Lineman, Electric


An employee who is a Journeyman and who performs all classes of overhead and underground transmission and distribution line work and the construction, erection and maintenance of substations when assigned to a crew under the direction of a Working Foreman or Supervisor of higher grade, and who is qualified by training and 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. Must be qualified to perform switching. 

Will make connections to underground circuits and substation feeder installations as well as making underground connections on customer services. 

Background of apprenticeship training and experience must be such as to qualify him to perform these duties with skill and efficiency. May be assigned to work with and under general direction of a Troubleman and when so assigned, the type of work he performs and the method of supervision shall be governed by the rules with respect to the Troubleman classification. A Lineman may be assigned temporarily to work apart from a crew either alone or as a member of a two man unit without supervision, doing work which shall include: 

1. Framing poles. 
2. Preassembling material. 
3. Patrolling and inspecting pole and tower lines. 
4. Testing and inspecting poles. 
5. Repairing risers and ground mouldings. 
6. Pulling slack in anchor guys. 
7. Replacing guy guards. 
8. Splicing and terminating non leaded and leaded underground cables. 
9. Install and splice fiber optic cable and communications. 

A Lineman may be assigned temporarily to work apart from a crew as a member of a two man unit, without supervision, when the second man in such unit is a one year Apprentice Lineman or higher, doing work which shall include: 

** See Letter of Understanding dated July 13, 1967, as amended by Supplementary Agreement dated May 10, 1973. 

1. Taking primary distribution voltage readings. 
2. Installing Company owned customer outdoor lighting service equipment and street fixtures, including making connections on circuits with voltage below 750 volts. 
3. Installing all types of customer's services, complete with setting self contained meters. 

Using special design lift equipment, or an aerial bucket, a Lineman may work apart from a crew as a two man unit, without supervision, when the second man in such unit is a one year Apprentice Lineman or higher, doing work which shall include: 

1. Setting and replacing service poles. 
2. Setting street light poles and outdoor lighting service poles not to exceed 40 feet in length. 
3. Washing insulators on lines energized up to 60 KV. 

When it is necessary to climb through live circuits of 750 volts or more, the other employee in the two man unit shall be a Journeyman Lineman. Is required to drive the line truck and operate the fixed and attached equipment. May be required to keep time cards and material records. 


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 through IBEW or DOL 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 . 
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Company Name:
NV Energy
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Elko, Nevada
United States
Lineman/Lineworker - Journey Level
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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