Journeyman Level Lineworkers

Company Name: Northwest Lineman College
Phone Number: (208) 888-4817
City: Oroville
State/Provence: California
Zip: 95965
Job Title: Journeyman Level Lineworkers
Number of Openings: 2
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: February 9, 2017
Salary: $117,104
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours


POSITION:       Full-Time Exempt

SALARY:         $117,104/ year (equivalent to $56.30/ hour)

+$250-$300/ day for special assignments

Outstanding benefits package


LOCATION:      Oroville, CA


Since its founding in 1993, Northwest Lineman College has been devoted to delivering the benchmark standard of training in the power delivery industry, educating more industry trade professionals annually than any other educational institution in the United States.


As an NLC instructor (we call them Training Specialists), you will deliver both classroom and field training on a variety of subjects, using curriculum specially developed by NLC. NLC prepares you to deliver this instruction through in-depth training on educational principles and industry standards. Once this initial preparation is complete, additional training assignments on and off site will be available. Your students will include pre-apprentices, apprentices, journey-level lineworkers, and crew leaders from across the nation—sometimes across the world!

Experience Required:


  • Passion for training
  • Journeyman lineman (certificate of completed apprenticeship required)
  • Knowledge of regulations that apply to electrical linework (OSHA, NESC, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
  • Proficient use of computers
  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • CDL with good driving record (insurable)
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism


  • Ability to climb and work in elevated positions up to 95’
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, to bend and reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs
  • Ability to utilize personal fall arrest and positioning device systems within OSHA regulations and manufacturer’s recommendations (combined tool and body weight not to exceed 310 lbs, standard tool weight estimated at 45 lbs)


How to Apply:


Submit your résumé, cover letter, and proof of journeyman status to, ATTN: Micky Rauenhorst. In your cover letter, tell us why you are the best candidate for this position. Please reference “CA Full-Time Training Specialist” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries and submissions kept strictly confidential.

For more information about being a training specialist at NLC, please watch the video at

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and three-time recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.

Posting End Date: March 9, 2017