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Lineworker Apprenticeship Opportunities

Job 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.

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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.

Available Apprenticeship Programs


Committee NameCityAverage Wage
PORTLAND OUTSIDE ELECTRICAL WORKERS TATCFOREST GROVE$55.65View for #10230284 Apprenticeship Details
TILLAMOOK COUNTY OUTSIDE ELECTRICAL JATCTILLAMOOK$62.14View for #10820284 Apprenticeship Details
CLATSKANIE PUD JATCCLATSKANIE$59.30View for #11330284 Apprenticeship Details
CENTRAL LINCOLN PUD LOCAL JATCNEWPORT$58.76View for #20020284 Apprenticeship Details
CONSUMERS POWER JATCPHILOMATH$58.44View for #20170284 Apprenticeship Details
EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD UTILITIES JATCSPRINGFIELD$59.80View for #30070284 Apprenticeship Details
EWEB OUTSIDE ELECTRICAL WORKERS JATCEUGENE$59.85View for #30090284 Apprenticeship Details
CITY OF BANDON & IBEW LOCAL 659 JATCBANDON$56.39View for #40250284 Apprenticeship Details
UTILITY ELECTRICAL WORKERS JATCHERMISTON$55.35View for #60120284 Apprenticeship Details