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Ferreira Construction Co., Inc. Underground Lineman in Medley, Florida

Ferreira Construction is a 400 million+ a year privately held first-rate heavy civil construction company. Since 1988, Ferreira has enjoyed steady growth throughout its history. We specialize in: Underground Utilities (Gas, Water, Sewer, Fiber Optic, Electrical), Foundations, Bridges, Highways, Airports, Sitework; Power/Utility: Substations, Power Plants, Transmission & Distribution, Sitework; Emergency Management: Reconstruction, 24-Hour Storm Response, Storm Hardening, Shoreline Restoration/Stabilization, Debris Removal; Solar Installation and Construction Management.

We are dedicated to constructing quality infrastructure through innovation and sustainability, never compromising our integrity-the foundation of our success for more than two decades. Ferreira is a nationally recognized company with headquarters in New Jersey and regional offices in New York, Florida, California and Rhode Island.

We are currently seeking an Underground Lineman to work out of our Medley office.

This position will involve working with both energized and de-energized electrical systems while troubleshooting, constructing and repairing overhead and underground electrical lines. Drive and/or operate vehicles and vehicles with trailers for long distances. Operate heavy equipment to construct and maintain distribution system (includes off road track equipment).

This position requires a valid CDL Class A

Essential Functions

  • Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance or repair work of energized and de-energized underground work.

  • Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman.

  • Must be able to do Feeder & Primary risers – splices – elbows.

  • Stringing overhead wire.

  • Setting poles and anchors.

  • Installing transformers, lightening arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches and switchgear.

  • Troubleshooting trouble 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 identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.

  • Must be familiar with induced voltage.

  • Understands 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.

  • Understands 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 effectively conduct a pre-job or tailgate briefing.

  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.

  • Understands how to use a load bust tool.

  • Able to properly inspect rubber goods and PPE.

  • Able to travel, when required.

  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required.

  • Able to lift in excess of 50 lbs.

  • Work in inclement weather as needed or service dictates.

  • Must be available for overtime including extended workdays, nights and holidays.


  • Must presently be a qualified Distribution Journeyman Lineman.

  • 3+ years working experience in URD work on FPL system preferred.

  • Must have a valid CDL Class A

  • Must be able to operate a Line truck – Mini excavator.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are a Drug Free Workplace'

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