Apprentice 1st Year - Journeyman Lineman

Date: May 10, 2022

Location: Batesville, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy



Construct, Build and Maintain OH/UG Electric Facilities with primary voltages ranging up to 15KV including but not limited to job duties.



  • Installation, removal and maintenance of OH/UG primary line facilities and secondary services.
  • Installation of OH/UG transformers and the wiring of all types of transformer banks.
  • Installation, including the wiring of regulators, capacitors, and reclosers.
  • Driving of different sizes and types of trucks.
  • Operation of various pieces of equipment, including Aerial Bucket and Digger Derrick Trucks.
  • Read and understand job prints and sketches.
  • Recognize material(s) and their function.
  • Setting and climbing of all sizes of poles in open areas, rear alleys and in energized lines.
  • Be available for on call duty and emergency response.



  • Must live within 20 miles of work location.
  • Ability to use physical strength to perform required tasks in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to work irregular hours and out of town assignments as required.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to take and understand directives and complete tasks with limited supervision.


Minimum experience required of the position:

Apprentice 1st Year: Completion of an accredited Lineworker Training program OR prior demonstrated linework experience required

Apprentice II                         2 years of experience required

Apprentice III                        3 years of experience required

Apprentice IV                       4 years of experience required

Journeyman Lineman          5 years of experience required


As a condition of employment this position requires a pre-employment Fitness for Duty exam









Primary Location: Arkansas-Batesville
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: ARKANSAS BARG. -- NON-NUCLEAR-A01
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 106861
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.



As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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