Journeyman Lineman

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Lexington, Mississippi, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:  

Work Place Flexibility: Onsite 



Construct, Build and Maintain OH/UG Electric Facilities with primary voltages ranging up to 34.5KV including but not limited to:

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.



5 years of lineman experience


Required Qualifications:

Required to have or be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License.

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.

Ability to plan and lay out all work in a safe and efficient manner.

Ability to assume a lead role and direct the work of other linemen.

Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures.

Ability to learn through classroom instruction, OJT and repetitive motions.

Ability to climb and work off of poles of various heights.

Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards.

Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets.

Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service.

Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement.

Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base.


Essential Functions of the Linemen Position:

Must be able to traverse uneven terrain (including, but not limited to, wet, muddy and/or slippery terrain, concrete or asphalt) with a full complement of tools weighing up to fifty pounds

Must be able to work in extreme weather, including, extreme heat and cold

Must be able to work in confined spaces.

Must be able to work alone when performing restoration services.

Must be able to perform physical tasks, including digging, and pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting up to 80 pounds.

Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

Must be able to safely operate trucks and heavy equipment and safely work around energized lines and equipment.

Must be able to work at heights for extended periods of time.

Must be able to work overhead from a bucket truck (perform work above shoulders on energized overhead lines).

Must be able to climb up and descend from wooden/steel structures, poles and ladders and be able to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, grip, handle and feel.

Must have the ability to perform emergency rescue operations, including bringing unconscious or injured co-worker down from significant height or elevated area.

Must have sound judgment necessary to work safely in inherently dangerous environment.

Must be able to understand and follow safety rules.

Must be able to work up to 16 continuous hours per day.

Must have the ability to wear required personal protection equipment.

Must be able to perform basic computer tasks, such as entering time worked, noting beginning and completion of assigned task, checking and responding to emails, completing computer-based training, and other similar tasks.

Must be able to communicate effectively and interact with a team.

Must have the ability to manage stress and handle tense situations.

Must have regular and reliable attendance.

Must be able to work overtime when necessary.







Primary Location: Mississippi-Lexington
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: MISSISSIPPI BARG. -- NON-NUCLEAR
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 108582
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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