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Journeyman Lineman

Tahoe Vista, CA, US, 96148

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


A Lineman may be assigned to work with and under the general direction of a Troubleman and when assigned the type of work they will perform and the method of supervision shall be governed by the rules with respect to the Troubleman classification. Other general duties assigned in the line of progression.


May work alone or as a member of a two-person unit without supervision, doing work including:

  • Framing poles
  • Pre-assembling material
  • Patrolling and inspecting pole and tower lines
  • Testing and inspecting poles
  • Repairing risers and ground molding
  • Pulling slack in anchor guys
  • Replacing guy guards

May work without supervision, when the second man in such unit is a one (1)year apprentice Lineman or higher, doing work which shall include:

  • Taking primary distribution voltage readings
  • Installing Cooperative-owned customer outdoor lighting service and street light fixtures including making connections on circuits with voltage below 750 volts
  • Installing all types of customer services including risers and terminal connections when the service is to be underground, complete with setting self-contained meters; and
  • Is required to drive the line truck and operate the fixed and attached equipment. May be required to keep time cards and material records

Education and Experience

  • Must have a valid CDL License.
  • Able to perform all classes of transmission and distribution line work.
  • Background of apprenticeship and experience and is qualified to perform these duties with skill and efficiency.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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