Lineman Appr 2 Yr - Lineman Journeyman

Public Service Co. of OK
Remote friendly

Job Summary

Assist in the installation, rearrangement, maintenance, operation, removal and inspection of electrical transmission and distribution facilities. Drive and operate line trucks and associated auxiliary equipment. The following list sets forth the principal duties required for the job family.

Job Description

This position is posted as a range. Qualifications, education and experience will be considered in determining appropriate classification. Position responsibilities and accountabilities will vary accordingly based upon the assigned classification. Information listed below is taken from the Lineman Apprentice 2 yr. description.

Essential Job Functions: 

This list is not intended to limit assignment of work or the degree of supervision under all operating conditions.

Employee may perform miscellaneous, related, and incidental work in addition to that specifically outlined below.

  • Opens and closes switches and installs grounding devices to lines and equipment.

  • May climbs poles and/or ride in bucket to install or repair wires, arms, insulators or other hardware on poles.

  • Install and repair underground facilities such as cable, transformers, potheads and pedestals.

  • Installs pole hardware and such auxiliary equipment as transformers, lightning arresters, switches, fuses and insulators, using hand tools and mechanical devices.

  • May cover energized lines with rubber goods to facilitate safe handling of high-voltage lines without interrupting service.

  • Uses insulated poles (hot sticks) fitted with mechanically or hydraulically operated grasping and crimping tools and/or rubber gloves and sleeves to perform energized line work.

  • Perform similar or less skilled work as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or GED.


  • Minimum of one year distribution electrical power line work experience, OR

One year of related line experience defined as:

  • Successful completion of a one-year electrical power line school certificate plus a minimum of 16 weeks internship or distribution electrical power line experience, OR
  • Associate degree from an electrical power line school which includes a minimum of 16 weeks internship or distribution electrical power line experience. 
  • Applicable years of experience will determine appropriate classification.   


  • Must possess and maintain a valid CDL A state driver's license.

Other Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to climb and work at heights.
  • Must have the ability to communicate with employees, customers and the general public in a courteous and proper manner.   
  • Must pass the AEP Pre-Assessment Evaluation.   
  • Must acquire with such time determined by the Company, the qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the next higher line of progression or vacate the current job classifications.  
  • Work Hours / Travel Requirements:  40 hours per week with overtime and travel as required.   
  • Must be available for overtime callout including weekends and holidays.  
  • Must reside within a 30-mile radius or 35 roadway miles from the assigned dock/reporting location.

Lineman Appr 2nd Yr - $35.43

Lineman Appr 3rd Yr - $37.50

Lineman Appr 4th Yr - $39.64

Lineman Journeyman - $53.79

Candidates will be considered based on their qualifications and the candidate’s ability to work from an approved work location. Although the location is flexible, AEP does not have a presence in all states and localities. The following locations are NOT currently approved for this position: AK, CO, CT, DE, HI, IA, ID, KS, MA, ME, MS, MT, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WY, US Territories or international work locations. AEP will consider qualified candidates who are willing to relocate to an approved work location, at the candidate’s expense, provided the relocation can be completed within a timeframe that meets AEP’s staffing needs. NOTE: All remote work locations require vetting and final approval prior to offer and/or start date. Any work locations listed as preferred or unapproved relate specifically to the requirements for this position and are not necessarily applicable to other posted positions.

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It is hereby reaffirmed that it is the policy of American Electric Power (AEP) to provide Equal Employment Opportunity in all aspects of the employer‐employee relationship including recruiting, hiring, upgrading and  promotion,  conditions  and  privileges  of  employment,  company  sponsored  training  programs, educational assistance,  social and  recreational  programs,  compensation,  benefits,  transfers,  discipline, layoffs and termination of employment to all employees and applicants without discrimination because of  race, color,  religion,  sex, age, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, veteran or military  status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. When required by law, we must record certain information to be made part of an Affirmative Action Plan. Applicants for employment may also be invited to participate in the Affirmative Action Program by self-identifying their Race or Ethnic Identity.

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