Lineman Apprentice - Journeyman (Transmission)

Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 

Legal Entity: Entergy Arkansas, LLC 

 

* This position will be filled by Apprentice 1st Year through Journeyman Linemen based on the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. *

 

* This position has a 60-minute reporting requirement: the selected candidates must live within 60 minutes of the job site. *

 

BUSINESS UNIT:

This position is a Transmission function within the Asset Management group.

 

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Construct, Build and Maintain Overhead Transmission Line Electric Facilities with primary voltages ranging from 69KV-500 KV including but not limited to:
  • Driving of different sizes and types of trucks.
  • Operation of various pieces of equipment (Entergy owned and rental), including but not limited to Aerial Bucket, Cranes and Digger Derrick Trucks.
  • Perform transmission line hot sticking on energized lines.
  • Read and understand job prints and sketches.
  • Recognize material(s) and their function.
  • Setting and climbing of all sizes of poles.
  • Be available for emergency after hour response and participate in on call duty rotation.
  • Perform transmission line switching.
  • Perform transmission line EPZ grounding.
     

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Experience:

  • Apprentice 1st Year: 0 - 1 year of experience required.
  • Apprentice 2nd Year: 2 years of experience required.
  • Apprentice 3rd Year: 3 years of experience required.
  • Apprentice 4th Year: 4 years of experience required.
  • Journeyman Lineman: 5 years of experience required.
     

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use physical strength to perform required tasks in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work irregular hours and out of town assignments as required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to take and understand directives and complete tasks with limited supervision.
  • Ability to plan and lay out all work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to assume a lead role and direct the work of other linemen.
  • Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to learn through classroom instruction, OJT and repetitive motions.
  • Ability to climb and work off of poles of various heights.
  • Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to eliminate and or mitigate the hazards.
  • Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets.
  • Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement.
  • Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base.
  • Preferred:
    • Ability to work with others and maintain a positive attitude in extreme working situations and an ever-changing work environment.
    • Ability to converse with customers in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Must be committed to quality and a high level of service satisfaction and render first class service to all customers.
       

Any Certificates, Licenses, etc.:

  • A Class A CDL License.
  • Successful completion of EEI CAST testing.
  • Candidates selected to take the EEI CAST test will be invited via e-mail. *Please monitor your spam email.

 

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Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock Arkansas : Little Rock 
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status:
Nonexempt 
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: Arkansas Bargaining - Trans-A04
 
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 114944
Travel Percentage:50% to 75%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment.  Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

EEI Testing:

One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.


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