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Journeyman Lineman

UniSource Energy Services

Location: Nogales, AZ US
Position Type: Full Time
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: October 7, 2022
Reference Code: UniSource Energy Services

UniSource Energy Services is seeking a Journeyman Lineman for its Nogales, AZ location. 

If you’re looking for a career with a company with a focus on working in a manner that prevents injury, providing safe, reliable service to its customers, and making a difference in the communities it serves, then you've come to the right place. 

We're more than a utility company.

UniSource Energy Services (UES) provides safe, reliable electric service to more than 91,000 customers in Mohave and Santa Cruz counties.  The Santa Cruz district is comprised of Nogales and the surrounding communities, located in southern Arizona.  We're also a local leader in community service and volunteerism.

UES provides a full benefit package, including a pension and 401(k) with a company match. 

$51.84 per hour

Relocation assistance available.

Position Description

An employee who is a Journeyman and who performs all phases of construction, operation and maintenance of transmission and distribution overhead and underground lines in accordance with Company standards and other Company and/or governmental rules and regulations.

Position-Related Responsibilities

  • Guiding the work of Apprentices and Helpers working with him/her.
  • Assembly of wood pole electrical lines and components.
  • Installation of underground conduit systems.
  • Installation of URD systems.
  • Connection of all types of transformers and other equipment used on overhead and underground lines.
  • Drive and operate all equipment to accomplish daily work and, and possess a CDL Operators license.
  • Perform switching and install “hold tags” on the electrical systems, as required.
  • Maintain a high level of awareness and responsibility for environmental considerations that impact them, their jobs and the Company to the level of their knowledge, training and experience.
  • Perform emergency service restoration
  • Perform assigned work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with Company practices and procedures.
  • Subject to on-call responsibilities which include the requirement to respond in a timely manner.
  • Must reside in UES Santa Cruz service territory.
  • This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures
  • Thorough understanding of utility distribution and transmission systems, both overhead and underground.
  • Knowledgeable about electric utility services, products, service requirements and construction standards.
  • Knowledgeable about codes, ordinances, franchise agreements and Blue Stake laws.
  • This employee will be qualified to climb poles and operate aerial lifts and other construction equipment, and will be expected to work on energized equipment at any voltage level in conformance with training and safe work practices.
  • Completion of an accredited Lineman/Cable Apprenticeship Program or equivalent
  • Uses technical knowledge of UES’s distribution system and policies to creatively solve problems dealing with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to lead and work on a team effectively.
  • Demonstrate leadership and planning skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  • Ability to combine input from a variety of sources and make sound business decisions based on this information.
  • Read blue prints, maps, drawings, and work request packages.

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

Want to know more about UniSource Energy Services?  Check out our website:  www.uesaz.com

Candidates can apply at www.uesaz.com.  For more information, call or email Christy Boone at 928-681-8933 or cboone@uesaz.com

About this Employer‍

If you’re looking for a career with a company with a focus on working in a manner that prevents injury, providing safe, reliable service to its customers, and making a difference in the communities it serves, then you've come to the right place. 

We're more than a utility company.

UniSource Energy Services (UES) provides safe, reliable electric service to more than 91,000 customers in Mohave and Santa Cruz counties. In Mohave County, we provide service to Kingman, located in the high desert central portion of the county, and Lake Havasu City, situated in the low desert along the Colorado River. We're also a local leader in community service and volunteerism.