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MidAmerican Energy Company Line Mechanic Intern - Electric Delivery in Knoxville, Iowa

*Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)


This internship is designed for students currently enrolled in a power line program at a college or technical school requiring an internship of at least 1000 hours.

Under general supervision performs a variety of labor type duties as a helper to higher level occupations engaged in various phases of electric, distribution, transmission and other utility work.

Performs all work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, their fellow employees and the public from injury. Hand digs trenches and other excavations. Hand backfills and hand tamps. Uses hand equipment such as tampers, paving breakers, moles, etc.

Assists the crew members in the operation of utility machine ry, inclusive of plows, trenchers, backhoes, etc.

Cleans and maintains trucks, mechanized equipment , pole yards, and substation yards.

Assists qualified employees in installing electric utilities.

Performs general cleaning duties including cleaning trucks, equipment and facilities.

Works on de-energized electrical equipment.

Works on energized secondary voltage equipment utilizing rubber gloves only while working in conjunction with a journeyman line mechanic.

Climbs poles with all equipment de-energized.

Other duties as assigned in conjunction with the work being performed by the crew.

Must currently be enrolled in a power line program at a college or technical school requiring an internship of at least 1000 hours.

Valid Driver's license

Demonstrated proficiency at climbing poles

Non-DOT drug testing

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Job: *Electric Distribution/Service

Organization: *Electric Delivery

Title: Line Mechanic Intern - Electric Delivery

Location: IA-Knoxville

Requisition ID: 2000093