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MasTec Utility Services Journeyman UG Lineman in Gainesville, Texas

MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec – Utility Services' activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Purpose

The Journeyman UGE Lineman is responsible for performing diversified work related to the construction and maintenance of underground power lines, from plant/station to meter base, auxiliary facilities, and equipment for the distribution of electricity. This position supports the Line team and works with other personnel from the department.

Essential Functions

  1. Assist the Foreman with paperwork and running the crew, as needed.

  2. Understand and perform switching procedures to isolate and insulate underground power lines.

  3. Splice and terminate underground power lines following proper procedures.

  4. Set and work on underground transformers and other devices.

  5. Properly phase, mark and/or tag underground equipment.

  6. Set a good example for less experienced employees by always following and teaching safe practices.

  7. Be the senior hands-on person working on or around energized lines.

  8. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A High School Degree, or equivalent.

  2. 2 years of experience.

  3. MasTec required safety certifications, including OSHA 10.

  4. Valid CDL Class A driver’s license. or obtain in 90 days

  5. Understanding of advanced electrical principles, including knowledge of electricity and how to safely work around it.

  6. Knowledge of customer’s specifications and proficiency in all phases of line construction.

  7. Ability to assume full responsibility for completed work, perform routine line work without close supervision, and complete work with quality and timeliness.

  8. Compliance with proper safety standards, procedures, and work practices.

  9. Ability to establish, manage, plan, and think strategically.

  10. Ability to build and foster collaborative relationships.

  11. Clarity of vision, with the ability to judge distance and space relationships, hand-eye coordination, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors.

  12. Ability to read and interpret construction prints, plans, and specifications.

  13. Ability to operate efficiently a bucket truck, digger truck, wire pullers, backyard machine, air compressor, and tools necessary to build/maintain power lines.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 3 or more years of experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in a field environment. This role routinely requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, and twisting. Also, working in inclement weather conditions, such as extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, ice, snow, and wind.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This position is physically active, with lifting required. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Don’t miss this great opportunity!

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Journeyman UG Lineman

Location: TX-Gainesville

Requisition ID: 42984