Electric Troubleman (Tonopah)

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!

Tonopah Nevada is located at over 6000ft in the San Antonio mountains, about midway between Reno and Las Vegas. Tonopah offers a unique lifestyle at a slower pace. Tonopah has some of the darkest skies in the county and is rated the #1 stargazing destination in America. Tonopah offers plenty of adventure by day, off-roading, geocaching, hiking, mountian biking, birdwatching, wildlife watching, hunting and rock hounding are the most popular.



An individual with at least two (2) years of experience as a Lineman, engaged in performing any overhead and underground work in connection with maintaining electric service to the public, including the installation of all types of customer services, including risers and terminal connections when the service is to be underground, meters and materials, replacing line and transformer fuses; patrolling, switching, restoring service on "no light" and "no power" calls and operating unattended substations. Must be qualified to perform switching. May install Company owned customer outdoor lighting service equipment, may make short secondary extension using bundle conductors and may perform emergency maintenance and/or repairs to overhead and underground secondary and primary circuits which he is equipped to handle. May do minor repairing on customer's equipment. Must be qualified to work with the public.

A Troubleman may work alone or may have additional personnel assigned to assist him. Troubleman when working in a two man unit performing work as outlined above may have any one (1) of the following as an assistant: another Troubleman, a Lineman, or an Electric Serviceman. When installing services the assistant may be an Apprentice Lineman assigned for training as provided under the apprentice training program.

When working on work as outlined above in a three man unit the Troubleman may be assisted by another Troubleman and one (1) Electric Serviceman or by two (2) Electric Servicemen.

If any other combination of three (3) or more persons is used or work is performed other than outlined above, the unit shall constitute a crew and will require a Working Foreman as part of the complement.

The Tonopah Troubleman shall be required by the Company to reside within a sixty (60) mile radius of the Tonopah headquarters.

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.

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.


$46.28 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
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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 .

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at HumanResources@nvenergy.com or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired 

Company Name:
NV Energy
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Tonopah, Nevada
United States
Lineman/Lineworker - Journey Level
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
< 2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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