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Electrical Line Technician

Company: United Site Services
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

About USS

You may not always notice United Site Services, but we are always there - at construction sites, industrial facilities, and live events all across America. We take pride in providing essential services like portable restrooms, hand hygiene solutions, temporary fence, trailer solutions, roll off dumpsters and more, for customers across the country. From state parks to the largest music festivals in the nation, our team is on the road and behind the scenes helping our customers create easy, safe and clean experiences for their employees or patrons. Join a company that makes a difference in communities across the country while providing for yourself and your family.


  • One-stop-shop for temporary site services, offering a full line of portable restrooms, hand hygiene solutions, temporary fence, trailer solutions and more.
  • The largest inventory of equipment in the country.
  • Coast-to-coast coverage with over 130+ locations in 27 states - and growing!
    Primary Purpose

    The Electrical Line Technician gets to 'spark' up the business by installing, repairing and maintaining temporary power poles, lines, and generators for our customers. this roll assembles, installs, tests, and maintains electrical and electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures.

    Essential Functions

    • Maintain, operate, and repair electrical systems
    • Perform installation and maintenance tasks to ensure effective operation of various electrical equipment
    • Install and repair of temporary power poles using hand tools and testing instruments to diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components and isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors and other elements of electrical systems
    • Mount motors, transformers and lighting fixtures into position and complete circuits according to diagram specifications
    • Inspect completed work for conformance with requirements of applicable safety codes
    • Maintain telephone or radio contact with dispatch to update dispatch when on and offsite and to receive additional instructions, and for changes to work locations
    • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures
    • Maintain truck logs according to state and federal regulations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

      • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
      • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization including superiors and direct reports
      • Ability to perform simple arithmetic (add, subtract, multiply, and divide). Ability to perform these operations using units of American currency, measurement, weight, and distance. Ability to estimate materials and labor costs
      • Ability to interpret and work from instructions, penciled plans and sketches, and blueprints
      • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
      • Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools of the electrical trade
      • Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work
      • Skill in the use and care of all hand and shop tools and equipment of the electrician's trade
      • Valid Driver's License and proof of current automobile insurance
        Physical Requirements

        • Sit while driving and stand while servicing products
        • Use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects tools or controls
        • Repeat the same movements
        • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away and also at greater distance
        • Speak clearly so customers can understand
        • Understand the speech of another person
        • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them
        • Be able to walk up to 30 minutes at a time without exertion
        • Enter and exit equipment by stepping and kneeling
        • Lift up to 40lbs from your waits to your shoulders
        • Lift 30lbs from the floor to your head
        • Crouch and squat
        • Push 100lbs and pull 100lbs horizontally
          Benefits Summary

          All full-time employees working an average of 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the following benefits:
          • Holiday & Paid Time Off (pro-rated for Part-Time employees)
          • Medical/Pharmacy
          • Dental
          • Vision
          • Employer-Paid Short-Term Disability
          • Employer-Paid Long-Term Disability
          • Employer-Paid Employee Basic Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
          • Voluntary Employee Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
          • Voluntary Spousal Life
          • Voluntary Dependent Life
          • Hospital Indemnity, Accident and Critical Illness
          • Commuter/Transit Account
          • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
          • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
          • Health Savings Account
          • 401(k) with employer match
          • Employer-Paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Employee Discounts
            Salary Range

            $18.00 - $36.00 / hour

            Pay Transparency Statement

            At United Site Services, our salary ranges reflect the minimum and maximum base pay for the posted position applicable to all locations across the US. Within the posted salary range, individual pay is determined by the geographic location, job related skills, experience, education, and certifications. Our total compensation package includes base pay plus a comprehensive benefits program.

            EEO Statement

            United Site Services is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation , gender identity , age (40 and over), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.

Keywords: United Site Services, San Jose , Electrical Line Technician, Professions , San Jose, California

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