14 Sep 2018

Full-Time Journeyman Lineworker – JCP&L

FirstEnergy Corp. – JCP&L – Posted by kkotula@firstenergycorp.comAnywhere

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Job Description

FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with Jersey Central Power & Light, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [JCP&L]

Jersey Central Power & Light is hiring experienced Journeyman Lineworkers for multiple locations in New Jersey.

To be considered for the position, you must provide answers to the following questions within your resume or cover letter:
• Are you certified in Bucket Truck Rescue?
• Are you certified in Climbed Steel Poles?
• Are you certified in Climbed Steel Towers?
• Are you certified in Climbed Wood Poles?
• Are you certified in Hot Sticking?
• Are you certified in I & I Gloving?
• Are you certified in PoleTop Rescue?
• Are you certified in Set Pole in Energized Area?
• Are you certified in Tower Rescue?
• Have you worked as an Electric Utility Journey, Lineworker within the last 12 months?
• How long have you been a journey lineworker?
• How many years of Electric Utility Journey Line Worker experience do you have in Network/Underground?
• How many years of Electric Utility Journey Line Worker experience do you have in Overhead?
• How many years of Electric Utility Journey Line Worker experience do you have in Transmission?
• In what year did you make journey lineworker?
• Please list your employers, with dates of employment, for the past 5 years.
• What apprenticeship program(s) have you completed? Please list name, location and dates.
• What is motivating you to make a change in your current employment?

Responsibilities Include:
• Under general supervision, engages in any work of construction, maintenance and repair of transmission and distribution lines.
• Demonstrating a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.
• Installing and removing poles, installing and changing insulator assemblies, stringing, splicing and tying in conductors.
• Working on energized lines when required and operating high-pressure insulator washers.
• Performing various operations such as transferring circuit loads by making cuts and taps.
• Making cutovers from old poles and equipment to new or temporary installations.
• Locating faults on open or grounded street light circuits.
• Demonstrating sound internal and external customer service.
• Inspecting poles, lines and co-worker’s equipment.
• Assisting with the directing and training of less experienced employees.

• Must be a Journeyman Lineworker with at least 2 years of hands-on experience with electric utility or a utility lines construction contractor.
• Must possess a valid CDL Operator’s License.
• Must possess the ability to safely operate motor vehicles.
• Must possess skills in pole climbing in distribution and transmission, installing and removing poles, towers, structures, installing and changing transformers.
• Must have a thorough knowledge of principles and operation of transmission and distribution systems.
• Must have an advanced knowledge in elements of applied electricity including AC and DC circuits.
• Must demonstrate a questioning attitude to learn, produce results, and develop relationships.
• Must understand the practices and procedures for clearing and grounding lines and the equipments for the protection of the public, personnel and property.
• Must know the mechanical and dielectric characteristics and properties of the materials used in making cables and cable joints.
• Must understand the practices, principles of operation and the proper application of equipment as prescribed by the company for safety, first aid, and rescue.
• Must have a basic understanding of National Electric Code and NESC.
• Must be able to interpret complex prints and specifications.
• Must be able to perform heavy physical work indoors and outdoors in all seasons.
• Must prepare legible and accurate reports using paper documents and mobile computer.

You Must be able to produce qualification certificate showing you are a qualified journeyman lineman.

Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification

Bargaining Unit

FirstEnergy Human Resources Team

How to Apply

Journeyman Lineworker position with Jersey Central Power & Light is posted on www.firstenergycorp.com. The link below will take you directly to the position: https://careers.firstenergycorp.com/job/Wharton-Journeyman-Lineworker-JCP&L-NJ-07885/505185100/

Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: distribution lineman, journeryman lineman, journeyman lineman, lineman jobs, powerlineman, and powerlineman jobs.

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