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Electrical Power Lineman

Company: BAE Systems
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description

The successful candidate will possess considerable depth of experience in troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining high voltage delta (3) phase electrical infrastructure systems and associated utility equipment. Primary responsibilities include: preventive and/or corrective maintenance for high voltage power distribution system equipment up to 138 kV, pole/pad mounted transformers, substations, PDU's, secondary power distribution, and lightning protection systems. Work under the direction of a Line Crew Foreman.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties include but are not limited to:

+ Testing, troubleshooting, & repair of all high voltage issues.

+ Installation, repair and maintenance of electrical infrastructure including: utility poles, guy wires, down anchors, insulators, fuses, switches, and associated hardware.

+ Preventive maintenance & repair on all transformers, sub-yards, switchgear, high-current breakers, and automatic transfer switches.

+ Completion of electrical preventative maintenance on lightning protection systems and primary distribution circuits.

+ Ability to support plant operations in afterhours emergency situations; responding/addressing storm damage and/or circuit operations.

+ Coordination of all high voltage switching for maintenance and/or construction activities.

+ Repair of street and parking lot lighting circuits.

+ Ability to operate heavy equipment - aerial bucket truck, derrick truck, backhoe; hydraulic tools; hand tools for daily use.

+ Climb utility poles with lineman's gaffs to service utility poles in remote locations.

+ Use test equipment (DMM, TTR tester, Megger) on energized equipment up to 2.4 kV.

+ Use phase rotation meters up to 15 kV.

+ Possess a working knowledge of: high-voltage distribution systems, delta (3) phase power line construction, and capacitor banks.

+ Configure / frame utility poles.

+ Connect (3) single phase transformers to delta (3) phase configurations.

+ 15 kV cutout and lighting arrestor hook-ups.

+ Document corrective/preventive maintenance for CMMS program.

+ Accurately record/report job time for KRONOS system.

+ Assist Engineering & sub-contractors with project implementation.

Required Skills and Education

+ High school diploma or GED.

+ Certified Journeyman Lineman or completed 4 year technical electrical Lineman apprenticeship program or equivalent.

+ 5 years minimum experience in a Lineman role supporting electrical utility generation or distribution.

+ Also required is the ability to support plant operations in after-hours emergency situations; responding/addressing storm damage and/or circuit operations.

+ Requires residence within 30 min radius.

Preferred Skills and Education

Background in electrical utility industry preferred. Certified Journeyman Electrician desired.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Keywords: BAE Systems, Kingsport , Electrical Power Lineman, Professions , Kingsport, Tennessee

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