Apprentice 3rd Year - Journeyman Lineman

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

***Position will be filled as an Apprentice 3rd Year or Journeyman Lineman depending on experience of selected candidate.***

2 Positions Available



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.


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, pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting up to 115 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.


Minimum experience required of the position:

Apprentice III                        3+ years of demonstrated linework experience required

Apprentice IV                        4+ years of demonstrated linework experience required

Journeyman                          5+ years of demonstrated linework experience required


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









Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock
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: 109539
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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

One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and Pre-employment Testing:  of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website,, numberLogon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words). Travel expenses incurred in connection with EEI testing are non-reimbursable.

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.


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.


Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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