's license and have a good record of safe driving. Is subject to the

Company random drug and alcohol testing policy.

• Must practice Company safety policies and procedures.

• Have the ability to use ordinary arithmetic to interpret drawings, sketches, written instructions, work orders, wiring

diagrams, and layouts.

• Use electrical measuring and testing instruments and wire gauges. Have knowledge of electrical principles and

Utility Code requirements for power and lighting distribution.

• Have the ability to construct, maintain, operate, and repair and overhead electric distribution system.

• Must be able to use of judgment and exhibit responsibility in planning, performing, and making decisions as to the

sequence of set-ups, operations to install, operate, test and maintain low and high voltage power and lighting

distribution lines from the substation outgoing breaker to the customer’s premises.

• Ability to climb and work off of poles at various heights

• Ability to work irregular hours and respond to emergency call-in assignments.

• Ability to use physical strength to perform required tasks in all weather conditions.

• Must be capable of performing all the essential functions of the classification.

This opportunity will offer:

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of

41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified

individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination

against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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