Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) is one of the largest electricity delivery and natural gas companies in the mid-Atlantic region. More than 1.8 million customers in Washington D.C., Delaware, Maryland, and New Jersey depend on PHI for their electricity and natural gas needs.
We are seeking a Lineperson to join the staff at our various New Jersey locations.
Experience demonstrating skill performing construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground dead or energized conductors, structures and equipment.
Experience demonstrating skill installing, testing and maintaining electrical equipment (for example, regulators, reclosures, capacitors, transformers, electric meters).
Experience demonstrating skill performing load and voltage tests on conductors and equipment.
Knowledge of fundamentals of electricity related to the construction, maintenance and operation of distribution and transmission lines and equipment.
Experience demonstrating skill installing and maintaining underground and overhead electrical systems.
Experience demonstrating skill performing switching, grounding and tagging procedures.
Experience demonstrating skill operating:
-construction equipment such as, but not limited to, aerial lifts, digger derricks, cranes, trenchers, backhoes, shovels, puller tensioners, tracked vehicles and forklifts;
-cable locating and electrical test equipment; and
-hand and power tools.
Experience demonstrating skill directing/training others (for example, linemen apprentices).
Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments including outdoors in all weather conditions, on or around energized electrical equipment, in confined spaces, underground and in noisy and dirty environments with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Ability and willingness to perform physically challenging tasks for extended periods of time (for example, entering/exiting manholes, climbing poles and structures, scaffolding, bending, twisting, kneeling, crawling, pulling/pushing, standing, walking, and squatting).
Ability and willingness to work at various locations as required.
Ability and willingness to work overtime, alternative/various shifts, holidays and weekends as required.
Ability and willingness to comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (for example, substance abuse testing, satisfactory driving record).
Ability and willingness to adhere to federal, state, local and company safety regulations in addition to PHI's policies and values.
Ability and willingness to apply resuscitation on or off ground and be able to render practical first aid as required.
Must live a reasonable distance from the District Office.
Must pass qualification tests.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must possess a Class A CDL and medical card OR be able to obtain each within 6 months of entry into the position.
Must have completed a Lineman Apprenticeship or currently be at the level of a 1st Class Journeyman Lineman OR possess a journeyman card.
Must successfully pass a Criminal History Background Check which consists of a 7-year criminal records check for felony convictions.
Must successfully pass a Medical Screening to include a Drug Test.
Experience demonstrating skill performing excavation, conduit installation, simple concrete work (e.g., break up concrete) and/or painting of electrical equipment.
Experience demonstrating skill trimming trees and/or brush from right of ways.
Pepco Holdings, an Exelon Company, is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of characteristics protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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