Lineman, Transmission (Traveling)

An employee who is qualified by training and on-the-job experience to perform work on energized circuits of 110KV or greater. Must be qualified to perform switching. His background and training must qualify him 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. 


Essential Education, Skills, and Environment 
Education and Work Experience 
High School Diploma or GED and completion of a four year Journeyman- Electric Lineman apprentice program. 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills 
Experience with Hot Stick and Rubber gloving. 

Equipment and Applications 
PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software. 

Work Environment and Physical Demands 
Climbing towers and poles, working outdoors in all weather conditions. 

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. 


$46.97 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 or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired - 711 


Depending on qualifications of applicants, this position may be filled at a lower level than that which is posted such as _______, _______, or _______(excludes Bargaining Unit positions).  

Company Name:
NV Energy
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Reno, Nevada
United States
Transmission & Distribution
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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