Utilities Service, LLC Substation Journeyperson Electrical Technician- ULCS Region 101 in Baltimore, Maryland

Substation Journeyperson Electrical Technician- ULCS Region 101

(AKA Journeyman Substation Technician, Substation Lineman, Substation Mechanics, Substation Electricians)

We are currently seeking a Journeyperson Electrical Substation Technician to join our team working with Utility Lines Construction Services, Inc. in our Substation Construction Department.

We offer excellent opportunity for career-minded individuals that want to be a part of our team. Our goal is to provide a safe work environment for all our employees to perform quality work with our many clients. Our employees share in Productivity and Safety Incentive programs. We have an excellent compensation package that includes per diem allowance for employees that travel over 50 miles to and from work, health/dental/vision benefits, paid life insurance, short/long term disability, matching 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and paid vacation. Flame Retardant clothing is provided for all employees at no cost to them. There is also an annual work boot allowance.

Our company performs work from North Carolina to Delaware. Many projects have immediate openings. Our home office is located in Dundalk, Maryland, but our clients are located in the Mid-Atlantic Region. We offer year round employment with a company that values the team approach toward building quality projects. If you are looking for career advancement and you are a goal-oriented person that wants to work for a company that values safety, and appreciates good employees, contact us today.

Essential Functions

  • Construction, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical substations and switchyards.

  • Works in various types of Substations with voltages from 15kV to 500kV.

  • Below grade and above grade conduit / raceway installation.

  • Below grade and above grade grounding installation.

  • Assembly & installation of Steel Structures.

  • Installation of aluminum bus and strain bus.

  • Installation and maintenance of high voltage circuit breakers, disconnect switches, voltage transformers, potential transformers, capacitor banks.

  • Installation of secondary wiring, control enclosure work and relay panel installations.

  • Applicants with experience in foundation installation are preferred.

  • Follows all safety guidelines.

  • Works around hazardous equipment.

  • Works around excessive noise from machines, jackhammers and other equipment, with proper hearing protection.

  • Works at varying heights above ground, in manholes, and/or in confined spaces with proper Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.

  • Must understand basic operations of electrical utility transmission & distribution systems.

  • Must understand electrical hazards associated with transmission and distribution voltage substation construction.

  • Must understand safe work practices and safe work clearances and have the ability to identify potential hazards for all employees.

  • Must be proficient in all phases of Substation construction.

  • Must have the ability to work independently as well as lead a small group apprentices as necessary.

  • Must have the ability to safely & effectively operate trenchers, skid steers, backhoes, excavators, forklifts, man lifts, boom trucks and hydraulic cranes in close proximity of electrical equipment.

  • Must be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing mentally/physically demanding work.

  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights of up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to wear PPE as necessary.

  • Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.

  • Must be capable of pulling, pushing, bending, stooping and kneeling on a frequent basis.

  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard ten (10) hour day according to the schedule. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. as necessary.

  • All applicants must have a valid driver’s license and those with a CDL will be given preference.

  • Must have transportation to and from the show up location.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Must be able to pass a background check and a motor vehicle records check.

  • Must be able to wear all PPE as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

Rarely = less than 10%:

Occasionally = up to 33%:

Frequently = up to 66%:

Continuously = 67% to 100%:

Activity:

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Standing

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Seeing

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Walking

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Reading

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Sitting

x

Reaching

x

Stooping

x

Range of Motion

x

Kneeling

x

Hearing – Speech Range

x

Squatting

x

Depth Perception

x

Body Twisting

x

Color Vision

x

Crawling

x

Lifting

x

Sense of Touch

x

Carrying

x

Manual Dexterity

x

Pushing

x

Speaking Clearly

x

Pulling

x

Seeing Distant

x

Climbing Ladders

x

Climbing On/Off Truck

x

Climbing Stairs

x

Climbing Poles

x

Balancing

x

Gripping

x

Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

x

Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

x

Lifting Up to 50 lbs.

x

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.