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Electric Lineman

  • Full Time
  • Shasta Lake, Calif.
  • $65.63 per hour
  • Posting End Date: September 25, 2023

Website City of Shasta Lake

Wage or Salary:
$65.63 per hour

The City of Shasta lake is nestled right next door to the mighty Lake Shasta, the largest reservoir in the State of California! We are considered a recreational wonderland, featuring world class boating, biking, hiking, paddling, and fishing.  The median home price is $280K in Shasta Lake.  We are a small community of ~10,000 people (10sq mi) and experience 249 sunny days per year.  Additionally, we have the conveniences of being located next to a full service larger community hub with additional medical, education, and shopping opportunities.

We enjoy a boat launch 10 minutes from the office, be in the water 15
minutes after you are off shift. Current schedule: 7AM-3:30PM,
Opportunity to be home on-time nearly every night.

We are seeking a Journeyman Lineman with integrity and a
strong work ethic; Candidate should have at least one year
working experience upon completion of a City and IBEW
approved apprenticeship. Duties include constructing and
maintaining all aspects of Distribution and Transmission electrical
systems. This includes but is not limited to setting poles,
changing transformers, rubber gloving energized conductors,
splicing cable, switching, installing meters, and maintaining
streetlights. The Lineman must be able to operate digger
derricks, climb poles, and work out of a bucket truck at elevated
heights, work alone and with others to troubleshoot the City’s
electrical system, perform work in a safe manner and complete
other duties as assigned. The Lineman shall have completed a
certified rubber glove training program, as well as be familiar with
hot stick techniques. The Lineman must have (or be able to
obtain within 3 months) a California Commercial Class A driver’s
license and must be able to complete and maintain all
certifications and conditions of employment. Paid On-Call
required every 5-6 weeks. The city owns/operates 115kV/12kV
Substations. Complete AMI (w/ Remote Disconnects) & SCADA
Monitoring Systems.

Please submit a resume detailing your experience and qualifications along with a City required application.

Visit the City online at for a downloadable application form.

Additional Information:

Excellent benefit package including CalPERS retirement (2% at age 60
PERS retirement plan “Classic” members or 2% at age 62 for new
PERS retirement plan members), 20 days paid time-off accrual
allowance each year for first four years (increases with length of
service), 10 days of sick leave accrual per year, and 11 paid holidays
per year. The City pays a large portion of the monthly premiums for
health, dental, and vision benefits, The City also offers long and short
term disability plans and a life insurance policy at no employee cost.

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