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Groundman - OH- Jackson, MS

Company: Chain Electric Corporate
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Groundman -OH - Jackson, MSJob Summary:The Groundman position organizes and prepares vehicles with the correct tools and materials to ensure jobs go smoothly and safely. Assists the Lineman in the various facets of power line construction, repair, maintenance and storm restoration.Reasonable Accommodations Statement To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:This entry level position requireslittle to no independent decision making and works under immediatesupervision to complete specific assignments. As more experience/knowledge is obtained, more independence may be exercised on routine job tasks, while remainingunder close supervision.The groundman ensures trucks areproperly maintained and stocked with material commonly used on a dailybasis.Prepares equipment and worksite for effectivecompletion of assignmentsWorks in close proximity of work areato anticipate the needs of the crew, preparing tools and equipment to handto Lineman/crew membersVerifies proper grounding of truckSafely controls traffic passing in,near and around work zonesDigs ditches or trenches, backfillexcavations, or compact and level earth to grade specifications, usingpicks, shovels, rakes, etc.Load, unload, or identify buildingmaterials, machinery, or tools, distributing them as needed.Lubricate, clean or repair machinery,equipment or toolsAssists in performing maintenance asneededOperate a fork lift and other toolsUse various hand and power toolssafelyAssists lineman framing poles on theground.Assists with washing and maintainingequipment in proper working order.Drive and operate the various Chainvehicles.Keeps work areas clean and organized,picking up scrap wire, discarded materials, etc.Performs any and all other dutiesassigned by the supervisor.Although no prior experience is necessary, the successful candidate must meet the following basic qualifications to apply for the position of Groundman:Ability to travel 100% of the timeAvailable to work irregular hours,weekends and holidays, as neededDue to business needs, applicant must possess a valid CDL-A licensePossess own hand toolsHave a good driving recordAbility to handle physicallydemanding construction duties in harsh weather conditionsAbility to read and followinstructionsAbility to travel at a moment’snoticeAbility to lift a minimum of 50 lbsAbility to hear from a long distanceMust be able to see long distancesand differentiate between colors and have clear depth perception, as wellas peripheral vision abilityChain Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age (40 and above), religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status where otherwise qualified.

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