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City of Fairburn
The Journeyman Electric Lineman is responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing, and servicing the electrical system and distribution power lines for the City of Fairburn. Reports to the Electric Superintendent.
SCHEDULE: Normal operation hours are Monday – Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, with varied nights, weekends, and on-call duty, as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and completion of a recognized three-year apprenticeship program supplemented by six (6) years of related journeyman lineman electrical linework experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Licenses or Certifications:
Possess and maintain a valid Georgia class A (CDL) license. Must possess or obtain (within 6 months) certification as an Integrated Transmission System Operator through MEAG Power.
Requires an acceptable general background check to include a local and state criminal history check and an acceptable driving record. This position is deemed safety-sensitive and is subject to random alcohol and controlled substance testing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The work is moderate work which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force. Work requires regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Work is performed in an outdoor environment. Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, toxic agents, disease, or pathogenic substances. May be required to work outside regularly scheduled hours and be available for emergency and/or pre-arranged work when called upon.
The City of Fairburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss accommodations with the employer.p >