Benton Public Utility District

Benton Public Utility District Lineman Jobs

Headquarters:

Washington

Hiring: Groundmen, Apprentices, and Journeymen

Current Lineman Openings:

2

Benton Public Utility District is hiring lineman. Today there are twenty-eight PUDs that serve more than 1.7 million citizens throughout Washington. Nationally, nearly 15% of electric customers are serviced by public power in over 2,000 communities.

Benton Public Utility District Lineman Pay and Salary Information

The average annual pay for Lineman at Benton Public Utility District is $49,757 a year. Benton Public Utility District provide Health and Life insurance.

Lineman Apprenticeships at Benton Public Utility District

Apprentices are usually hired as a Pre-Apprentice and may work in that capacity for up to one year. This time allows an individual to work with a crew in the field everyday to help determine if they will be a successful Apprenticeship candidate. This year does not count toward their necessary hours to complete the Apprenticeship program and, once a full year is completed, a Pre-Apprentice must be prepared to accept a Lineman Apprentice position or separate employment from the District. The Lineman Apprentice program is typically 3 years long (6000 hours) of on-the-job and supplemental training. Lineman Apprentices attend Saturday School at Columbia Basin College from October through January and spend 10 days at Camp Rilea in Warrenton, Oregon (5 days during their third year)

Benton Public Utility District Journeyman Lineman Jobs

Journeyman lineman at Benton Public Utility District drives results and we’ve dedicated ourselves to the value of strong relationships, collaboration, and forward-thinking ideas. We’ve inspired each other to discover thoughtful and creative solutions that look beyond the needs of today to the opportunities of tomorrow. We invite you to forge ahead with us.

Benton Public Utility District Lineman Job Hiring Process

Lineman at Benton Public Utility District require high school diploma or equivalent GED, ability to successfully pass a pole climbing skill test, must possess and maintain a Washington State Class "A" CDL and associated Medical Examiners Certification or obtain within 12 months of entry into position, must possess and maintain flagging/traffic control certifications.

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