Electrical power line and cable workers construct, maintain and repair overhead and underground electrical power transmission and distribution systems. Make sure to use the search box to find Nick's video!
Completing a two-year college program in an electronics-related area may make an applicant more valuable. The completion of an on-the-job apprenticeship program may be necessary to be a lineman.
Employment of electrical power-line installers and repairers is expected to grow, largely due to growing population and expanding cities. With each new housing development or office park, new electric power lines are installed and will require maintenance.
Lineman typically work for power or telecommunication providers. This work may require working in bad weather conditions. In addition, it may be very physically challenging. You may be climbing utility poles to great heights!