Line mechanics

Our line mechanics keep the power flowing safely and reliably to customers throughout our service area. Learn more about our company and our opportunities:

Position description

Principal duties of the Line Mechanic occupation are:

  • Distribution and subtransmission line construction.
  • Maintenance and URD work.
  • Installation and removal of line equipment.
  • Service and street light installation and removal.
  • Transmission line construction and maintenance.
  • Substation construction.
  • Other miscellaneous duties.

Line Mechanics regularly work aloft on de-energized and energized circuits and use rubber gloves, sleeves, hot stick tools and other insulating devices as appropriate.

Line Mechanics must respond to a reasonable amount of callout as necessary to restore customer service.

Education and experience requirements
Electrical power distribution degree preferred.

Licenses and certifications
Applicant must have a valid driver's license and meet company driving requirements. The selected applicant must obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) within 90 days of job entry.

Line Mechanic is a four-year apprenticeship leading to a Journeyman’s card.

Technical degree programs

Milwaukee Area Technical College – Milwaukee, Wis.
   - Electrical Power Distribution/Line Mechanic

Blackhawk Technical College – Janesville, Wis.
   - Electric Power Distribution

Moraine Park Technical College - Beaver Dam, Wis.
   - Electric Power Distribution

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College - Green Bay, Wis.
   - Electric Power Distribution

Chippewa Valley Technical College - Eau Claire, Wis.
   - Electric Power Distribution

University of Northern Michigan – Sawyer, Mich.
   - Electrical Line Technician


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