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Journeyman Lineman or Entry Level Apprentice Lineman

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SeeKing HR, a comprehensive human resource consulting firm providing strategic guidance, program management, employee development and employment services to a variety of clients, is sourcing candidates for a Journeyman Lineman or Entry Level Apprentice Lineman position for a utility company in Nursery, Texas.

They Journeyman Lineman constructs, repairs, inspects and maintains transmission line and substation facilities, both energized and de-energized.  Involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of underground and overhead electric transmission lines, transformers and related equipment.  Must meet required quality and construction standards and maintain a daily work log.

Qualified candidates for Journeyman Lineman will have:

•  High School Diploma or GED equivalent
•  Lineman Apprenticeship Program diploma
•  Complete 4 year Apprentice Program or acceptable experience
•  Valid Texas driver license

Qualified candidates for Apprentice Lineman will have:

•  High School Diploma or GED equivalent
•  Currently in a Lineman Apprenticeship Program or prepared to enroll in the 4 year program
•  Valid Texas driver license

Typical duties include:

•  Safely and efficiently operates and utilizes tools and machinery in the installation and removal of transmission line materials and substation equipment.
•  Performs work in elevated position on wood, concrete, steel and lattice tower structures.
•  Installs, repairs and replaces switches including single and gang-operated, transformers, steel structures, hardware, regulators, breakers, instruments transformers and other substation equipment.
•  Performs switching, energized maintenance, repair and installation utilizing appropriate hot stick, glove and bare-hand techniques for 2.4 kV through 345 kV rated facilities.
•  Transports permitted loads needed for transmission line and substation maintenance, repairs and construction.
•  Ensures that coworkers and apprentice linemen are properly knowledgeable in all aspects of assigned work.
•  Participates in tailgate, company and departmental safety meetings including impromptu site meetings with fellow crewmen.
•  Assists with the training of apprentice and new hires.
•  Performs mandatory Department of Transportation inspections and switching at the direction of System Operations.
•  Performs other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.

The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day. The candidate selected for employment will be required to submit to a criminal background check, education verification and drug test.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, with salary requirements, via our career portal on our website at or contact us directly at (210) 679-4879 with any questions. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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