• Line Mechanic D-A

    American Electric PowerLima, OH 45805

    Job #1303067569

  • 27833BRTitle:Line Mechanic D-AJob Description:Position Summary:Assist in performing work involved with the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal, and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities; drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment. All job duties apply to overhead and underground equipment and facilities.Essential Job Functions:Assist with the assembly, installation, maintenance, removal and competently inspect underground facilities, conductors, fixtures, structures and other associated equipment on de-energized and grounded overhead and underground facilities under direct or immediate supervision.Assemble and install Line Material and hardware under direct or immediate supervisionInspect and maintain tools, equipment and work area in a safe, clean and orderly fashionSafely execute pole top rescue and bucket truck rescue processes as training is completedProtect or control work area.Maintain accurate records and submit accurate reports as required.Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned.Auto req ID:27833BRRelocation:NoLocation:Lima, OHJob Type:Full-TimeJob Category:Energy/UtilitiesMinimum Requirements:Education: High School Diploma or GEDExperience: None requiredLicenses/Certifications: Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license, with ability to acquire CDL beginner's permit within sixty (60) days of hireOTHER REQUIREMENTS - ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Certification or graduation from power line vocational/trade school program is preferredMust acquire the qualifications and skills necessary to continuously advance to next highest level of classification within the line of progression, and possess ability and desire to acquire all necessary knowledge and skills to perform the duties of the journey-level (Line Mechanic A), and be qualified at all levels through demonstration, examination, and/or performance appraisal.Successful completion of the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) Test is required.(A review of employment testing information, test-taking tips, and a CAST practice test may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at ~~~/careers by selecting 'Employment Testing', or by copying/pasting the following hyperlink into your web browser: ~~~ _.)_A general physical strength test is required for this position.A line mechanic skills and abilities assessment is also required for this position, and will be administered to determine entry classification/step into the line of progression.Residence with 30 miles of reporting location (Lima Service Center) or willingness to relocate within six months of hire to meet distance requirement required.Equal Opportunity Employer | Minorities/Females/Disability/Vets

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