NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Journeyman Lineman in HELENA, Montana
Req. #2720. NorthWestern Energy is seeking a Journeyman Lineman, Helena, MT. The Journeyman Lineman performs power line installation, maintenance, and service work. The lineman must be able to work as a person in charge as a leadsman or foreman. As a Foreman or Leadsman they may oversee all aspects of a project; including safety, paperwork, planning, coordinating with engineers, and documenting equipment used.GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Journeyman Lineman Certification Required. valid Commercial driver's license and satisfactory driving record. First Aid/CPR Certification. Bucket truck and pole top rescue certification. Commitment to safe working practices and knowledge of safety policies/procedures. Demonstrate and maintain a good safety record. Act as a leadsman or foreman as needed. Adapt to technological changes as they are implemented.DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics. Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives. Communicate verbally and understand audible signals in emergency/safety situations. Troubleshoot electrical outages, power quality and complete installation and maintenance work related to all aspects of electric distribution systems. Perform rubber gloving work for safely working with primary/high-voltage and low-voltage lines and equipment. Install and retire overhead and underground electric lines. Perform sustained work at heights including ladder work, climbing and working from poles, and bucket work. Frame, install, or replace poles. Maintain lines and support structures in substations; erect steel to replace or increase size of substation structures as needed. Operate heavy equipment including diggers, trenchers, back hoes, and bucket trucks. Remove tree limbs near electric lines. Work overtime outside of scheduled hours, participating in either call out availability or an on-call rotation schedule, in response to acute and/ or planned service needs. Complete documentation for project planning and completion. Assume leadership role in response to emergency situations. Interact with the public. Act as a leadsman or foreman as needed. PCB tests/clean up as required by OSHA. Respond from home to primary work location within 15 minutes. Individually lift and manipulate needed equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.WAGES: $44.18 (Per CBA). BENEFITS: Yes. DAYS/HOURS: Regular Full-time.