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Entergy Apprentice 4th Year - Journeyman Lineman in Lafayette, Louisiana

Apprentice 4th Year - Journeyman Lineman

Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 01/27/2023

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite

Legal Entity: Entergy Louisiana, LLC

This posting will fill 2 vacancies.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Under directive supervision, with some latitude for planning or laying out of working details, must be able to do the most complicated construction and maintenance work on dead or energized transmission and underground or overhead distribution conductors, structures and equipment, and be qualified to do the following and related work as assigned

-Have equivalent experience in related work, having all the qualifications of Lineman 2nd Class.

-Make all types of transformer installations; do phasing and check rotation on circuits; trace and clear grounds and opens on series circuits.

-Do all classes of hot line tool work.

-Reeve blocks.

-Plan and lay out all work in a safe and efficient manner.

-Check, handle and be responsible for all material removed from and returned to stock, and prepare reports and records.

-Act in capacity of supervisor when authorized.

-Direct work of assistants, instruct and train new employees.

EXPERIENCE AND SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

-Know Company's safety rules, and be able to administer all approved methods of resuscitation, and be able to render practical first aid on or off the ground.

-Know the location of, and be able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil and other fires.

-Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License

-Have a thorough working knowledge of electric transmission and distribution circuits and related equipment including Switchman certification.

-Have thorough knowledge of hot line tools and their application.

-Be able to read and understand all wiring diagrams and blueprints as related to transmission and distribution construction and maintenance.

-Fully understand and be proficient in using technology needed to perform job such as computers, tablets and associated software.

-Accurately identify and record all changes to constructed jobs according to Company requirements.

PHYSICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

-Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.

-Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.

-Be able to work at heights and close spaces.

-Good hand-eye coordination and physical dexterity.

Louisiana (Bargaining):

Apprentice 4th Year: 4 years lineman experience required

Journeyman Lineman: 5 years lineman experience required

Company Testing

None

Essential Functions of the Linemen Position:

  • Must be able to traverse uneven terrain (including, but not limited to, wet, muddy and/or slippery terrain, concrete or asphalt) with a full complement of tools weighing up to fifty pounds.

  • Must be able to work in extreme weather, including, extreme heat and cold.

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.

  • Must be able to work alone when performing restoration services.

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks, including digging, pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting up to 115 pounds.

  • Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

  • Must be able to safely operate trucks and heavy equipment and safely work around energized lines and equipment.

  • Must be able to work at heights for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to work overhead from a bucket truck (perform work above shoulders on energized overhead lines).

  • Must be able to climb up and descend from wooden/steel structures, poles and ladders and be able to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, grip, handle and feel.

  • Must have the ability to perform emergency rescue operations, including bringing unconscious or injured co-worker down from significant height or elevated area.

  • Must have sound judgment necessary to work safely in inherently dangerous environment.

  • Must be able to understand and follow safety rules.

  • Must be able to work up to 16 continuous hours per day.

  • Must have the ability to wear required personal protection equipment.

  • Must be able to perform basic computer tasks, such as entering time worked, noting beginning and completion of assigned task, checking and responding to emails, completing computer-based training, and other similar tasks.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and interact with a team.

  • Must have the ability to manage stress and handle tense situations.

  • Must have regular and reliable attendance.

  • Must be able to work overtime when necessary.

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Primary Location: Louisiana - Lafayette Louisiana : Lafayette

Job Function : Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status : Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : GSU BARG-U01

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 110315

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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