PHED Employs 60 Linesmen To Enhance Consumer Service


The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED), in it’s assurance to position and reinforce it’s technical force for quick response to fault and better customer satisfaction, employed sixty lines men of late to add to its workforce, as reported by Energy Mix Report from  the organization.

The 60 linesmen made up of 30 linesmen, 23 assistant linesmen 7 linesman apprentice have been employed by the organization following a one week concentrated training to get them ready for their new tasks.

Addressing them at the training, the Chief Executive Officer, Jay McCoskey charged the lines men to hold fast to safety precautions while carrying out their assignments. He reiterated the need for safety adding that the organization is committed to providing safety gears like Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and guarantee a safe workplace at all times. He said that the achievement of PHED relied on upon the linesmen including that they were the most valued staffs working behind the scene, thus, reassuring them to stay alive for their families and friends.

He likewise urged them to complete the tasks given them with honesty by avoiding degenerate practices, corrupt practices and unlawful acts of getting monetary profits from clients. He noticed that such acts are inconvenient to the organization and could tell on the company’s revenue negatively.

Lastly, McCoskey encouraged them to be engaged and focused on their job expressing that the organization rewards fantastic performance of workers.


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