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Linemen are electrical workers who install and maintain cables making part of power distribution systems. Common work activities include implementing safety policies, transporting materials, installing electrical transmission systems, performing repair work, and laying underground cable in trenches. A successful resume sample for Linemen should emphasize electricity knowledge, attention to safety, dexterity, the ability to work in difficult conditions, teamwork, time management, and good communication skills. Eligible resumes make display of a diploma from a technical school.

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Lineman

Constructed, maintained and repaired overhead and underground systems, which included the installation and/or moving of poles and cables.

  • Interpreted supplied blueprints and determined required tasks.
  • Analyzed defects in communication equipment on commercial and residential customer's premises.
  • Isolated & analyzed malfunction for defining method of repair, according to knowledge of equipment test readings. Repaired or replaced defective equipment and retested equipment to verify completeness of repair.
  • Used logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems and worked with a team to convey information effectively.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
2

Journeyman Lineman

Extensive experience with construction/maintenance standards (ie., GO 95 and GO 128), methods, techniques, tools, and equipment as they relate to the electric utility distribution system. Exhibited expertise in knowing the correct tool for the right application, and safe functionality of the tool.

  • Able to achieve influential leadership while demonstrating proper safety practices. While working as a journeyman lineman, able to demonstrate safe work practices, mentor other employees and gain respect by "leadership by example" practice and method.
  • Demonstrated the technical skill and expertise needed to safely and effectively perform the duties as a Journeyman Lineman. Always conveyed an attitude that safety violations will not be tolerated. Participated in crew safety meetings, discussions of safety issues, and bulletins.
  • Understood, supported, and operated within corporate policies, goals and objectives. As a crew member, able to take part in and contribute to a successful and efficient completion of projects.
  • Executed work responsibilities that promote a work environment that is harassment free and conductive to a professional work atmosphere. Exhibited respect for all crew members while conducting myself in a professional manner.
  • Promoted and supported a culture that fosters open communication and understanding from all crew members specific to the task at hand. As a crew member, participation in the daily tailboard before the start of the job and after each break is a requirement and essential to a safe and efficient completion of a project.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
3

Lineman

Performed the safe launch and recovery of 120 aircraft.

  • Succesfully delivered 50,000 gallons of aviation fuel.
  • Manifested 550 passengers and 1,350 tons of cargo.
  • Supervised 13 personnel during air operations.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Biology
Industrial Microbiology
4

Lineman

Inspected molds that needed to be poured by steel.

  • Kept the molds clean and smooth and for collecting samples of the steel.
  • Insured the right process to make castings efficiently and provided the quality demanded.
  • Safely completed routine and non-routine repairs.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Lineman

Crew leader responsible for the safety and direction of two or more workers while on the job site

  • Performed service calls for line repair, line placement, pole setting and setup
  • Completion of appropriate paperwork in a timely manner
  • Provided direct customer service during installations of MDU's
  • Responsible for stocking and maintaining company vehicle
  • Proper operation of tools and equipment
  • Followed [company name] procedures and safe work practices
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
6

Crew Leader/lineman

Charged with doing pole change-out in 64 and 12kv systems

  • Installed transformers lines, switches and other pole equipment
  • Climbed poles and used bucket trucks to improve line operation
  • Made changes to existing poles to gain mandated 40 inch clearance between electrical lines and communication cables
  • Maintained trucks and equipment, and ensured the safety of crew members
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
7

Distribution Lineman

Hired as Distribution Lineman - C Class, in 1996 promoted to Distribution Service Technician, in 2006 promoted to above position.

  • Grounded circuits, created lock outs or tag outs in substation circuits for worker safety, and installed overhead and underground primary and secondary lines
  • Troubleshot and repaired issues related to the distribution system up to 36,000 volts, Ensured public safety following all OSHA regulations, NEC, and the NESC on up to 800 voltsTraveled around the eastern part of the US as first responders to natural disasters and used Duke Energy mobile workstation to map system and enter data for completing service orders
  • Repaired defective equipment including wire, meters, breakers, current transformers, potential transformers and maintained company vehicles, equipment, and tools performing daily inventories
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
8

Journeyman Lineman

Worked on crews in Colorado and California performing such duties as smith pole change outs, re-conducting, stringing, sagging and substation re-routes on 69kv, 115kv and 230kv lines.

  • Hot stick work on energized 69kv and 115kv.
  • Set poles with the aid of helicopters.
  • Operate backhoe, crane, tensioner, tuggers, bulldozer, front end loaders, diggers, bucket trucks and associated line equipment.
  • Replace insulators using baker boards and/or ladders.
  • Install splices, dead-ends and sleeve out conductor.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

First Class Rated Lineman- Overhead Lines

Directly involved with constructing, installing, operating and maintaining electric distributions systems for large city outside of Boston

  • Proficient knowledge in live line tools, working with voltage up to 23kv
  • Excellent comprehension of overhead electric distributions with some experience and growing interest in underground systems
  • Performs all assigned tasks safely, following both [company name] and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations
  • Ability to lead or assist others when needed, as well as listen carefully to direction
  • Maintains a positive attitude in the workplace
  • Exceptional overtime percentage
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
10

Lineman

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a 4 and 12 Kv electric distribution systems.

  • Installed single and three phase services.
  • Installed single and poly-phase metering.
  • Installed primary distribution circuits both single and three phase, aerial and underground.
  • Read meters.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AAS
Technology
BA
Energy Management

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