Electrical Linesworker

Electrical Linesworkers install, maintain, repair and patrol electrical sub-transmission and distribution systems.

Overview

Electrical Linesworkers install, maintain, repair and patrol electrical sub-transmission and distribution systems.

Day-to-day

  • installs conductors and aerial equipment, and underground cables and equipment
  • installs and maintains equipment associated with electrical supply such as transformers
  • attends to electrical breakdowns and emergencies
  • maintains poles and associated hardware, and continuity of electrical supply and street lighting
  • conducts routine maintenance on the aerial and underground electricity supply network
  • conducts low voltage switching operations
  • fits pole hardware and cross arms.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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