Title: UG Lineworker Class 2 
Organization: Electric Operations
Reports to: Supervisor
Job Code:

1. Role and Scope of Position:
  • Responsible for the inspecting, installing, connecting and disconnecting of cable. conductors and other plant equipment.
  • Directs and trains employees of an equal or lower rating.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Works under directive supervision when installing cable or equipment.

2. Essential Functions:
  • Performs functions associated with cable and conduit installation.
  • Operates trucks and equipments of any size in conjunction with inspecting, installing, connecting, disconnecting of conductors, and other plant and equipment.
  • Can assist or be assisted by personnel of a higher, equal, or lowering rating for all tasks within the line of progression.

3. Accountability/Impact of Position:
  • Accountable for all personal and crew/team performance consistent with company standards.
  • Responsible for the safe conduct of all employees within work team/crew.
  • Responsible for displaying a positive company image with respect to customers and community.
  • Responsible for providing accurate and timely information with respect to customer service.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive work environment by behaving and communicating in a professional manner that fosters good relationships with employees, customers, clients, and supervisors.

4. Technical Knowledge/SkilliEducation/Licenses/Certifications: (What do incumbents need to know to competently perform the role?)

Technical Knowledge/Skill: Must have full knowledge of The fundamentals of electricity; the layout, functions and construction of the underground electric system; the theory and practices of splicing. the standards and specifications for installation, removal and repair of the underground electric system; the practices. principles of operations and the proper applications of equipment as prescribed by the Company for safety and first aid.
Education: High School Education or equivalent

  • Must be qualified by experience on lower grade assignments in cable and conduit and splicing work.
  • Must have demonstrated an interest in and aptitude for splicing, cable, and conduit work and ability in underground electric systems.
Licenses & Certifications: Massachusetts License to Operate Motor Vehicles Class A

5. Working Conditions:
Ability and willingness to perform moderately heavy physical work indoors and outdoors in all season and at times for extended periods.
Required to work various rotating shifts (any live days)

6. Mental Aspects:
Must be analytical, alert, and careful and have mechanical aptitude.