DP2 - Apprentice 4th Year

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: New Caney, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date: 11/29/2022 





Under directive supervision, with limited latitude for planning or laying out of working details, must know, understand, and be willing and able to apply all

applicable Company construction specifications in order to perform high and low voltage line work involved in the construction and maintenance of

electric transmission, underground and distribution dead or energized conductors, structures and equipment, and be qualified to do the following and

related work as assigned:

1. Use hot line tools.

2. Work on all types of conductors.

3. Install all types of transformer installations, make tap changes and install primary metering equipment.

4. Locate trouble and restore service on all classes of lines, substations, sectionalizing equipment, etc.

5. Make underground and submarine cable installations, including the making of joints and installation of potheads.

6. Install pole type regulators and transformers to boost or buck line voltage.

7. Phase and check rotation in circuits direct and with potential transformers.

8. Make field tests of distribution transformers.

9. Check for ground faults on circuits or equipment.

10. Erect and maintain steel towers and substations.

11. Direct work of assistants, instruct and train other employees.


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.


Apprentice 4th Year -  4+ years demonstrated linework experience required


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











Primary Location: Texas-New Caney
Job Function: Skilled / Craft
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: GTX Utility Ops-U05
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 109367
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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