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Electric Line Technician, Crew Leader

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, Crew Leader 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, Crew Leader 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 
Supervisor.
Essential Job Functions:
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential duties:
A. Serves as crew leader for all phases of primary, secondary, street lights, overhead, and 
underground work.
B. Reviews work orders and related drawings and blueprints and diagnoses on-site problems; 
prepares work site in compliance with safety regulations.
C. Provides training for subordinate line workers; schedules, assigns, and assists with completion 
of tasks as required.
D. Interacts with the general public, City personnel, and/or outside agencies to provide 
information or assist with the resolution of issues, problems, or complaints relating to area of 
responsibility.
E. Requisition and inspect materials and prepare periodic reports and submits to supervisor.
F. Operate aerial towers and line trucks.
G. Install and connect a variety of three phase transformers banks.
H. Install, repair, and replace cross arms, insulators, transformers, lightning arrestors, etc.
I. Monitor and ensure safety precautions for the crew and the public.
J. Accomplish line work on energized and deenergized circuits.
K. Install all types switch gear on distribution system.
L. Trim trees for line maintenance.

M. Replace rotten poles.
N. Replace old hardware.
O. Troubleshoot outages and repair.
P. Work scheduled on-call duties.
Q. 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 application:
Knowledge
• Familiarity with electric line installation and maintenance and the hazards encountered.
• Use of radio equipment.
• First aid practices and techniques.
Skills
• Supervise and train assigned staff.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective work relationships.
• Time management.
Abilities
• Set poles, string wire, and related work.
• Strength to perform manual labor.
• Physical stamina to withstand working under adverse weather conditions.
• Understand, abide, and enforce all safety rules.
• Interact positively with the public.

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Job Posting: 827277

Posted On: Jul 28, 2021

Updated On: Jul 28, 2021