Journeyman Lineman

Job Description

 Energize Your Career at NV Energy

Would you like to join the premier provider of energy for Nevada? Would you like the opportunity to build a career that offers you challenge, adventure and a variety of work assignments while growing your skills and expertise -- consider NV Energy!

NV Energy has served northern Nevada for more than 150 years and southern Nevada since 1906. Our Company is committed to creating a culture that embraces our core values of safety, customer focus, compliance, integrity, and reliability.  Be a Lineman who is set apart from the others and join our team!


Now Accepting Applications of Interest for Future Openings

NV Energy is seeking Journeyman Lineman for several of our Northern Nevada locations.  We are building an applicant pool of ready workforce to be placed in future Journeyman Lineman positions.  Qualified applicants will be tested,  interviewed and placed into an applicant pool to be considered for future openings. As a Journeyman Lineman, you will perform all classes of overhead and underground transmission and distribution line work and the construction, erection and maintenance of substations while working in a crew environment.  Candidates, through training and experience, are required to demonstrate their knowledge of underground circuits, substations, and apparatus to test, maintain, and install duct line, cable, conduits, risers, Company-owned customer outdoor lighting equipment, circuit breakers, transformers, and associated equipment, substation equipment, and circuits.

Opportunities are also available for our Traveling Transmission Lineman division. These Journeyman perform all duties associated with Lineman work at normal distribution voltages as well as work on 110KV, 230KV, 345KV, or higher transmission line voltages. The Traveling Lineman crews, who travel up to 75% of the year, work on special projects throughout Northern and Eastern Nevada and receive additional premium pay, out of town expenses, and meal reimbursements.

Wages & Benefits:  Not only will you find competitive salary and health insurance plans, but employees at NV Energy participate in a Safety Incentive program, 6% Company 401k match, paid training and tuition reimbursement, and a cash balance pension plan. Also, since Nevada does not have state income tax, residents receive more of their salary! Entry level positions starting at $43.50 per hour with up to a 2% Safety Incentive (Incentive paid on regular and overtime earnings).  For More Details and to How to Apply: Visit the NV Energy Careers website at

Life in Northern Nevada

Northern Nevada communities still boast small town values and size while offering world class amenities, entertainment, arts and cultural events and adventures in the great outdoors including golfing, big game hunting, fishing, mountain and motocross biking and much more!

Whether you are a sports enthusiast or an outdoor adventurer, communities in Northern Nevada offer you the quality of life worth living.

NV Energy has locations throughout Northern Nevada including smaller rural headquartered opportunities in Fallon, Hawthorne, Winnemucca, Elko and Carson City.



NV Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

Responsibility for NV Energy's EEO Program has been assigned to the Director of Talent Acquisition. Each member of management is responsible for ensuring compliance with the program. The Talent Acquisition and Employee Relations department will coordinate and monitor all equal employment opportunity activities and report the effectiveness of Affirmative Action Programs.

Appropriate sections of the Affirmative Action Plan will be available for review by written request and appointment only at

Applicants in need of accommodation during the application, interview or selection process should email

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Company Name:
NV Energy
Approximate Salary:
43.50 Per Hour
Reno, Nevada
United States
Lineman/Lineworker - Journey Level
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
Journey Level
Education level:
Journeyman Certificate
6100 Neil Road
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