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Journeyman Lineman

  • Full Time
  • Huntley, Mont.
  • Salary: $49.18 per hour
  • Posting End Date: December 31, 2021

Website Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Wage or Salary:
$49.18 per hour

Seeking two positions for the Journeyman Lineman position which performs power line installation, maintenance, & service work. Tasks include working on overhead & underground construction, operation, & maintenance in electrical transmission, substation, & distribution systems. Working at extreme heights in adverse weather conditions, repetitive lifting of at least 80 pounds, exposure to noise, & dangerous conditions may apply.  Must have ability to operate digger derricks, bucket trucks & equipment used in the utility business. The lineman will be at times the person in charge as a lead lineman or foreman. As a foreman or lead lineman, they may oversee all aspects of a project; including safety, paperwork, planning, coordinating with engineers, & documenting equipment used. Applicants must hold experience in hot work & have previous Journeyman Lineman work experience. The successful candidate will eventually be added to the after-hours call-out list to respond to outage or emergency situations on a rotating basis & must reside 20 minutes driving time from the Huntley Service Center.  Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalent & completion of approved apprentice & OSHA training programs required.  Valid Montana Commercial Driver’s License, first aid card, & Journeyman Card required. FR is required & provided by the Cooperative.  One-year probationary period applies.

Please submit application which can be found at  along with cover letter and resume. Information can be faxed to 406-348-3414; emailed to; or mailed to PO Box 249, Huntley, MT 59037. Positions will remain open until filled.


Additional Information:

YVEC employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, which includes premium shared medical, prescription, & dental coverage, premium paid life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, short & long term disability, vacation & sick leave, holiday pay, Section 125 Cafeteria plan, enhanced 401(k) plan, employee wellness & extensive safety program, training & development programs, employee higher education reimbursement program, & more!!

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc. (YVEC), the second largest Cooperative in Montana located in Huntley in the heart of big sky country just minutes from downtown Billings – Montana’s largest city.  The area offers outstanding hunting, fishing, skiing & other outdoor activities, excellent schools, great shopping, & several wonderful small communities in the surrounding area.  YVEC has continued to grow & currently has a total of 48 employees, 19 distribution substations, two transmission substations & over 2,600 miles of line serving over 21,400 meters.

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