Power Line Technician
Repair and install new long-range electrical wiring on electrical towers.
Repairs handtools, such as planes, vises, bit braces, levels, tape rules and mitre boxes: Examines defective tools to determine from experience, nature of defect or cause of malfunction, and possibility of repair. Disassembles tool, using screwdrivers, hammers, chisels, punches, and files. Operates power tools, such as drill press, power press, and handmilling machine, to remove screws, pins, rivets, bushings, collars, and jackets. Replaces defective part or repairs part, using files, reaming tools, and vise. Verifies dimensions, straightness, and concentricity of parts, using gauges. Reassembles tool, using hand and power equipment [ASSEMBLER]. Records nature and extent of repairs performed. Maintains stock of parts.