Title:  Helper Line Worker-Mechanic, Constr & Maint II

Date:  Jan 11, 2022
Entergy New Orleans, LLC

Posting End Date: 01/21/2022 

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Job Summary/Purpose

Construct, Build and Maintain OH/UG Electric Facilities Within the New Orleans Downtown Area

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Working in small enclosed spaces for extended periods of time.

Working below ground in energized electric manholes and transformer vaults.

Construct, Build and Maintain OH/UG Electric Facilities in the CBD with primary voltages ranging up to 34.5KV including but not limited to:

Installation, removal and maintenance of OH/UG primary line facilities and secondary services.

Installation of OH/UG transformers and the wiring of all types of transformer banks.

Troubleshooting cable faults and use of cable fault locating equipment.

Installation, operation and maintenance of equipment associated with secondary spot and grid networks such as network protectors, network transformers, and network relays.

Installation, operation and maintenance of primary voltage automatic transfer switches.

Driving of different sizes and types of trucks.

Operation of various pieces of equipment, such as Aerial Bucket and Digger Derrick Trucks.

Read and understand job prints, sketches, schematics and wiring diagrams.

Recognize material(s) and their function.

Be available for on call duty and emergency response.

 

Qualifications:

Required to have, or be able to obtain, a Class A Commercial Drivers License.

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 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.

Must live within 30 road miles of the work location.

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum experience required of the position

Louisiana (Non Bargaining)

Helper: 0 years’ experience required

Mechanic, Constr & Maint I: Completion of an accredited Lineworker Training program OR 1+ years of demonstrated lineworker experience required

Mechanic, Constr & Maint II: 3+ years demonstrated linework experience required

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

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 others. Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures. Ability to learn through classroom instruction, OJT and repetitive motions. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to 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.

 

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Must have valid drivers license

 

Company testing:

None

 

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 105159
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

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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