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Journey Lineworker

Sacramento, California
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  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
Job Title
Journey Lineworker
Closing Date/Time
$31.82 - $39.78 Hourly
Job Type
Full Time
1400 29th Street Sacramento, California
Light Rail Maintenance


Inspects, tests, performs diagnostic analysis, maintains and repairs the light rail traction power substations, and electrical distribution system; troubleshoots emergencies and/or operational problems, diagnoses problems, and performs emergency repairs; may serve as crew leader, providing training and oversight to lower level employees; practices safe work processes, and contributes to the creation and maintenance of a safe working environment for self and others; and performs other related duties as assigned. 


 Examples of Duties: Performs inspections and skilled work in the testing, diagnostic analysis, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the light rail traction power signaling, Overhead Catenary System (OCS), electrical distribution and substation systems; inspects, tests, diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs operational signal systems, traffic warning devices and crossing gates, power switches and electric lock mechanisms; updates signal prints with new circuits and relay wiring; troubleshoots and repairs electronic equipment; designs and fabricates system improvements; may train and/or oversee the work of lower level personnel, as needed; performs duties such as a switch or flagperson for the protection of the public, employees, and trains during emergencies and rerouting of trains; safely operates non-revenue District vehicles and construction and heavy equipment; maintains and updates knowledge base related to applicable technologies and computer subsystems; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervision Received
Receives general supervision within a framework of standard operating policies and procedures.
Supervision Exercised
This classification may provide technical or functional supervision to Lineworkers, as assigned within a framework of standard operating policies and procedures


Minimum Qualifications:
Required Prior Education:
High school diploma or equivalent. Coursework or completion of an apprenticeship program in electrical circuitry/electronics or related skill area is required.   
Required Prior Experience:
Three (3) years of progressively responsible full time work experience performing inspections, testing, diagnostic analysis, maintenance, and repairs of high voltage and/or railroad signal and crossing protection systems.
Special Requirements, Licenses and/or Certifications: Must possess a valid Driver's License at the time of application; and have the ability to obtain a California Class A Permit with air brake endorsement prior to the start of employment; a satisfactory driving record; the ability to pass the Ishihara Eye Test; to obtain the tools for the Journey Lineworker by the end of the probationary period.
Candidates must submit an official DMV printout, at the time of application dated no more than ten (10) days prior to the date you submit your application in order to be considered. Only official DMV printouts issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles are acceptable. Online DMV printout will not be accepted.
Proof of required education beyond high school, such as college transcripts, diplomas, and/or certificates must be submitted at the time of application.


 Supplemental Information:
The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other examination segments of the selection process.  An employment application, supplemental questionnaire and official DMV printout are required for this position. Applications, supplemental questionnaires, job announcements, and copies of the complete job description are available through our website at www.sacrt.com.
A completed employment application, proof of education, as outlined above, and official DMV printout must be submitted online. RT does not accept late applications and will not process incomplete applications. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an application, but may be included with the application. For more information on benefits, a summary sheet is available from the Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (916) 556-0298.
RT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE – Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
This position falls under the IBEW Local 1245 Collective Bargaining Unit.
Posted: 2019-08-08 Expires: 2019-09-07

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