Alliant Energy has several great opportunities for journey linemen in Wisconsin.  

Our Local Representatives support the gas and electric operations in the rural areas of Rio, WI and Sauk City/Prairie du Sac, WI communities. This unique role offers independence and leadership growth.  We are also looking for a journey Line Technician to join our emergency response crew in the Portage, WI district. 

For these roles, we are looking for experienced licensed journey line workers, who would be comfortable working both independently and alongside crews as needed.  

This position is critical to the delivery of continuous and reliable service to our customers, and therefore responsible for taking after-hours emergency and outage calls.  To manage a reasonable on-call response time, the selected candidates must reside in or relocate to the assigned communities.

Working for Alliant Energy provides benefits that carry beyond the end of the workday.  We are a part of the communities we serve, a privilege and responsibility we take very seriously.  We are proud to be a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to our customers and communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa.  Alliant Energy offers excellent benefits, work-life balance and competitive pay.

For a full job description for this exciting opportunity, please visit the postings and apply online on or before 9/22/19 at 

Company: Consumers Energy

Location: Throughout Michigan (please see Career Site for locations)

Title: Electric Journeyman Lineman


Career Site:


Department Summary

Electric Journeyman Lineman (Journey Line Workers) are central to Consumers Energy's operations of delivering electricity to homes and businesses throughout our service territory.

Job Description/Responsibilities

Under general supervision, a Journey Line Worker performs any duties required in the operation, maintenance and construction of the electric distribution, sub-transmission, transmission, communication lines and associated equipment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Locate and repair faults on all types of overhead and underground lines and equipment on regulators, transformers of all types, capacitors, boosters and similar devices.

  • Install or remove poles, towers, arms, pins, insulators, dead ends and associated equipment in and on energized circuits.

  • Measure voltage and current, phasing and paralleling circuits, power or lightning transformers and regulators.

  • Install and test electronic devices on equipment such as capacitors and other associated equipment on electric distribution systems.

  • Direct and train electric line apprentices in accordance with the electric line apprenticeship program.


A journeyman line worker must be familiar with:

  • Installing, inspecting, removing, maintaining, and repairing poles, towers, cross arms, braces, pins, insulators, secondary racks, brackets, guys, transformer supports, and other supporting structures, wires and other conductors.

  • Transformers, lightning arresters, capacitors, isolators, fuses and cutouts.

  • Disconnecting oil and air-break switches and repeater fuses.

  • Communication lines.

  • Other associated equipment.

  • Knowledge about what causes radio or television interference.


***Candidates filling these positions may be subject to working an afternoon schedule***

When applying to this position, please attach your certified Journeyman Lineman card (which shows the date you topped out) along with a resume.


  • Must have all of the qualifications of a Journeyman Line Worker including a certified Journeyman Lineman card (equivalent to 4 years of experience as a line worker).

  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment assessment at the Consumers Energy training facility.


This position is included under a collective bargaining agreement with the Utility Workers Union of America.

Essential Functions 

  • Maintenance of Electric Distribution systems as well as facilities and ancillary support process for all utility operations. 

  • Duties and who this individual reports to will fluctuate between projects. 

  • Individual possesses the skills to lead, problem solve, and work well in a team environment. 

  • Individual should exemplify safe work practices and follow the company’s compliance standards. 


Hours and Travel 

  • This position requires the individual work a minimum of 40 hours per week with the majority of time spent in specific field locations. 

  • Travel is required to job sites. 

  • Individuals need to be willing to work additional hours as necessary to meet deadlines or assist with storm restoration activities. 

  • Individual should be willing to participate in the on call rotation in case of potential storms. 

  • Individual may have to work outside of assigned headquarters to help with storm restoration which may require overnight stays. 

  • Individuals must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). 


Position will be filled at the Electric Journeyman Lineman level as the candidate must already have all of the qualifications of an Electric Journeyman Lineman, including uploading a certified Electric Journeyman Lineman card or certification (equivalent to 4 years of experience as an electric line worker) into their application.

Lineman A

Electricity & Communications Department

(Pay Rate: $29.00 - $30.00 per hour)


The City of Shelby, Ohio located in Richland County, is actively seeking a Class A Lineman.



This position is responsible for operation, construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairing the city’s electric transmission and distribution system. Possess the skills, abilities, and craftwork of a Journeyman Lineman. A Job Description can be found below for a complete job summary.



Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; the successful completion of a minimum of four years of progressive on the job work and technical training in all line craftwork, and/or four years as a qualified Journeyman Lineman; Commercial Class B Driver’s License.


Benefits Package

The city offers an excellent comprehensive insurance package without pay withdraws. The hourly rate is $29.00-$30.00 per hour plus applicable miscellaneous pay. Qualified applicants are eligible for the vacation accrual schedule. 


Applicants can complete an application for employment by either visiting Shelby City Hall, at 43 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875, or by accessing the online application located on the City Website;

City of Shelby, Ohio



Job Title: Lineman A            

Department: Electric Distribution, Generation, and Telecommunications

Division: Distribution

Reports To: Superintendent, Distribution Crew Chief                                         

Employment Status: Full-Time                         

Normal Working Hrs: M-F 0700-1500

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Classification Status: Classified      

Adopted Date: 3/1/2019                                    



Possess the skills, abilities, and craftwork of a Journeyman Lineman. Operates and maintains the electric & telecommunications system equipment associated with the transmission, distribution of the electrical power grid and telecommunications. Performs diversified construction work and maintains poles, power lines,  auxiliary facilities, and equipment for the transmission and distribution of electricity and telecommunications.  May perform all of the work of the ground and line craft. Regular and predictable attendance.


50% - Expected to do work without requiring immediate supervision.  Generally does numerous diverse operations which require frequent adaptation of complete lineman skill.  Performs diversified construction work and maintains poles, and power lines, and auxiliary facilities and equipment for the transmission and distribution of electricity.  May perform all of the work of the ground and line craft. Responsible for expensive tools, equipment, and materials. Requirements include working on energized or, when necessary, de‑energized voltages from 120 to 12,470 volts and any construction, maintenance, or repair of the City's transmission and distribution lines, including all related equipment. Requires complete working knowledge of transformers, transformer banking, transformer and conductor loading. 

20% - Does switching and sectionalizing of  lines.  Energizes and de‑energizes distribution and transmission lines for construction, maintenance or repair.  Uses back feeds, if available, in cases where construction, maintenance, repair or emergencies warrant.  Assists in substation erection, operations, and specialized maintenance.  Uses all tools, devices, vehicles, mechanical aids, material, and equipment common to line craft operations.  Must possess pole climbing skills and the ability to utilize them in the completion of projects and safety related tasks. 

20% - When necessary, assists others or performs a wide range of related work as required or directed.  Assists in the instruction of trainees, Lineman Class B, Lineman Class C, and Lineman Helper. Must have the ability to test, recalibrate, inspect, and read electric meters. Also maintains and assists with proper sizing of electrical metering for services. Performs reconnects, disconnects, security light repair, spot meter bases for customers, check trouble calls, locates underground services, traffic light repair and assists customers with problems and questions. Prepares work related records.  Performs tree trimming around electric lines and telecommunication lines.

10% - When assigned, shall assist the Division of  Generation and Telecommunications with the operation, construction, repair, maintenance, and inspections of the work to be performed.  Performs underground utility locates for OUPS notices.  

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION  This job description in no manner states or implies that these are only duties and responsibilities to be performed by this position. Percentage of duties and responsibilities can change by availability of work. Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Possess the skills, abilities, and craftwork of a Journeyman Lineman (Lineman A).  Requires the successful completion of a minimum of four years of progressive on the job work and technical training in all line craftwork, and/or four years as a qualified Journeyman Lineman in a similar or related industry or equivalent training and experience being constant.

Possession of a valid State of Ohio motor vehicle operator's license and a Class B Commercial Drivers License with air break endorsement. If employee does not possess a CDL, the employee must obtain CDL with air brake endorsement within one hundred eighty (180) days after hire date. Retention of such certificates and licenses are a condition of continued employment.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE  License, or Certificate, or Degree in related field(s) or five years related experience and/or training in the related fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience. High School diploma or G.E.D. is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50‑pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

In accordance with US Department of Labor physical demands strength rating, this is considered medium work.

WORK ENVIRONMENT   The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as blue prints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


If you have a job opening you would like posted on our page please contact us at

$100 for one week
$300 for a month

What you will get:
1. A job posting on our website
2. A post on our Facebook which currently has over 250,,000 followers worldwide
3. A post on our INSTAGRAM which currently has 50,000 followers worldwide
4. A post on our Twitter account