PGE Careers Near Me – Journeyman Lineman

Website Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Job Description:

This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Loads and unloads tools, materials, and equipment off of hand lines while standing on elevated structures that include: Wood poles and insulated work platforms.
  • Take voltage readings.
  • Sets and installs underground structures, locates, pulls, removes, splices or terminates cables.
  • Loads and unloads tools, materials and supplies into and out of vehicles at crew headquarters and job site.
  • Lifts, pulls and carries insulators, cross-arms, equipment, tools, grounds, dampers, and other materials to and from job sites.
  • Reviews job work requirements and provides input regarding work for the day.
  • Operates hydraulic equipment including: drills, boom truck, digger, pole tamper, hydraulic jack and bucket truck once certified.
  • Troubleshoots problems and determines extent of repairs on primary and secondary overhead or underground dead legs.
  • Tests, frames; sets and/or anchors poles; strings electric power lines and install cross-arms.
  • Hangs and energizes transformers.
  • Installs and replaces equipment, meters and streetlights.
  • Performs substation switching; installs and replaces switches, circuit protection equipment, insulators, meters and streetlights.
  • Work will include the use of hand and power tools; digging holes by hand for pole installation; climbing ladders, poles, embankments and towers; working at heights above 35’ on poles and in aerial lifts; setting grounds; working with live circuits; and working in trenches, manholes and confined spaces.
  • Climb poles using boot hooks or aerial lift.
  • Travels to various job locations within geographical assigned region (for General Construction).

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Successful candidates must pass the following pre-employment requirements prior to beginning employment: drug screen, background check, Post Offer Physical (POPA)
  • Ability to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Must possessed a valid California Class A driving permit by first day of employment
  • If hired as Provisional, must complete the provisional training plan within one year from hire date.
  • Ability to work and drive in all types of weather and road conditions
  • Capable to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must have passed a California DMV medical exam by first day of employment
  • Completion of a federal or state sanctioned line worker apprenticeship with approved supporting documentation (e.g. IBEW Journeyman Lineman A Ticket) and/or union or union-affiliated sponsored line worker apprenticeship
  • Ability to travel and transfer to a new headquarter upon request at any time; throughout the entire PG&E service territory
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 100 pounds

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stockton, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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