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Apprentice Lineman
Category: Public Utilities
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Job code: lhw-e0-90614102

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  Job posted:   Wed Jun 6, 2018
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Apprentice Lineman

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Surry-Yadkin EMC, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, provides electricity to 27,000 members in our five-county service territory in the foothills of North Carolina. As a member-owned cooperative, we strive to obtain professional, dedicated employees committed to serving our members with the highest regard.

Job Details:

Fulltime:Monday-Friday 8:00am, plus overtime as needed.

Educational Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent

Reports to:Line Superintendent


+ Must reside within30 milesof SYEMC office.

+ 2-3 years' experience minimumin line work.

+ Specialized training which includes live-line tools and applied electricity.

+ Working knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code.

+ Proven ability to perform all types of related line work.

+ Ability to learn and interpret maps, specifications, staking sheets, and complex diagrams.

+ Ability to maintain records required for time worked and materials.

+ Thorough knowledge of first-aid, safety rules, line materials and tools and their use.

+ Valid "Class A" CDL Driver's License required.

+ Must be able to ascend/descend/work at heights, meeting all safety requirements.

+ Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays on an on-call basis.


May perform any combination of the following: (duties may include, but are not limited to):

+ Ascend/descend secondary poles with Class A Lineman present.

+ Can work single phase line with Class A Lineman present.

+ Must work and maintain line truck, as well as such duties as Crew Foreman requires.

+ Some working knowledge of bucket truck required.

+ Working knowledge on SYEMC framing specifications and materials needed to frame poles.

+ Knowledge of SYEMC mapping and SYEMC system territories.

+ Must perform Pole Top Rescue and Bucket Rescue.

+ Must start duty work "on call rotation" with Class A Lineman.

+ Begin de-energized underground maintenance and pad mount work with Class A Lineman present.

+ Works outdoors 95% of the time in all types of weather conditions and environmental conditions such as holes in the ground, fallen branches, rough terrain or heavy underbrush.

+ Works in no or low light conditions using hand held lantern or spot lights.

+ Works in potentially hazardous conditions caused by pets and wildlife in or near the work site.

+ Works in areas with possible exposure to poison oak, poison ivy, and insect stings.

+ Attend ongoing training as required.


+ Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays on an on-call basis.

+ Must be able to work outside during all weather conditions on a regular and/on-call basis, in a safe and productive manner.

+ May move up to 50 pounds in a safe manner.

Job Information

+ Location:Dobson, North Carolina, 27017, United States

+ Job ID:41555977

+ Posted:June 4, 2018

+ Position Title:Apprentice Lineman

+ Company Name:Surry-Yadkin EMC

+ Job Function:Operations

+ Job Type:Full-Time

+ Job Duration:Indefinite

+ Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent

+ Min Experience:2-3 Years

+ Required Travel:0-10%

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