High Voltage Cable Splicer (401) Enlisted Personnel

Splices high voltage wires to join multiple conductor cables in the installation and maintenance of military electric railway catenary systems.
Dries out moisture from splice with paraffin or desiccant, wraps, and covers with lead sleeves. Tests sheath by means of gas or air under pressure. Test conductors for continuity and insulation by. means of buzzer system or other test instruments. Climbs poles, using climbing tools and aids.
Tools and equipment used include climbing irons, safety belt, repair set consisting of wire, pliers, screw driver, knife, splices, insulating and friction material, and conductor and insulation testers.
Must be familiar with standard operating rules and regulations governing military railway electric transmission systems. Should be able to splice rubber covered cable. Should have experience on cables of 440 voltage and up.