Line Technician 2nd Class
Company: SECO Energy
Posted on: May 28, 2023
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
Line Technician 2nd Class
R&O T&D Operations
T&D Line Supervisor
850 North Howey Rd
Groveland FL 34736
4872 Southwest 60th Avenue
Ocala FL 34474
293 South US Highway 301
Summerville FL 33585
Hourly: $35.36 - $40.67
For Internal - Tuesday, April 4, 2023 through Thursday, April 13, 2023
External-Until Filled **
# of Vacancies:
* For Internal applicants only: Per Section 8.4 of the Labor agreement, "When a job becomes open in classifications except at the entry level, the Cooperative shall post a notice of the job openings for a seven (7) working day period. Employees who desire to be considered for assignments to said openings shall notify Human Resources in writing within the above-described time limit." Please apply in Jobvite.
- SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative serving over 200,000 families and businesses across seven counties in
Central Florida, making SECO Energy the third largest electric co-op in Florida and the sixth largest in the nation.
- SECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, genetics or individuals with disabilities, or protected veteran status.
- After conclusion of posting date for Internals, qualified employees will be considered on an equal basis with external applicants **This posting will be closed and no longer available to receive applications upon the discretion of SECO Energy.
General Purpose of Job
This position will assist skilled technicians in the installation, maintenance, removal, and repair of equipment on energized and de-energized overhead or underground distribution facilities; drive and operate line vehicles as well as assist in stocking trucks with tools, parts, and equipment in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner.
Minimum Required Qualifications and Competencies
The following includes the minimum job requirements and essential duties for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some job requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
High School or GED
Diploma or GED
Line apprenticeship training or other related continuing education required for progression in classification.
Continuing education in electricity.
Two years progressive experience in the construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, installation/removal of equipment on overhead and underground distribution electric facilities with a distribution electric utility or related industry.
To ensure timely response to Call outs, must live within 40 miles radius from the assigned reporting location. Employees who live more than a 40-mile radius from their assigned reporting location must relocate within 6 months of employment.
All employees living within the thirty (30) mile radius and are subject to call-outs, are expected to meet the one (1) hour response requirement as stated in Article 10.5. Those employees living over thirty (30) miles but no more than forty (40) miles and subject to call-outs will be required to report within ninety (90) minutes. Regardless of the living distance, employees that are on-call and provided with a SECO vehicle are required to respond within forty-five (45) minutes as detailed in Article 10.5.
Valid Florida Class A Commercial driver's license without air brakes restriction for regular driving privileges of cooperative vehicles; must have and maintain an acceptable driving record as determined by the Cooperative.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Verification: The above qualifications and competencies for this position may be verified through a combination of education, experience, interview questions and technical skills exercise(s).
Essential Duties and responsibilities
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.
While receiving supervision, perform the following duties to include, but not limited to:
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by or those an employee encounters to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
pole climbing equipment of 350 pounds loaded weight; physical ability is required to lift up to 75 lbs. shoulder-height and above; occasionally push and pull weight in excess of 50 lbs.; climb and work off of poles, ladders and other structures that may be 40 to 110 ft. high; work in and around energized lines with supervision; work long hours in adverse weather conditions with frequent and continuous standing/walking and occasional sitting; walk on uneven terrain that may involve wet, rocky or muddy conditions; bend, stoop, squat, crouch, crawl, get in and out of vehicles, twist and kneel; balance, reach, operate controls with hands; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position has extensive driving and field work and is required to climb poles and work at elevated heights; physical strength and ability to do strenuous manual work under varying weather conditions; wear specialized protective or safety equipment; operate heavy machines and equipment, power and hand tools. Work performed is in close proximity to hot line construction and maintenance of energized conductors and is occasionally exposed to inclement weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places or confined spaces.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
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