Groundman SCD

Location: Long Neck, DE, United States
Organization: Delmarva Power & Light Co
Job ID: 220791
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2019

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Job Description

Description

At Exelon, we've got a place for you! 

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. 

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

 

Job Purpose: Under close or direct supervision performs any of several types of manual work in a line crew. This includes the following illustrative duties, together with other related and incidental work:

1. Handles materials, tools, and tackles on the ground; digs and fills holes.

2. Takes training to qualify for Apprentice Lineman “D”, including some climbing on dead structures.

3. Operates automotive equipment when required.

In addition to the above and other related work of similar grade, a Groundman will be assigned to any other work of equal or lesser skill, within the capabilities of the individual, to meet emergencies or other operating needs.

 


Qualifications

Required:

Must accept Lineperson Apprenticeship vacancy to qualify for advancement to Journeyperson Lineperson.
If 21 years of age or older - Must possess an interstate CDL, Class A license and a medical card OR the ability to obtain each within six months of hire date OR if 19 or 20 years of age - Must possess an intrastate CDL, Class A license and a medical card OR the ability to obtain each within six months of hire date.
Ability and willingness to apply resuscitation and render practical first aid. 
Ability and willingness to perform a second role in accordance with Pepco Holdings Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for all employees.
Ability and willingness to work overtime, varying shifts, varying schedules, holidays, weekends, during emergencies or standby as needed.
Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments including: outdoors in all weather conditions, at extreme heights , on or around energized electrical equipment, in confined spaces or enclosed vessels, underground and in noisy and dirty environments with proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other heavy equipment. 
Ability and willingness to travel to various Company locations and work sites.
Ability and willingness to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (including being at least 18 years of age, physical certification, substance abuse testing, etc).
Ability and willingness to perform physically challenging tasks for extended periods of time (for example, lifting up to 50 pounds, climbing poles, ladders and scaffolding, excavating trenches, bending, twisting, kneeling, crawling, pulling/pushing, standing, walking, and squatting) while wearing required PPE.
Must possess a CDL, Class A license and a medical card OR the ability to obtain each within six months of hire date.
Ability and willingness to operate aerial lifts. 
Ability and willingness to work on or around hazardous equipment/materials (for example, heavy equipment, etc.), and/or energized electrical equipment.
Ability and willingness to wear and use safety equipment as required by Federal, State, Local and Company regulations (for example, ear plugs, helmets, steel toed Dielectric boots, rubber gloves and sleeves, hard hat, fire retardant clothing).
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must successfully pass qualification tests including paper and pencil tests and an outdoor Physical Abilities Test that requires performing physically demanding tasks continuously throughout the day, including climbing poles and working with and wearing heavy equipment.
Must live within a reasonable distance from the assigned District Office.
Must successfully pass a Criminal History Background Check
Must successfully pass a Medical Screening to include a Drug Test

This position is a NERC Regulated position. As such, a background check will be conducted on the incumbent every seven years. Additionally, the incumbent will be required to complete annual NERC compliance training.

Preferred:

Experience demonstrating skill climbing poles.
Experience demonstrating skill operating aerial lifts.
Experience demonstrating skill using hand, pneumatic and/or hydraulic tools to perform manual work functions. 
Experience demonstrating skill operating non-Commercial Driver’s License vehicles and material handling equipment.
Experience demonstrating skill handling, using and preparing materials, equipment and electric tackle (lines, rigging). 
Experience demonstrating skill assisting in the placement of de-energized overhead and underground lines and equipment.
Knowledge of electrical fundamentals as related to construction, maintenance, and operation of the transmission and distribution system.

 

Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

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