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LINEWORKER, INSTALLER, REPAIRER
Oregon Apprenticeship Guide
Lineworker, Installer & Repairer

 
Lineworker.pngJob Description
Electrical lineworkers and repairers construct and maintain electric transmission and distribution lines and facilities that send electricity to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers. Apprentices work for various contractors and utility companies on all types of power line construction, both underground and overhead.
 
Working Conditions
The work environment is outdoors in all types of weather. Workers must be agile and capable of performing strenuous work under adverse conditions and at great heights. Workers are required to climb and work on poles or structures in the vicinity of high-voltage conductors and on high-voltage electrical transmission lines, which can be very hazardous. Extended hours may be required during inclement weather to restore damaged electric power lines. 
 
 
Minimum Qualifications
These programs are typically open to employees of training agents registered with the local apprenticeship committees. 
 


Apprenticeship Committees                                    

MA# 1023

Union

Portland Outside Electrical Workers TATC

Phone: 503-883-7888

Area 1, 2, 6

MA# 1082

Union

Tillamook County Outside Electrical TAC

Phone: 503-815-8638

Area 1

MA# 1133

Union

Clatskanie PUD JATC

Phone: 503-728-2163

Area 1

MA# 2002

Union

Central Lincoln PUD Local JATC

Phone: 541-271-8720

Area 2, 3, 4

MA# 2017

Union

Consumers Power JATC

Phone: 541-929-3124

Area 2, 3

MA# 3007

Union

Eugene/Springfield Utilities TATC

Phone: 541-998-8079

Area 3

MA# 4002

Union

PAC CORP/UWUA Outside Electric Worker JAC

Phone: 503-784-3384

Area 4

MA# 4005

Union

Coos-Curry Electrical Cooperative Inc TATC

Phone: 541-247-6638

Area 4

MA# 4021

Non-Union

Roseburg TATC

Phone: 541-673-6616

Area 3, 4

MA# 5007

Union

Southern Oregon Electrical Utilities JATC

Phone: 503-784-3384

Area 4, 5

MA# 6012

Union

Utility Electrical Workers JATC

Phone: 541-564-4381

Area 6, 7

MA# 6019

Union

Mid-Columbia Outside Electrical JATC

Phone: 509-773-4940

Area 1, 6

MA# 6028

Non-Union 

Columbia Power Electrical Utilities JATC

Phone: 541-934-2311

Area 6, 7

MA# 7003

Union

Central Oregon Outside Electrical JATC

Phone: 541-784-3384

Area 5, 7

MA# 7015

Non-Union

Harney Electric Cooperative JATC

Phone: 541-573-2061

Area 6, 7

 


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