It's been said that the mail must go through during the worst of weathers imaginable (exempting Sundays and holidays). We all expect the same service for our electricity (including Sundays and Holidays).
When our electrical service is disrupted, we need it restored promptly, no matter what time of day or night. When the lights and power are back on, most of us don't give a second thought to the men who work on the problem in sometimes harsh and always dangerous conditions to restore our most-taken-for-granted convenience.
I wonder how many citizens have passed by an electrical job site and observed a line crew standing around a pole seemingly doing nothing, and became irate about the size of their electrical bills, or upset that this bunch of guys might be wasting the consumers money. Probably no one ever realizes that they are carefully planning a dangerous pole procedure to try to eliminate some of the hazards of their "no mistakes allowed" profession.
It's because of these dedicated line mechanics, who climb the power poles and handle the extremely dangerous high voltage lines, that we have the luxury of flipping any switch to produce light, run our modern conveniences and appliances, and have the comfort of air conditioners.