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Oilfield Lineman
Summary
Title:Oilfield Lineman
ID:1135
Department:Operations
Job Type:Full Time
Location:Texas
Description
POSITION: Oilfield Lineman
 
COMPANY/ DEPARTMENT: EMC (Electrical Maintenance and Construction)
 
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Non-exempt/ Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Oilfield Lineman is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de- energized overhead work
  • Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman
  • Strings overhead wire
  • Set poles and anchors
  • Installs transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear
  • Troubleshoots trouble in primary and secondary systems
  • Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment and tools in good working order
  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor
  • Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit
  • Must be familiar with induced voltage
  • Understands grounding procedures
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up
  • Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so
  • Must understand how to phase out a line using phasing sticks
  • Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order
  • Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser
  • Must be able to effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing
  • Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution power lines
  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers
  • Understands how to use a load bust tool
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather conditions

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 5 years of field experience
  • Previous oilfield experience and knowledge is preferred
  • High School Diploma/GED or higher level
  • Basic computer knowledge (Windows, email, internet, etc.)
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Reading skills (Basic instructional and technical information)
  • Previous outdoor, general labor experience preferred -OR-
  • An acceptable combination of education and experience
  • Must have clean driving record
  • Have -or be able to obtain- a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License - Class B minimum
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • This position requires walking, sitting or standing to a significant degree
  • Must have the ability to lift 70 pounds from floor to waist, carry 50 pounds, and push and/or pull up to 100 pounds
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and/or stairs
  • Stooping, crouching, kneeling and bending
  • Handling, feeling, and gripping would be required for some activities
  • Visual acuity is required to inspect work completed
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions
Electrical Maintenance and Construction, a subsidiary of Endeavor Energy Resources, LP, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in regards to race, color, creed, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, marital status or disability.  We comply with all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to employment and discrimination will not be tolerated.
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