Please apply if you would like to be considered for an Overhead Electrical Troubleshooter role with ComEd in 2017. You will be contacted when we have a confirmed date for the next Overhead Electrical Specialist School.
ComEd – An Exelon Company, and its nearly 6,000 employees are responsible for maintaining more than 78,000 miles of power lines that make up the electric transmission and distribution system in Northern Illinois. ComEd, headquartered in Chicago, serves approximately 70 percent of Illinois' population - about 9 million people - in a service territory that spans 11,400 square miles. Locations in Northern Illinois including Chicago and surrounding suburbs.We are currently seeking journeyman linemen as Overhead Electrical Specialist/Troubleshooter. In this position you will restore service, perform maintenance and construction work, and perform switching operations on the transmission and distribution systems; instruct and train an Overhead Electrician when assigned to assist; assign and coordinate work so as to properly safeguard employees, the public, and the property of customers and the Company; and perform related work as assigned.
Candidates must have at least 3.5 years of Journeyman Overhead Lineman experience with a thorough understanding of operating and construction standards.
Successful completion of the EEI CAST Test
Successful completion of a technical and behavioral interview
Ability to successfully climb a 40ft utility pole
Chicago, IL. ComEd operates in Northern Illinois with offices across the territory.
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