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American Electric Power Dist Line Crew Supv NE in Milton, West Virginia



Dist Line Crew Supv NE

Job Description:


The successful candidate must live or be willing to relocate (at their own expense) within 30 minutes safe driving distance to the Milton Service Center, located at, 1068 US Route 60, Milton WV 25541.

Responsible to assigned Line Management for supervising the work of a line crew and performing the work of a Line Mechanic A. The type of work involves construction operation and maintenance of distribution, overhead and underground facilities. Activities associated with the performance of this work include planning procedures, directing or supervising assigned crewmembers, and exercising independent judgment.

Essential Job Functions & Tasks:

1.) Supervise and responsibly direct a line crew in the safe construction, maintenance, operation and retirement of distribution lines, administer procedures for service restoration of overhead and underground facilities, and all related electrical equipment using approved methods and procedures.

2.) As a member of a line crew, perform the duties of a Line Mechanic A as needed.

3.) Supervise and administer procedures for rapid restoration of service and line switching requirements to result in prompt and reliable service to customers.

4.) Assume responsibility for care and safe use of tools and equipment.

5.) Direct or perform switching operations; request, make and accept line clearances.

6.) Make recommendations for performance evaluations, promotions, demotions, transfers, discipline, leaves of absence, hiring and dismissal of assigned personnel.---- ( Mentor and develop line mechanics)

7.) Understand and apply the provisions of the Management Information and Policy Manual and any applicable labor agreement.

8.) Perform all duties and work with other employees and the general public in a safe manner, in compliance with all appropriate Company safety policies and rules. Promote and enforce the Company's Accident Prevention and Safety and Health programs.

9.) Carry out, within the assigned area of responsibility, the Company's program of Equal Employment Opportunity, including its affirmative action obligations.

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Milton, WV

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Minimum Requirements:


Education requirements are listed below:

  • High school diploma or GED.

Work Experience requirement listed below:

Two years as qualified as a Line Mechanic A. (Principal Line of Progression: From: Line Mechanic A To: Higher classification), Leadership experience (leading crews/projects/initiatives) preferred.

Required License(s)/Certification(s) are listed below:

  • Must maintain a valid state driver's license. Must meet all vehicle operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state law.


  1. A good working knowledge of procedures, practices, methods, standards, codes, and theory relating to the assigned facilities and work.

  2. A thorough working knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair procedures of distribution lines and electrical equipment.

  3. Must be able to interpret prints and manufacturers' drawings.

  4. Must be thoroughly familiar with the Company safety rules and practices and be proficient in the application of resuscitation and first aid as presented in the Company Safety Manual.

  5. Demonstrated ability to supervise employees, interpret and transmit orders, and give instructions in a manner that obtains effective work results.

  6. Ability to deal with employees, customers, and the public in a courteous and tactful manner.

  7. Physical demands - Same as a line mechanic.

Physical demand level is Heavy.

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Equal Opportunity Employer | Minorities/Females/Disability/Vets