Lineman, Journeyman Linemen and Line Technicians

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About Linemen, Line Technicians and Journeyman Lineman Jobs

Whether you live in a city or in the countryside, you may see everyday the work done by linemen, ineman or line technicians. Linemen or line technicians are the people who install, maintain and repair the networks of electrical power lines which deliver electricity from generating plants to customers. Electrical linemen are often assimilated with their close colleagues who are the telecommunications linemen. Despite with electricity lines requires different and specialized knowledge of transformers, electrical power distribution systems, and substations, the procedures for installing electrical and telecommunication lines are quite identical.

Lineman and line technician jobs often consists of installing new lines by constructing utility poles, towers, and underground trenches to carry the wires and cables. While working on poles and towers, installers first use truck-mounted buckets to reach the top of the structure or physically climb the pole or tower. That's why Linemen's work conditions are considered to be hazardous. Linemen also implement new service for customers and installing network equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, switches, fuses, and other equipment to control and direct the electrical current.

How to become a lineman or line technician? If you want to embrace a career in the lineman or line technician field, you will be required to have a high school diploma and to have completed an apprenticeship program in electricity or electronics, or to have obtained experience through vocational/technical programs, community colleges, or the Armed Forces. Most community or technical colleges offer electronics or master electrician exam training which are sponsored by local employers and unions. Such programs last between one year and two years depending on the level of expertise acquired. But whether it is a short or long program, graduates will get a preferential treatment in the hiring process. Most recruiters also expect their linemen or line technician to have basic knowledge of algebra and trigonometry, mechanical ability, to be customer service oriented and to have good interpersonal skills in order to be able to deal with customers.

In the U.S., there were about 104,000 electrical linemen or line technicians in 2004. Most of them worked for construction, or electric power generation, transmission, and distribution companies. However prospects for electrical linemen should not be quite good in the near future with the overall employment growing more slowly than the average for all occupations through 2014. But the increasing number of retirements may create new job opportunities for new workers in the linemen and line technician field.

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May 24 Distribution Groundman
The Distribution Groundman will work with crews to install, maintain and operate overhead and underground systems.
Torrance Southern California Edison Not Specified
May 09 Journeyman Lineman
Line Specialist will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds). They must be able to trouble shoot and r
Dayton Florida Power & Light Not Specified
May 09 Journeyman Lineman
Line Specialist will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds). They must be able to trouble shoot and r
Akron Florida Power & Light Not Specified
May 09 Lineman Apprentice
The Lineman Apprentice performs new construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines under the supervision of a Journeyman Lineman.
Hobbs PLH Group Not Specified
May 09 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
Reno NV Energy Not Specified
May 09 Distribution Apprentice Lineman 1st Year
Position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines.
Carlsbad Xcel Energy Not Specified
May 01 Apprentice Underground Lineman C
Employee must be able to perform diversified work in the construction and maintenance of underground power lines, auxiliary facilities and equipment for the distribution of electricity. Must also be capable of and prepared to perform duties of Groundman.T
North Fort Myers MasTec Utility Services Group Not Specified
Apr 30 Distribution Lineman Apprentice
Performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead and/or underground distribution systems, transmission facilities, and street light systems to provide continuous and dependable electric service to cu
Oklahoma City OGE Energy Corp. Not Specified
Apr 30 Groundman - Overhead
Groundman - Overhead is an entry level position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems. This position works at various locations and may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer dem
Fort Hood Pike Corporation Not Specified
Apr 30 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
Elko NV Energy Not Specified
Apr 26 Team Leader, T&D
Under general guidance is responsible and accountable for the continuous safe and efficient operations and/or maintenance of an assigned functional area of responsibility. Provides supervision, leadership and training to others through day-to-day contact.
Indianapolis Indianapolis Power & Light Not Specified
Apr 26 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
Carson City NV Energy Not Specified
Apr 24 Apprentice Lineman
Watts Electric is seeking apprentice linemen/linewomen. The crews travel regionally and overnight stay is required. Hours range from 50 - 60 hours per week. Weekend work may be required on a project by project basis. Four-day work weeks are allowed on a p
Waverly Watts Electric Company Not Specified
Apr 24 Lineman Journeyman
For consideration to this position, candidates MUST have successfully completed A.L.B.A.T. (American Line Builders Apprentice Training) or an equivalent lineman training program, possess a High School diploma or equivalent and have or be able to obtain
Cape Girardeau Ameren Not Specified
Apr 24 Lineman - Power Transmission (Class A)
The Journeyman Lineman performs highly skilled, journey-level transmission and electrical work in the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of Transmission Lines. Must possess capabilities of lower classifications. Direct a number of employe
Rushville T&D Solutions, LLC Not Specified
Apr 24 Journeyman Lineman
The Journeyman Lineman is responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining overhead and underground electrical power lines and auxiliary equipment. The position is the highest of a multi-step progression from Apprentice Lineman to Journeyman Lineman
Kermit PLH Group Not Specified
Apr 23 Journeyman Lineman
To provide efficient services in overhead and underground line construction and maintenance work on electrical transmission and distribution facilities; to do such work on lines, either dead or energized at all voltages; to perform similar or lesser skill
Durango La Plata Electric Association Not Specified
Apr 23 Troubleman Job
In this position you will perform duties of the Troubleman classification which will include but are not limited to: Work alone while on a rotating shift schedule and be the first responder to emergencies and outages on the electrical distribution system
Eau Claire Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 23 Distribution Lineman
Install, operate and maintain the Company's electric system under direct supervision; operate tools and equipment necessary to accomplish the work; perform other related duties as required or assigned. Work on poles up 100 feet and Steel Structures o
San Diego San Diego Gas & Electric Not Specified
Apr 23 Journeyman Distribution Lineman
The Distribution Lineman is responsible for the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead power distribution lines. This position performs work on energized and non-energized lines while operating man lift equipment, bucket trucks or
Oklahoma PLH Group Not Specified
Apr 23 Journeyman Lineman (57)
As a Journeyman Lineman you will install, maintain and repair all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment, both overhead and underground, while utilizing line trucks, aerial boom, lifts and wire pulling equipment. Mainten
Laramie PacifiCorp Not Specified
Apr 20 Distribution Lineman Apprentice
Performs a variety of duties related to the installation, operation, repair, and maintenance of overhead and/or underground distribution systems, transmission facilities, and street light systems to provide continuous and dependable electric service to cu
Enid OGE Energy Corp. Not Specified
Apr 18 Distribution Apprentice Lineman Appr 4th Yr or Journeyman
Position will be responsible for construction, maintenance and operations. Supports maintenance and emergency repairs of distribution and transmission lines.
Dumas Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 18 A Lineman - Overhead
Class A Lineman is a skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems. This position works at various locations and may also be required to travel to another state depending on customer demands.
Tampa Pike Corporation Not Specified
Apr 18 Lineman 4th-1st Class
Under directive supervision, with some latitude for planning or lying out of working details, must know, understand and be willing and able to apply all applicable Company construction specification in order to complete the most complicated construction a
Port Arthur Entergy Not Specified
Apr 18 Apprentice (B-C) Lineman
We offer competitive wages, paid vacation & holidays and a full benefit package including Health, Dental, Vision, both Company Paid & Supplemental Life Insurance as well as Optional Critical Care Insurance and LifeLock Identity Protection. For an
Myrtle Beach Sumter Utilities Not Specified
Apr 18 Apprentice Lineman A
A Class A Apprentice Lineman should be able to perform diversified work construction and maintain poles, power lines, and auxiliary facilities and equipment for the transmission and distribution of electricity under the direct supervision of a lineman or
Vanceboro MasTec Utility Services Group Not Specified
Apr 18 Safety Engineer
Our Safety Engineers work to ensure all Great Southwestern Construction and MYR Group employees uphold the core value of safety by implementing and maintaining safety programs. A successful Safety Engineer will develop positive professional relationships
Midland MYR Group Inc. Not Specified
Apr 18 Line Foreman with Class A CDL
The Line Foreman provides management oversight of the daily activities consisting of a crew, typically between 4 and 8 direct reports who are engaged in electrical construction field work. The position is responsible for frontline customer relations, ensu
Andrews PLH Group Not Specified
Apr 16 Electrical Lineman
Responsible for installation, repair and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical power lines and auxiliary equipment.
Clute Wood Group Not Specified
Apr 14 PLS Distribution Foreman
The Distribution Foreman is a working foreman responsible for the oversight of all aspects of each project, to include the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead power distribution lines. This position is generally assigned to a s
Texas PLH Group Not Specified
Apr 14 Lineman
For consideration to this position, candidates MUST have successfully completed A.L.B.A.T. (American Line Builders Apprentice Training) or an equivalent lineman training program, possess a High School diploma or equivalent and have or be able to obtain a
St. Louis Ameren Not Specified
Apr 14 Distribution Journeyman Lineman
The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with others and possess a positive attitude and commitment to work safely, provide quality customer service, create satisfaction and to work productively.In this challenging and rewarding
Hobbs Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 14 Lineman -Journeyman
JOURNEYMAN LINEMEN- "Journeyman Linemen shall be skilled workers having three (3) or more years experience in this trade or having been previously classed by the Company as First Class Linemen, who possess the required knowledge, skills, physical abi
Wichita Westar Energy Not Specified
Apr 14 Lineman Appr 1St Yr - Journeyman Lineman
Assist in the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities. Drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment. The following list sets forth the principal
Duncan American Electric Power Not Specified
Apr 14 Journeyman Lineman (Bid 29)
As a Journeyman Lineman you will install, maintain and repair all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment, both overhead and underground, while utilizing line trucks, aerial boom, lifts and wire pulling equipment. Mainten
Roseburg PacifiCorp Not Specified
Apr 14 Journeyman Lineman
Skilled Journeyman Linemen should be able to perform diversified work construction and maintain poles, power lines, and auxiliary facilities and equipment for the distribution of electricity. Must be able to trouble shoot systems with skill. Must also be
Medley MasTec Utility Services Group Not Specified
Apr 14 Journeyman, Overhead Lineman
Under general supervision of Crew Foreman, climbs power poles, splices, and makes repairs to energized lines.
Charlotte Electrical Talent Not Specified
Apr 14 Overhead Electric Journeyman Lineman
The Journeyman Lineman should be able to perform diversified work construction and maintain poles, power lines, and auxiliary facilities and equipment for the distribution of electricity, able to trouble shoot systems with skill, and capable of and prepar
Austin MasTec Utility Services Group Not Specified
Apr 14 ELECTRIC JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN
Electric Journeyman Lineman (Journey Line Workers) are central to Consumers Energy's operations of delivering electricity to homes and businesses throughout our service territory.
Hamilton Consumers Energy Not Specified
Apr 12 Utility Overhead/Underground Troubleman
This position will be a Troubleman located at our South Bay Service Center within Southern California Edison (SCE)’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) organization. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repairs to ov
Torrance Southern California Edison Not Specified
Apr 12 Electrical Substation Foreman
The Substation Foreman performs advanced, highly skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance, operation, and repair of substations. Duties include the supervision of Substation Electricians, and/or, Lineman, and other assigned crew in the pe
Kinston T&D Solutions, LLC Not Specified
Apr 12 Electrical Substation Foreman
The Substation Foreman performs advanced, highly skilled electrical work in the construction, maintenance, operation, and repair of substations. Duties include the supervision of Substation Electricians, and/or, Lineman, and other assigned crew in the pe
Kinston T&D Solutions, LLC Not Specified
Apr 12 Electrical Distribution Designer
Do you want to work at a fast growing, exciting company that is making a difference in our communities: Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives. NV5 Inc. (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to p
San Diego NV5 Holdings, Inc. Not Specified
Apr 10 Apprentice Underground Lineman A
A Class A Apprentice Linemen should be able to perform diversified work construction and maintain poles, power lines, and auxiliary facilities and equipment for the transmission and distribution of electricity under the direct supervision of a lineman or
Medley MasTec Utility Services Group Not Specified
Apr 10 Lineman Helper or Apprentice-Line&Serv Dpts
Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including ne
Port Allen Entergy Not Specified
Apr 10 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 Linema
Reno NV Energy Not Specified
Apr 10 Transmission Lineman/Journeyman Lineman
The Transmission Lineman is responsible for the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead electric transmission lines. This position performs work on non-energized lines while operating cranes, man lift equipment, bucket trucks or ot
Texas PLH Group Not Specified
Apr 10 Lineman Journeyman
For consideration to this position, candidates MUST have successfully completed A.L.B.A.T. (American Line Builders Apprentice Training) or an equivalent lineman training program, possess a High School diploma or equivalent, have or be able to obtain a val
Bloomington Ameren Not Specified
Apr 10 Lineman -Journeyman
JOURNEYMAN LINEMEN- "Journeyman Linemen shall be skilled workers having three (3) or more years experience in this trade or having been previously classed by the Company as First Class Linemen, who possess the required knowledge, skills, physical abi
Arkansas City Westar Energy Not Specified
Apr 10 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
Midland Willbros Group, Inc. Not Specified
Apr 10 Lineman Apprentice
The Lineman Apprentice performs new construction and maintenance work on overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines under the supervision of a Journeyman Lineman.
Andrews PLH Group Not Specified
Apr 10 Apprentice Qualified Lineman
An Apprentice Qualified Lineman is a position designed to prepare the applicant for a three-year Lineman apprenticeship and, ultimately, into a position as a Journeyman Lineman. The Lineman Apprentice Qualified Lineman will hold the position for a minimum
Bend PacifiCorp Not Specified
Apr 10 Journeyman Lineman
The Lineman position will be in the Power Delivery division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission & Distribution Organizational Units (TDOU).
Blythe Southern California Edison Not Specified
Apr 03 Lineman Helper-1st Class
As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deeme
Baton Rouge Entergy Not Specified
Apr 03 B Lineman - Overhead
The Overhead Class B Lineman is a semi-skilled position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical overhead distribution systems. This position works at various locations and may also be required to travel to another state depending on cust
Newnan Pike Corporation Not Specified
Apr 03 Groundman - Overhead
The Groundman position is your first step to a rewarding career in the construction and maintenance of our nation’s Power Grid. You will assist your team in building, repairing, and maintaining overhead electrical distribution systems.
Savannah Pike Corporation Not Specified
Apr 03 Troubleman Job
You will be responsible for all duties of the Troubleman classification which involves first response for overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems. The person filling this position must be self-motivated, work well with othe
Minneapolis Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 03 Safety Engineer
Exciting opportunity for a Safety Engineer! Do you eat, sleep, and breath safety and always seem to be able to help people practice safety better? Do you have a knack for training best practices? Then this job may be for you!
Syracuse MYR Group Inc. Not Specified
Apr 03 Journeyman-Lineman
Lineman role performs tasks involving aerial and ground electric work at construction/service sites. May operate aerial truck and associated equipment with handling electrical line components.
United States ElectriCom Not Specified
Apr 03 Journeyman Lineman (Overhead)
Skilled Journeyman Linemen should be able to perform diversified work construction and maintain poles, power lines, and auxiliary facilities and equipment for the distribution of electricity. Must be able to trouble shoot systems with skill. Must also be
Doral MasTec Utility Services Group Not Specified
Apr 03 Journeyman Lineman
Primary responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, installation, maintenance and removal of overhead and underground distribution conductors and equipment. Must be able to climb poles, work on energized conductors and equipment, perform hot stic
Mankato Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 03 Helper - Journeyman Lineman
Construct, Build and Maintain OH/UG Electric Facilities with primary voltages ranging up to 15KV including but not limited to job duties.
Hot Springs Entergy Not Specified
Apr 02 Linemen
Tradesmen International is currently seeking qualified candidates for Class A & Class B Lineman positions on projects all over the United States.
Little Rock Tradesmen International Not Specified
Apr 02 Lineman/Operator
ESI/IES has outstanding career opportunities for Lineman. Successful candidates must have experience in 480V and 12KV phasing, and must be able to operate a bucket truck and/or line truck. Candidates must be Altec certified to operate equipment. Oil and g
Midland IES Engineering Not Specified
Apr 02 Journeyman Lineman (Bid 25)
As a Journeyman Lineman you will install, maintain and repair all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment, both overhead and underground, while utilizing line trucks, aerial boom, lifts and wire pulling equipment. Mainten
Klamath Falls PacifiCorp Not Specified
Apr 01 Groundman
Performs a variety of duties related to the electrical underground and/or overhead system, providing support for lineman operating in aerial bucket, on pole, trenches or underground facility environment.
Jackson Jackson Energy Authority Not Specified
Apr 01 Journeyman Lineman
To provide efficient services in overhead and underground line construction and maintenance work on electrical transmission and distribution facilities; to do such work on lines, either dead or energized at all voltages; to perform similar or lesser skill
Durango La Plata Electric Association Not Specified
Apr 01 Journeyman Lineman Job
Perform the duties of lineman classification involving overhead and underground electric distribution systems.
Evergreen Xcel Energy Not Specified
Apr 01 Line Crew Groundman
A Groundsman will assist crews and Linemen in the maintenance and construction of electric power lines and equipment. They perform all duties from ground level. Typically this position will work with direct supervision.
Midland Endeavor Energy Resources, LP Not Specified
Apr 01 Groundman- Transmission
The Groundman Transmission position is an entry level position in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical transmission systems.
Louisville Pike Corporation Not Specified
Apr 01 Distribution Line Crew: Coast Division Apprentice Lineman - Entry Level
This position is responsible for working in a line crew on overhead and underground construction and maintenance of distribution systems. This position is also responsible for responding to and correcting problems with the electrical distribution system d
Bay Saint Louis Southern Company Not Specified
Apr 01 Apprentice Lineperson (fka Apprentice Lineman)
Assists with installation, operation, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electrical power lines and systems. Such work is generally performed on the ground.
Jennings Utility Lines Construction Services, LLC Not Specified
Feb 27 Apprentice Lineman
Apprentice Lineman
Timonium Air2 20.00 - 30.00 Per Hour
Feb 27 Journeymen Lineman
Journeymen Lineman
Timonium Air2 32.00 - 38.00 Per Hour
Feb 18 Lineman - Energy Tech 1, 2 or 3 (Lewisville)
Lineman - Energy Tech 1, 2 or 3 (Lewisville) is a series post, the successful candidate will be hired based on education and experience.
Lewisville PNMR Service Company Not Specified