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Area Supervisor - T&D

  • Location:

    North Carolina

  • Sector:

    Power Delivery

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    $150,000 - $200,000

  • Contact:

    Ryan Healy

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:


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RO are on the search for a Area Supervisor in the South East US for a growing self perform contractor. 


The ideal candidate would be able to travel and be based in GA, SC or NC. 

Essential Functions:

  • Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance, or repair work of energized and de-energized work.
  • Supervises crew members.
  • Possesses working knowledge of leadership and management skills.
  • Must be capable of leading and training lower skilled employees in safe and productive work procedures. 
  • Must be capable of leading and teaching hot stick work on energized lines.
  • Conducts pre-job or tailgate briefings.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of all aspects of line work.
  • Strings overhead wire.
  • Set poles, whether wooden, concrete or steel, and related anchors.
  • Installs transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear as needed for distribution under build work.
  • Troubleshoots problems and supervises troubleshooting in primary and secondary systems.
  • Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems.
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment, and tools in good working order.
  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
  • Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
  • Must be familiar with induced voltage.
  • Must be able to properly sag wire.
  • Must be capable of properly phasing a circuit through a substation.
  • Must be able to identify and locate puller and tensioner setups.
  • Must understand grounding procedures.
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover up.
  • Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
  • Must understand how to safely operate equipment.
  • Must understand how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
  • Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
  • Understands how to obtain a one shot on a recloser.
  • Must be able to safely perform a reconductoring job.
  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
  • Understands how to use a load bust tool.
  • Able to properly ask for and take line clearances.
  • Able to identify and locate puller and tensioner setups.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of line protection devices.
  • Understands flag and tag procedures.
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather.
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job. 


Qualifications - External

Minimum Requirements:

  • Coordinates and inspects the work of crew members.
  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required.
  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.
  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.
  • Comply with company reporting procedures and complete required company paperwork.
  • Possesses a CDL and demonstrates safe driving.
  • Willing to work over-time when requested.
  • Check, verify and approve time sheet and routine reports.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel preferred.