Tasks

  • installing and repairing overhead and underground electrical power and electrical traction lines
  • making joints in overhead and underground cables
  • adhering to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas
  • opening switches or attaching grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs
  • climbing poles or using truck-mounted buckets to access equipment
  • identifying defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays, or wiring, using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments

    Educational level

    • Skilled
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