Lineman Trainee (2) Providence, RI

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Lineman Trainee (2) Providence, RI

Post  admin on Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:31 am

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Lineman Trainee (2) - Providence, RI


$23.71 per hour
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Lineman Trainees are responsible for the construction, maintenance, and installation of high voltage transmission, catenary, and signal transmission systems.
Duties include attaching appurtenances, relocate lines away from existing lines, shift poles requiring new foundations, install anchors and foundations, shift under traffic, move poles with wires attached, splice existing appurtenances, and install new foundations and certain designated power lines and signal transmission systems.
Applicants must be able and willing to understand and apply safety rules, practice safe work habits, identify safety risks and avoid potentially risky behaviors and situations.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
WORK EXPERIENCE (preferred): •Basic climbing, rigging and lineman experience preferred. Basic mechanical aptitude and knowledge of hand tools. •Electronic/electrical background or education preferred. •Previous electric traction railroad experience preferred. •CDL License preferred
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license on the date of hire. Must obtain CDL license within 90 days of hire date. Must be able to perform heavy physical labor. Must be able to read and understand job information written in English.
Applicants must be able to perform basic mathematical computations including fractions and decimals. Ability to pass required training with written exams including two weeks of safety training and required department training modules over a 24-month period to progress to qualified lineman.
Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, safety boots, hard hats and reflective vests. Outside work with exposure to all weather conditions. Work at heights of 120 feet or more above the ground and in proximity of high tension lines, protect workmen and work equipment in proximity of high tension lines, catenary or apparatus and moving trains.
Operate company vehicles on an as needed basis in the performance of duties. 40-hour work weeks that may include variable shifts with overtime and work on rest days, holidays and weekends.
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must read, write & speak the English language clearly and have the ability to communicate using telephone and radio.
TRAVEL: Yes
**Preference will be given to local candidates**




Company Information
Name: National Passenger Railroad Corporation/Amtrak
Description: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (DBA Amtrak) us America's coast to coast passenger railroad system, providing transportation to millions of passengers each year.



Application Information
Instructions:
Mail Application To:
253 Summer Street
Suite 204
Boston, MA 02210

Submit Online Application To: http://www.amtrak.com

Job Ref Code: 90153258




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