Journeyman Lineman

Company Name: Grant County PUD
Phone Number: (509) 793-1569
City: Ephrata
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98823
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: August 19, 2016
Salary: $41.79
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours


  •  An employee in this position will work under the direction of a supervisor or foreman as assigned.
  • May perform work functions individually or with the assistance of other foremen, linemen, head groundmen, groundmen, electrical mechanics, technicians, toolman, apprentices, etc.
  • Shall keep assigned tools and equipment clean and orderly with securing repairs and maintenance as required.
  • Possess a basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough working knowledge of the operation, maintenance, repair, and installation of overhead and underground transmission/distribution power lines and related equipment.
  • May be upgraded to foreman or assigned to other areas such as warehousing, transportation, electric shop, local office, etc., when required and if qualified as determined by supervision.
Experience Required:


  • High school diploma or GED from accredited institution.


  • Journeyman lineman card/status recognized by the District and Union.
  • Valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with required endorsements.
  • Valid first aid card including CPR training, equivalent to the State of Washington requirements for industrial first aid.


  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Washington State Electrical Workers Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Have the ability to read and interpret T & D system maps, drawings, procedures, and work order specifications to include construction standards.
  • Be qualified to safely and competently operate all transportation and power-operated equipment associated with T & D line construction and maintenance functions.
  • Write legibly and be able to maintain records, files, and fill out forms.


  • Must be mentally and physically fit for duty.
  • Able to perform activities at unprotected heights of less than 10 feet.
  • Able to work in high noise/vibration areas.
  • Work in confined spaces or areas that restrict movement.
  • Work in close proximity of rotating and high voltage equipment.
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold, both inside and outside.
  • Able to reach above the shoulder level.
  • Able to differentiate colors and utilize senses (sight, hearing, touch, feel, and smell).
  • Able to ascend/descend stairs and ladders.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Willing to work off of a ladder or scaffolding and in confined areas.
  • Use computers.


How to Apply:

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Closing Date to Apply:  Position Open Until Filled

Equal Opportunity Employer

References and Background Checks are done as part of our employment process.

Posting End Date: September 16, 2016