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Journeyman Lineman 

Position Journeyman Lineman I  
Category Power  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Meridian  
Req Number POW-22-00023  
About the Organization Headquartered in Meridian, Idaho we are in the heart of Idaho's Treasure Valley, an area consistently ranked among the nation's Top 10 best places to Live, Work and Play. We boast locations throughout the Pacific Northwest which offers unrivaled outdoor activities, exceptional Northwest cuisine, and an abundance of urban entertainment and culture.

We offer the opportunity to work in an extraordinary area for a growing company that offers competitive wages, a generous benefits package, career growth opportunities and awesome coworkers. With access to added growth opportunities available at our sister companies located in Massachusetts, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas.

Apply today for your opportunity to energize your career by joining an industry leader with deep, long-standing relationships with the major electric utilities and telecom providers in the Pacific Northwest and the unique ability to offer our customers a full suite of aerial telecom, underground telecom, overhead electric, underground electric, joint utility trenching, and directional drilling services  

The Distribution Lineman is responsible for the installation, construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground power distribution lines. This position performs work on energized and non-energized lines while operating man lift equipment, bucket trucks, or other specialized equipment.

Position Requirements


(Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Works safely while performing new construction, maintenance, or repair work of energized and de-energized overhead/underground work.
  • Capable of leading crew members in the absence of the Foreman.
  • Strings overhead wire.
  • Set poles and anchors.
  • Installs transformers, lightning arrestors, cutouts, crossarms, insulators, switches, and switchgear.
  • Troubleshoots trouble in primary and secondary systems.
  • Replaces cutout fuses and clears faulted circuits and systems.
  • Frequently works with energized high voltage systems requiring skill and care to protect the lives of themselves and others.
  • Maintains company vehicles, equipment, and tools in good working order.
  • Able to perform rigorous physical labor.
  • Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit
  • Must be able to identify primary and secondary voltage on a circuit.
  • Must be familiar with induced voltage.
  • Understands grounding procedures.
  • Capable of working at heights and/or confined spaces.
  • Capable of properly installing and removing PPE and cover-up.
  • Must be able to climb different types of structures (wood, steel, etc.) and possess the necessary tools to do so.
  • Must understand how to phase out a line using phasing sticks.
  • Capable of planning safe work based on a job print or work order.
  • Must be able to safely perform a reconductoring job.
  • Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution power lines.
  • Capable of safely installing and removing mechanical jumpers.
  • Understands how to use a load bust tool.
  • Does all other related work as required to complete the job.
  • Must be able to work outside, frequently in inclement weather conditions.
  • Read and interpret site plans, construction drawings, schedules, and scopes of work.
  • Assist Foremen with overseeing lower classifications by coordinating and assigning tasks, monitoring work, training, and mentoring.
  • Assist Foremen with monitoring the safety and productivity of crewmembers.
  • Assist with conducting safety tailgate meetings with the crew and completing required paperwork.
  • Understand DOT and OSHA standards, as well as company-specific standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Candidate Requirements

  • 5-year minimum of recent field experience
  • Valid Class A Driver's License, or the ability to obtain within 3 months of employment
  • Valid DOT medical card or ability to obtain once Class A License is achieved
  • Able to show the efficacy of operating hot line tools for assigned daily tasks (hot stick, switch stick, hot line cutters)
  • Provide proof of journeyman certification and credentials for the certification (hours served, transcripts of classes)
  • Able to travel long distances on short notice, when required
  • Able to work for extended periods in various locations, when required
  • Able to properly inspect PPE
  • Willing to work overtime when requested
  • Willingness to glove/work live high voltage distribution power lines
  • Must be able to follow company safety rules and other company policies
Open Date 9/8/2022  
Close Date  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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