Journeyman Lineman

Company Name: OPALCO
Phone Number: (360) 376-3549
City: Eastsound
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98245
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: March 24, 2017
Salary: $43.98
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

OPALCO is seeking a certified Journeyman Lineman to join our co-op team on beautiful Orcas Island in Northwest Washington State. Position performs a wide range of work including construction, maintenance and operation of our overhead and underground transmission and distribution system; operation of equipment; and some interaction with co-op members. Will work closely with home crew of five linemen and also travel to other islands, working with two other small crews. Pay starts at $43.98/hour with the opportunity for up to two weeks of paid standby time each month in addition to overtime. Please see the full job description at This is an Eastsound-based, full-time, bargaining unit position.

Orcas Island offers spectacular natural beauty, an unspoiled environment and rich recreational opportunities on and off the water within daytrip reach of mainland amenities. The community offers great schools (preK-12), a surprising diversity of cultural arts and the safety of a small rural village. There are no traffic lights or fast food chains. Small farms and local fisheries provide a healthy abundance to our restaurants and markets.


Experience Required:

Must have:

  • a valid Journeyman Lineman certificate
  • a valid Washington State CDL – or be able to obtain one in ninety days
  • possess and maintain a first aid/CPR card
  • acquire and maintain certification as a flagger
How to Apply:

To apply, please download and submit an OPALCO employment application along with your professional resume, cover letter and references to Bev Madan, 183 Mt Baker Road, Eastsound WA 98245 or Position is open until filled. OPALCO is an equal opportunity employer.

Please see the full job description at

Posting End Date: May 22, 2017