Lineman, Power (165) Enlisted Personnel

Erects and repairs power lines consisting of poles, cables, transformers and auxiliary equipment for the transmission of electric power to military installations.
Digs holes and sets up poles to support power lines. Climbs poles and attaches cross arms, insulators, and transformers. Attaches wires to insulators by means of a tie-wire and makes connections by stripping insulation from wire ends, twisting and soldering them together, and covering them with friction tape. Mounts poles and connects transformers and leads to buildings.
Tools and equipment used include pliers, wrenches, screw drivers, brace and bit, poles, transformers, insulators, wire, soldering iron, safety belt, and pole climbers.
Must have knowledge of electricity and the tools and equipment used in electrical construction work.

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