United States Steel Maintenance Technician - Elec (New Hire) in Fairfield, Alabama

8862BRJob Description:The Lineman Electrician is part of our maintenance force and requires a trained and experienced individual. The Lineman installs, repairs and maintains all power transmission lines, transformers, and related equipment as required in plant maintenance and construction.

Job Responsibilities:

-Strings, splices, transfers and sags wire in energized or de-energized circuits and connects wires and transformers as specified or directed.

-Shortens or lengthens lines by adding or removing wire, using a variety of types of splices, connectors, sleeves or clamps.

-Regularly works above ground operating man lift equipment, boom truck or other specialized equipment.

-Routes or re-routes power lines over, under or around existing lines and structures, regularly working above, on, or in close proximity to energized lines.

-Selects and uses a variety of \"hot line\" tools and makes use of rubber gloves, line hoses, mechanical jumpers, fiber guards, blankets and other protective devices as specified.

-Works on all voltages as required throughout the system.

-Installs, removes, transfers, maintains and/or repairs cross arms, pins, insulators, guys, transformer and switch racks and other overhead pole equipment using a variety of hand tools, equipment and power tools.

-Installs and removes transformers, including primary and secondary current transformers and self-contained meters; cut-outs, disconnecting switches, circuit breakers and other overhead line devices, rigging block and tackle where necessary or working with ground crew and winch to raise or lower equipment.

-May install street and area lights, working with primary and secondary voltages.

-Performs line switching or sectionalizing as directed.

-Performs emergency repairs, phases and connects circuits under load.

-Inspects lines, poles and equipment for signs of damage or wear and reports deficiencies.

-Assists in carrying poles, digging holes, piking and guying poles and other such operations involved in the setting or replacing of poles.


-Minimum 4 years’ experience as a Journeyman Lineman

-High School diploma or equivalent

-Documented completion of Lineman Apprentice Program

-The position requires rotating 8-hour shift work, which will include Saturdays and Sundays, and holidays

-The position requires overtime work as needed

-Adherence to safety procedures/guidelines at all times. Safety is our core value which requires you to wear safety protection such as hard hats, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective clothing and boots with metatarsal protection.

-Work in various areas of the plant is required. Dependent upon the area, environmental conditions can be hot, cold, dirty, greasy, wet, and noisy.

-The position requires punctuality, consistent attendance and self-direction

-Must pass assessment test(s)Auto req ID:8862BRCountry:United StatesRequisition Type:US-WagePosting Title:Lineman ElectricianState/Province:US - ALWork Location - City:Fairfield Company Overview:Steel is essential to advancing modern society. In fact, countless aspects of our lives wouldn’t be possible without it. From state-of-the-art household appliances and safer, more fuel-efficient automobiles — to steel framing that makes our homes stronger and tubular products that support the development of our nation’s energy resources — our products build quality of life for people around the world. U. S. Steel is on an exciting transformational journey to become the iconic corporation — a company set apart from the competition through the talent of our people, the quality of our product, and the strength of our performance. We are seeking talented, motivated people to help us create the next generation of U. S. Steel, known for consistently out-performing the competition, delivering superior returns, and creating value for our customers as a world-class supplier of innovative steel products and solutions.Competency Summary:- As an individual contributor, qualified candidates for this role also must demonstrate the ability to champion change and effective communication while contributing to team success.Equal Employment Opportunity:U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results & accountability, and focus on cost, quality, and customer. We promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration – encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.