Journeyman Lineman - Foreman




Manage line crew in a safe efficient and productive manner. Comply with and enforce company and industry safety rules and operating procedures




  • You are the designated competent person for your crew; you must be able to identify hazards and take corrective action when necessary
  • Understand and perform all functions of power line construction, re-conducting, conversions, transformer connections and specs.
  • Able to perform lineman essential functions when necessary.
  • Customer and labor effective communication.
  • Job planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to organize and assign responsibility to crew members in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to motivate individuals.
  • Ability to follow specific job requirements and recognize potential dangers.
  • Ability to train employee and assess weaknesses and strengths within each crew member.
  • Communicate daily with crew members on changing conditions such as schedules, job location, job requirements and hazards.
  • Work long and irregular hours to restore service.
  • Travel long distances when needed; work out of town and/or state when necessary.
  • Drive utility vehicles (CDL drivers only); while following operating instructions, safety standards, guidelines and DOT responsibilities.
  • Must be able to operate all safety equipment and initiate emergency action plan if necessary.
  • Must be trained and able to perform pole top rescue when needed.
  • Must be trained and able to perform CPR.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of lockout-tagout procedures, insulate and isolate practices, switching procedures and placing and removing grounds.
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA regulations & commitments, including Daily Competent Person
  • Inspections, PPE requirements, trenching and shoring work practices and controls are in place, line connections - phase orientations verified, equipment dielectric tests are up to date.
  • Enforce all company and client policies and procedures
  • Know and ensure that all equipment and grounding requirements are in place prior to the beginning of each job.
  • Know and ensure proper procedures are followed when attaching or removing grounds, handling materials, setting poles, line stringing and wire pulling.




Licenses, Certifications, Credentials or other requirements.
  • Experienced in all phases of line construction.
  • Bucket and climbing experience.
  • Commercial drivers license.
  • Obtain CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Ability to directly supervise 3-12 employees
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Fundamental knowledge of electricity.
  • Strong Communication skills.
  • Works well with others.
  • Able to read and write English
  • Strong appreciation for the safety of self and co-workers.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hea
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to be exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock.
  • Able to train and hire employees.
  • Ability to interview, hire, discipline and train employees.

Thank you for your interest in our wonderful company Willbros!

We are a trusted partner in the electrical and telecommunications construction industry. We provide a wide range of construction services including electrical transmission, distribution, substations and fiber optic cable installation.

Our commitment to customers and staff starts with a comprehensive Zero Tolerance Safety Policy. We are fully licensed, bonded and insured.

** Willbros is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Company Name:
Willbros Group, Inc.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Midland, Texas
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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