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[Safety Specialist] Safety (Electric Power Lines)

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W2 Hourly pay rate/1.5 OT + Health Benefits

9 months to start

Candidate has the option of per diem at $115/day for days worked or straight expense reimbursement. I strongly recommend the reimbursement option as it includes more day to day mileage reimbursement flexibility as daily commuting miles can be included.
Mob/demob: up to $500 each way

The primary focus on distribution line construction and maintenance with transmission as a secondary focus.

Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of Regulatory Standard 1910.269; Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
Basic knowledge/understanding of Distribution lines and equipment, including primary, secondary voltages, overhead and underground construction.
Familiar with Distribution Switching and Tagging process to achieve energy isolation, including zero energy checks and grounding schemes for personal protection.
Familiar with electric rated PPE, arc-rated protective clothing/fall protection, and the use of insulated/liveline tools.
Familiar with the inspection and installation of electrical protective equipment (rubber blankets, line hoses, etc.) to achieve proper cover up/Insulate and Isolate.
Familiar with grounding of line trucks and other mobile equipment when working within the Minimum Equipment Clearance (MEC) of energized overhead primary lines/equipment.
Familiar with process for inspecting and testing poles and structures (wood, metal, concrete).
Familiar with Minimum Approach Distances (MAD) for Distribution Voltages in Phase-to-ground and Phase-to-phase exposure situations.
Familiar with Enclosed Space Entry process for electric vaults and manholes.
Familiar with the safe operation of Aerial Lifts (Bucket Trucks, Material Handlers, Achiever, and Digger Derricks).
Familiar with Work Zone set ups for Temporary Traffic Control Zones (MUTCD and applicable state regulations for North and South Carolina).
Professional Experience

Direct experience with Distribution Line Work, including construction, maintenance, and storm restoration. OR
Indirect experience with Distribution Line Work through Health and Safety support, training, or supervision/oversight.
Education

High School Diploma/GED.
Degree in Health and Safety, Science, or Engineering is a plus, but not required.
Certifications

Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) is a plus, but not required.


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