Under the direction of the Crew Leader the First-Class Lineman is responsible for all aspects of high voltage distribution utility line work, both overhead and underground. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
Construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electric facilities, including working on energized conductors from poles and vehicle buckets using rubber gloves, location and repairing faults.
Ability to operate Department’s equipment.
Be familiar with various types of service connections and meter connections as they apply to the work.
Perform all types of switching on distribution and transmission circuits as required.
Responsible for truck stock and additional material required to perform work.
Applicant will be expected to work overtime in accordance with Department requirements.
Live within service territory.
Participation in all safety training programs and exercises.
Pre-employment drug / alcohol screening required.
Any other duties as assigned.
All interested applicants must apply in writing to Laura Robbins, Human Resources Supervisor, 32 South Main Street Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346 or HR@mged.com
Minimum five (5) years’ experience in electric utility construction and maintenance with a utility company or power line contractor including work utilizing rubber gloves from vehicle buckets with energized conductors of 13,800 volts primary and 120, 240, 208, 277 and 480 volts secondary.
Experience in climbing utility poles.
Valid Massachusetts Commercial Drivers’ License.
Valid Massachusetts 1B Hoisting License
Ability to handle bucket and digger vehicles.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Must possess physical strength, flexibility and maneuverability and mental characteristics sufficient to perform the duties of the position. To perform strenuous work under emergency and all-weather conditions.
The Mission of Middleborough Gas & Electric Department (MGED) is to provide natural gas and electric energy and any related service in an economic, reliable, safe and environmentally conscious manner in the true spirit of public service to the people and communities we serve.
MGED’s core values of respect and reliability are present in everything that we do. Our success is driven by our collaborative approach, our attention to detail and the talent and experience of our team.
MGED is a publicly owned entity, serving the needs of the communities of Middleborough, MA for gas and electric service and neighboring Lakeville, MA for electric service. With over 125 years of dedicated experience, our ratepayers are our top priority. Together we are paving the way for a new, innovative and bright future.