Disclaimer Statement: The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned.

Position Title

Journeyman Lineworker

Basic Function

Installs, maintains, and repairs distribution lines and related components and assists in these operations with transmission lines and related components of the electric distribution system.

Principal Duties

  • May work on secondary or primary lines independently. Installs and connects electric service and meters for residential and commercial buildings. Operates a bucket or pole setting truck.
  • Participates in the training of groundmen or apprentice linemen
  • Properly utilizes personal protective equipment during work
  • Follows safety practices
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned by the Lead Lineworker or Electric Distribution Superintendent



Reports To

Electric Distribution Superintendent and/or Lead Lineworker


Line crews as directed by supervisor.

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily outdoors in all types of weather. Employee may be subject to electrical hazards, noise, dust and other conditions encountered at job sites.

Essential Physical Skills

Ability to climb, lift and operate equipment and tools, use both hands simultaneously.

Job Specifications

High school diploma or GED certificate and four or more years’ experience as an Apprentice Lineman. Valid driver’s license. Must have a phone.

For more information, or to apply for this position, please see Katorra Hawkins, Human Resource Director, at 416 Third Steet, Clarksdale, MS, 662-627-8414, or khawkins@cdpu.net

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