Transmission Lineman (Traveling)

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 seekinga  Transmission Lineman (Traveling).  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 $44.70 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.


Must be qualified by training and on-the-job experience to perform work on energized circuits of 110KV or greater.  Must be qualified to perform switching.  Background and training must qualify individual to perform all duties associated with Lineman work at normal distribution voltages as well as work on 110KV, 230KV, 345KV, or higher transmission line voltages.  May be required to spend a significant amount of time on out-of-town projects.

Additional Requirements  

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40.  Any applicant/employee who is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s FMCSA drug and alcohol testing programs.  Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role.  If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.


$44.70 per hour.  Potential Safety Bonus 2%.  The company reserves the right to determine the number of positions awarded for this requisition.





Life Insurance


Flexible Spending Accounts

Tuition Assistance 401(k) with a Company match provision

Retirement and more, visit our Corporate website for detailed information


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.

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


Company Name:
NV Energy
Approximate Salary:
44.70 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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