ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AND ENERGY
Lineworkers answer the call to power our nation every day by operating, maintaining, and constructing a safe and reliable electrical grid.
Salary Range Potential:
Community College or Technical Degree
Critical thinking, Mathematics, Dexterity, Quality control,
Types of Employers:
Construction, Utilities, Telecommunication
A lineman is responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical power lines and auxiliary equipment. This includes work from power plants to the meters of customers homes. Demand for this type of work will never go "out of style" as long as folks use electricity. In fact, thanks to developments in the power industry, our contractors are seeing increased demand for their services - meaning they need more and more workers. With more than 500 line contractors in the organized electrical construction industry, you can be assured of meaningful, lifelong work with opportunities for advancement.
Utility Lineman- $70,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%