Pre-Apprentice Lineman Waiting List

Heber City, UT
Full Time
Overhead Powerline Construction
Entry Level

By applying to this position, you will be placed on the Pre-Apprentice Lineman Waiting List. This will keep you up-to-date on our line construction hiring needs and put you at the front of the line when positions open up. When we do have needs, you will receive an email about the opportunity before it's posted publicly. Keep in mind that these positions are filled on a first-come-first-served basis, so when you see emails come through from us, make sure to respond quickly if you're interested! 

Company

A fully owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), Probst Electric Inc. is one of North America's premier utility construction companies. Probst has offices in Heber, Provo, and Salt Lake City, UT, as well as Farmington, NM, and Caldwell and Rupert, ID. We have completed projects all over the United States and in Canada.

Probst specializes in high-voltage transmission line construction, along with design-build, and maintenance services for both the public and private sector utilities. Our capabilities include transmission, distribution, substation, drilling, telecommunication, joint trench, foundations, and commercial electrical.

Probst offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401k. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

Position:

*As a Pre-Apprentice Lineman, you will begin accruing hours towards the completion of your DOL Journeyman Certificate. 

This position requires full-time travel, throughout the US. 

This is a non-union position

Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical distribution and transmission systems, including conduits, cables, wires, and related equipment, such as transformers, circuit breakers, and switches.
  • String wire conductors and cables between poles, towers, trenches, pylons, and buildings, setting lines in place and using winches to adjust tension.
  • Open switches or attach grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs.
  • Climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to access equipment.
  • Place insulating or fireproofing materials over conductors and joints.
  • Identify defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays, or wiring, using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments.
  • Inspect and test power lines and auxiliary equipment to locate and identify problems, using reading and testing instruments.
  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as track hoes, backhoes, digger derricks, lo-drill, air drill, forklift, cranes, skid steers, line pullers, or line tensioners.
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  • Locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
  • Adhere to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas.
  • Excavate and drill holes
  • Erect and maintain structures
  • Right of Way clearing and reclamation
  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to determine work activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid CDL and Medical Card
  • Must have graduated from an accredited line school, such as Northwest Lineman College
  • Preference given to those with previous heavy equipment operator experience
  • Preference given to those with previous power line experience or graduation from a line school
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work long hours outdoors in all types of weather, and move/lift at least 50 lbs. on a consistent basis
  • Pass pre-employment and other drug screening requirements
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