Electric Line Technician, Third Class

at CITY OF MILFORD in Milford, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Summary: Performs responsible technical and skilled work in the installation and 
maintenance of electric power distribution systems.
The Electric Line Technician, Third Class shall be committed to the mission, vision and values 
of the City and demonstrate such through ethical conduct, community stewardship, individual 
initiative and responsive service. The Electric Line Technician, Third Class shall demonstrate 
leadership, management and technical skills through effective communication and 
collaboration, proper use of team resources, progressive decision- making, personal 
accountability and responsibility.
Supervision Received: Work is performed under the general supervision of the Electric Line 
Essential Job Functions:
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential 
A. Install and maintain overhead and underground, high and low voltage electrical power 
lines, working them energized or de energized, under direct supervision/direction the 
Electric Line Supervisor. 
B. Operate bucket trucks, digger derricks (line trucks) which are used to pull old utility 
poles and set new ones.
C. Assist First Class Electric Line Technician and Electric Lead Line Technician to get the
new poles ready to transfer primary and secondary wires from old pole to the new one.
D. Haul new poles to the job site and haul old poles away.
E. Set guy anchors.
F. Identify different sizes of wire and what connectors are used to connect them together
to complete a circuit.
G. Read blueprints in new developments for installing new underground primary and
secondary wires.
H. Set and build new transformers i.e. doing the grounds up, making elbows up, and
getting the secondary side of transformer ready for new house services.
I. Haul and operate trenchers of various sizes to install primary and secondary 
underground wires.

Make primary splices for overhead and underground primary and secondary wires up.
L. Terminate new underground riser poles to energize new underground transformers.
M. Tree trimming around power lines for line maintenance.
N. Work scheduled on-call duties.
O. Install meters. 
P. Performs related work as required. 
Essential Functions, Qualifications, & Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) for Employment: 
An employee in this class must have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities upon
 Some knowledge of electrical utility work, equipment and materials
 Communication- communicate effectively and tactfully with fellow employees and the
 Time management- able to efficiently and safely complete work in a timely fashion.
 Problem solving skills for decision making
 Follow oral and written instructions.
 Perform manual tasks quickly and accurately.
 Ideal tactfully with the public.
 Strength to perform manual work and physical stamina to withstand working under
adverse weather conditions.
 Observe and comply with safety rules and regulations
 Must live within 30 minutes of the Public Works facility
J. Assist with the training for the Electric Ground Technician.

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Job Posting: 1218003

Posted On: Nov 30, 2023

Updated On: Dec 30, 2023

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