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									                                                    City of Norcross
                                                 POSITION DESCRIPTION



                                                                                                              Non-Exempt
 POSITION TITLE:                Journeyman Lineman                      EXEMPTION STATUS:
                                Public Works and Utilities                                                    27
 JOB FAMILY:                                                            JOB LEVEL:
                                This position is responsible for                                              This     position    has
 GENERAL POSITION                                                       POSITION RELATIONSHIPS
                                the installation, maintenance,                                                functional    supervision
 SUMMARY:                                                               SUPERVISES: (TITLES)
                                alteration and repair of                                                      over Apprentice Lineman
                                overhead electrical lines,                                                     and Ground-worker
                                underground cables, electrical
                                substations, and related
                                electrical equipment.

 COST CENTER #:                                                         SUPERVISED BY: (TITLE)                Electric Superintendent

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

                 To support the vision, mission and guiding principles of the city.

                 While performing any procedure, all personnel must observe applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental
                  rules and guidelines.

                 Attend and participate in training opportunities and seminars relevant to this position.

                 Adhere to appropriate city operating procedures, benefit rules, employment, and safety policies/practices.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

                 Constructs and maintains overhead electrical lines; repairs sagging wires and trims or removes tree limbs
                  from electrical system rights-of-way.

                 Maintains electrical substations, including maintaining breakers, regulators and switches.

                 Installs and maintains metering.

                 Installs transformers and switches to provide commercial and residential electrical services, including
                  temporary services.

                 Responds to customer service calls related to power outages, accidents, fires, and weather conditions.

                 Remains on call to reconnect water services.

                 Installs and maintains streetlights, including overhead and underground lighting and residential and
                  commercial security lights.

                 Assists with the duties of other departmental utility crews as needed.

                 Attends training school as required.

                 Performs other related duties as assigned.

This document is provided by the City for the benefit of its employees. It is not a contract and does not create a contract o f any kind. The
City, at its sole discretion, may modify, suspend or terminate the document at any time, with or without notice. Final interpretation of the
document and its provisions is the responsibility of the City Manager, or his designee.

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                                                    City of Norcross
                                                 POSITION DESCRIPTION

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

                 Any other duties as assigned.

JOB SCOPE

The purpose of this position is to install, maintain and repair electrical lines and equipment. Successful performance helps
ensure the safe, efficient, and effective provision of electrical services.

The work consists of varied duties in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, substations, wires and
cables. The work is made difficult by extreme weather conditions and working with energized conductors.

COMMUNICATIONS/CUSTOMER CONTACT

                 Contacts are typically with co-workers, builders, developers, electricians, property owners, and utility service
                  customers.

                 Contacts are typically to give or exchange information and provide or restore services.


COMPETENCIES/SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING PREFERRED:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

        High School diploma or GED. Two to four years of related experience. Equivalent combination of education and
         experience.

        Must comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Part 382 – Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and
         Testing Policy.

        Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or
         equipment operated.

        ITS (Integrated Transmission System) certified.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

        Knowledge of approved methods, materials and tools used in overhead and underground utility construction and
         maintenance.

        Knowledge of electrical construction, maintenance and repair practices and procedures.

        Knowledge of safety precautions and occupational hazards in performing line crew operations and maintenance
         work, as well as applicable electrical and safety codes.

        Knowledge of City and Department Policies and Procedures.

        Skill in the use of such tools and equipment as chippers, chainsaws, backhoes, trenchers, and compression tools.

This document is provided by the City for the benefit of its employees. It is not a contract and does not create a contract o f any kind. The
City, at its sole discretion, may modify, suspend or terminate the document at any time, with or without notice. Final interpretation of the
document and its provisions is the responsibility of the City Manager, or his designee.

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                                                    City of Norcross
                                                 POSITION DESCRIPTION
        Skill in working with high voltage electrical lines.

        Skill in operating bucket and line trucks.

        Skill in utilizing a line locator, fault locator, recording voltage meter, and other specialized tools and equipment of the
         electrical trade.

        Skill in oral and written communication.


JOB CONDITIONS: (SEE EXAMPLES BELOW)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is:

                 The work typically will be outdoors while inspecting departmental work or locating utilities.

                 The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, irritating chemicals and
                  occasional inclement weather.

                 The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves

                 The work typically will be outdoors while inspecting departmental work or locating utilities.

                 The work is typically performed with the employee intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending,
                  crouching or stooping.

                 The employee must frequently lift light and heavy objects, climb ladders and use tools or equipment
                  requiring a high degree of dexterity.




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ASSOCIATE SIGNATURE CONFIRMS RECEIPT OF DESCRIPTION                                                DATE

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APPROVED BY SUPERVISOR                                                           APPROVED CITY MANAGER

DATE CREATED/UPDATED: (01/25/11)




This document is provided by the City for the benefit of its employees. It is not a contract and does not create a contract o f any kind. The
City, at its sole discretion, may modify, suspend or terminate the document at any time, with or without notice. Final interpretation of the
document and its provisions is the responsibility of the City Manager, or his designee.

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