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Alliant Energy Combination Customer Service Mechanic, Journeyman or Apprentice in Mason City, Iowa

4432BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Running temporary and permanent underground services (whenever the job calls for operations of trenchers or other earth-moving equipment there shall be two (2) qualified competent personnel at the job site)

  • Fusing of single phase transformers and lines

  • Fusing of three phase banks and three phase spurs/laterals (with only one three phase bank tapped on it)

  • Install and repair street lights and security lights

  • Locates gas and electric secondary and primary lines where needed

  • Wrapping gas lines (cold wrap only)

  • Standby gas/electric lines where excavating is being performed

  • Working from the stop cock (shut off valve) valve) into the house on pressurized gas of 7 inches or less (water column pressure) or 4 oz of gas pressure for the purpose of changing out gas meters/regulators, minor pipe repair. And this only if City and County Ordinances/Codes allow it.

  • Electric switching: Gang operated switches

  • Use of switch stick to operate: Disconnect blades; Reclosers; Cutouts

  • Installing and removing hot line taps (with use of hot stick). Limit hot tap operations to: remove/install ahead of visibly opened disconnects; single phase transformers (with primary connected wye) only; when lines are de energized or grounded

  • No gas line splicing by heat fusion or any other method

  • Responds to gas leak and CO calls

  • Lights pilots

  • Connecting of temporary or permanent secondary services in dead front underground transformers (no work at all in live front underground transformers or on blowing gas/pressurized lines of 4 oz or more)

  • Repairing of faulty underground secondary cables

  • May stand fire watch if qualified/trained

  • With the exception of above named switching, this classification requires no hot primary work.

  • Will not be considered "second person" for electric primary work or pressurized gas work.

  • May only assist a Gas Mechanic in fusing plastic pipe, however, CSM will not perform the actual fusion. Definition of assist To work as a helper.

  • May assist a journeyman line mechanic in:

  • Installation and removal of a single phase transformer (as long as they are not within reaching or falling distance of lines energized above 600 volts).

  • May assist a journeyman line mechanic or journeyman gas mechanic and/or crews in:

  • Operations, construction, and maintenance of distribution systems (performing work they are qualified to do in gas and/or electric fields according to this job description only).

  • May represent the company in properties (small towns, communities, and rural areas) that are gas and/or electric. Shall perform similar and less skilled work as required. Assist journeyman line mechanic or crews in isolation of single phase primary underground, refuse tested cable, and if necessary assist in repair of faulty underground after single phase primary system has been switched off and grounded by qualified personnel. May repair faulty secondary underground.

  • Switching in substations shall be limited to opening and closing circuit breakers, gang operated switches, or blade disconnects except that where the only device available to de energize the substation is a set of fuses, the fuses may be pulled with a switch stick when feasible. Re fusing or re energizing with fuses in substations at 34.5 kV and above is not a function of this classification.

  • All employees shall be trained in both gas and electric duties.

  • Operation of Equipment: May operate digger derricks (line/boom trucks); When the job requires operating a trencher, backhoe, or combination of pre mentioned, there shall be at least one other competent qualified employee on the job site. (Requires competent person training.)

Requisition ID:4432BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Mason City, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Combination Customer Service Mechanic, Journeyman or Apprentice in Mason City, IA. In this challenging role you will be representing the company for service work in properties (small towns, communities, and rural areas) that are gas and/or electric.

This position requires the selected individual to live within 25 minutes of the Mason City, IA Headquarters.

How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and upload your resume at Category:Field Operations Job Qualifications:

  • This classification requires a CDL, and will be subject to drug and alcohol testing according to Federal and DOT regulations.

  • This position is also subject to the residency requirements and must reside a within twenty five (25) minute reporting time

Posting Title:Combination Customer Service Mechanic, Journeyman or Apprentice