Journeyman Lineman

Company Name: Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative
Phone Number: (530) 832-4261
City: Portola
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96122
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Linecrew
Posting Start Date: July 28, 2017
Salary: $51.07
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative is seeking a Journeyman Lineman for its Portola, CA office. The Journeyman Lineman will perform all classes of transmission and distribution line work and maintenance.  Candidate should be familiar with overhead and underground construction, climbing, hot-sticking, rubber gloving, distribution, transmission (69kV) and substations.  The candidate’s background of apprenticeship and experience must be such to qualify him/her to perform these duties with skill and efficiency.  Candidate must have a valid CDL driver’s license.  For a complete job description and list of qualifications visit

This is a Union position; IBEW Local 1245.  Wage rate is currently $51.07/hr (rubber glove rate).  PSREC has a complete NRECA benefits package.

We are a progressive 7,700 member utility, with a Telecommunications subsidiary.  Service area includes the Sierra Nevada mountains and high desert regions of northern California, from Quincy to Bordertown to Susanville.  We have two 69kV interconnect substations, 150 miles of transmission line, 11 distribution subs and 1200 miles of 12.47/7.2 kV distribution line.  The area is one hour from Lake Tahoe, CA and Reno, NV and has endless four-season recreational opportunities in the surrounding National Forest lands.

PSREC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Deadline to apply: August 25, 2017 or until filled

How to Apply:

Please send your resume AND PSREC Employment Application (application form can be downloaded at or obtained from our business office in Portola) to:

Plumas-Sierra REC
Attn: Suzanne Powers, Human Resources
73233 State Route 70
Portola, CA 96122
Fax: 530.832.5083

Posting End Date: August 25, 2017