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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Well-versed in handling tasks such as pole replacements and reconducting with little oversight. Skilled at building circuits, replacing hardware and installing transformers.

Safety-minded Lineman with more than 33 years of operating power equipment such as hydraulic aerial lifts and compressors. Focused employee promoting a background in performing aerial and underground line construction. Ready for a new position where attention to detail and exceptional communication can be utilized.

Hardworking Lineman with a background inspecting poles and lines for damage and experienced in troubleshooting techniques. Organized employee with a strong work ethic and a terrific job attendance record. Highly communicative and offering great problem solving skills.

Effective at managing daily line work and emergency call-outs in all types of environments. Experienced with skills such as sagging, guying, and tower erection. Dependable, hardworking and safety-focused.

Skills
  • Hardware disposal understanding
  • Pole setting
  • Three-phase background
  • Helicopter experience
  • Underground and overhead distribution
  • Electrical power line maintenance
  • Transformer removal
  • Crew assistance
  • Construction principles
  • Effective customer communication
  • Troubleshooting [Equipment]
  • Emergency repairs
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Hand and power tools
  • Safety meetings
  • Issue and conflict resolution
  • Problem resolution
  • Planning
  • Project planning
  • Organization
  • Capital improvement planning
  • Contract development and management
  • Goal-oriented
  • Processes and procedures
Experience
12/2020 to Current Journeyman Lineman Mastec | Bakersfield, CA,
  • Performed work on both dead and energized lines of different voltages.
  • Assessed power lines, poles and electrical equipment for wear and damage and reported deficiencies to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Completed resagging on older or improperly installed lines.
  • Attached transformers to poles and connected to power lines.
  • Helped out by participating in extra shifts when emergencies or outages required additional assistance in adverse weather conditions.
  • Adhered to strict federal and corporate rules to help ensure the overall safety of all workers and members of the public.
  • Handled repair work for overhead and underground electrical power lines.
  • Assisted the linemen in various capacities during construction, repair and maintenance of electrical lines.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Participated in all company meetings and workshops on safety to learn different techniques that could alleviate accidents.
10/2019 to 12/2020 Journeyman Lineman/Foreman Alvah Contractors | City, STATE,
  • Identified defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays or wiring using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments.
  • Enhanced organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Trained others with less experience and supported and participated in growth of co-workers and company.
  • Maintained safety and high quality of workmanship by following company standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Inspected completed work to assess quality and identify skill or ability issues.
  • Established and enforced clear safety policies to protect workers from injury.
  • Inspected and tested power lines and auxiliary equipment to locate and identify problems using reading and testing instruments.
  • Opened switches and attached grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs.
  • Operated multiple machines, including bucket trucks, lashers, core machines and powered hand tools safely and efficiently.
  • Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities such as trade print articles, exposure to more experienced technicians and other relevant areas of business and networking.
  • Kept equipment in good operating condition by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventive maintenance and informing management of needed repairs.
  • Coordinated efficient maintenance schedules to keep systems running at peak levels.
  • Determined schedules, sequences and assignments for work activities, based on priority, quantity of equipment and personnel skill.
  • Monitored employee work levels and optimized performance with strategic approaches.
02/2008 to 08/2019 Journeyman Lineman/Supervisor Westar Energy/Evergy | City, STATE,
  • Completed resagging on older or improperly installed lines.
  • Performed work on both dead and energized lines of different voltages.
  • Adhered to strict federal and corporate rules to help ensure the overall safety of all workers and members of the public.
  • Participated in all company meetings and workshops on safety to learn different techniques that could alleviate accidents.
  • Helped out by participating in extra shifts when emergencies or outages required additional assistance in adverse weather conditions.
  • Handled repair work for overhead and underground electrical power lines.
  • Shortened or lengthened wires by removing or adding wire as needed and used different types of splices, connectors and clamps.
  • Assessed power lines, poles and electrical equipment for wear and damage and reported deficiencies to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Assisted the linemen in various capacities during construction, repair and maintenance of electrical lines.
  • Replaced transmission poles and associated hardware with new equipment.
  • Performed pre-installation procedures to attach cross-arms, insulators and auxiliary equipment to poles.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
06/1988 to 02/2008 Journeyman Lineman/Lead Utilities Operator City Of Osawatomie | City, STATE,
  • Helped out by participating in extra shifts when emergencies or outages required additional assistance in adverse weather conditions.
  • Assessed job sites for cleanliness and organization and loaded trucks with materials at completion of shift.
  • Assessed power lines, poles and electrical equipment for wear and damage and reported deficiencies to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Participated in all company meetings and workshops on safety to learn different techniques that could alleviate accidents.
  • Adhered to strict federal and corporate rules to help ensure the overall safety of all workers and members of the public.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Performed work on both dead and energized lines of different voltages.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1985 to to High School Diploma | Osawatomie High School, Osawatomie, KS GPA:
Expected in to to Associate of Applied Science | Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, KS GPA:
Expected in to to | Utilities Management Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, KS GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Applied science for power generation and water treatment and management. Federal and State rules and regulations

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Osawatomie High School
  • Fort Scott Community College
  • Fort Scott Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Journeyman Lineman
  • Journeyman Lineman/Foreman
  • Journeyman Lineman/Supervisor
  • Journeyman Lineman/Lead Utilities Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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