7413-Electrical line installers and repairers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Electrical line installers and repairers
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Job Description: 
Electrical line installers and repairers install, repair and join electrical transmission and supply cables and related equipment.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) installing and repairing overhead and underground electrical power and electrical traction lines
  • (b) making joints in overhead and underground cables
  • (c) adhering to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas
  • (d) opening switches or attaching grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs
  • (e) climbing poles or using truck-mounted buckets to access equipment
  • (f) identifying defective sectionalizing devices, circuit breakers, fuses, voltage regulators, transformers, switches, relays, or wiring, using wiring diagrams and electrical-testing instruments.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Electric cable jointer
- Electric power line worker


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Data and telecommunications cabler - 7422
- Telecommunications line worker - 7422

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