Transmission Lineman (0G)


Position Summary:


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 customers.


Primary Duties:


  • Constructs and maintains overhead electric transmission systems in accordance with approved construction standards and approved work methods.
  • Utilizes equipment, materials and manpower in a safe, efficient and effective manner.
  • Projects a positive company image by maintaining a good appearance and working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Maintains and operates assigned vehicle used in performance of duties.
  • Attends and participates in safety meetings, schools and training sessions regarding safe and proper performance of duties.




  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
  • Five (5) years progressive Lineman experience and completion of OGE Apprentice Program, or one (1) year of equivalent Journey Lineman experience (i.e. Electric Utility certified Journeyman Lineman).
  • Valid Class A Commercial Drivers' License with DOT certification with no restrictions.





Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to climb poles and work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet.
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to learn and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and company policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and professionally with team members, leaders, and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, diagnosis problems, and resolve effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand equipment, systems, and processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to use common purpose hand tools and other materials of various craft trades.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust and adapt across varied working conditions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and adherence to safety requirements and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Mechanical skills and familiarity working with mechanical equipment (e.g., aerial bucket trucks, construction equipment).
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under minimal supervision.
  • Computer skills with knowledge of MS-Office Suite (e.g., Outlook).
  • Knowledge of basic math.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of utility lighting systems.


Working Conditions:


  • Possible exposure to hazardous noise due to use of heavy equipment.
  • Required to work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet.
  • Required to work with voltages up to 34.5 kV.
  • Required to work non- standard work schedules to include on-call, overtime, weekends, holidays, and call-outs.
  • Exposed to extreme conditions and inclement weather.
  • Maintains or obtain all required certifications (e.g., Class A Switching, Confined Space).
  • Successfully complete Lineman and Switching Schools under the Apprentice Program.
  • Required to operate motor vehicle safely in all traffic, weather and light conditions.
  • May be required to work under hazardous conditions.
  • Requires wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Required to work away from home for extended periods, as needed.
  • May be required to maintain permanent residence within 30 minute driving time to assigned service center, except System Construction.
  • **Physical Demands**
  • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Pushing up to 115 pounds of force.
  • Pulling up to 83 pounds of force.
  • Prolonged walking with frequent stair climbing.
  • Prolonged standing on various surfaces.
  • Frequent stooping and crouching.
  • Occasional kneeling and crawling.
  • Frequent fine motor coordination and grasping.
  • Frequent work in awkward positions in confined spaces.
  • Frequent reaching overhead and reaching forward.
  • Occasional pole climbing.
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Job LocationOklahoma City, Oklahoma, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular 

Company Name:
OGE Energy Corp.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
United States
Lineman/Lineworker - Journey Level
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 -10 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
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