Bonneville Power Administration

Bonneville Power Administration Lineman Jobs

Headquarters:

Oregon

Hiring: Groundmen, Apprentices, and Journeymen

Current Lineman Openings:

6

Bonneville Power Administration is hiring lineman. The Bonneville Power Administration is a federal nonprofit wholesale power marketer that sells carbon-free electricity from 31 federal dams and one nuclear plant to millions of consumers and businesses in eight states, while operating three-quarters of the region’s high-voltage transmission grid. Bonneville Power Administration serve throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana let you choose your idyllic spot to build your life and career.

Bonneville Power Administration Lineman Pay and Salary Information

Average Bonneville Power Administration lineman hourly pay in the United States is approximately $53.06. Bonneville Power Administration has a strong health insurance program.

Lineman Apprenticeships at Bonneville Power Administration

Apprentice at BPA requires Repairing and maintaining of 15,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines. Constructing and repairing large towers, wood poles and other of structures.
Maintaining transmission line rights-of-way. Stringing and splicing electrical conductors and fiber optic cables."

Bonneville Power Administration Journeyman Lineman Jobs

Journeyman lineman at Bonneville Power Administration Perform construction and maintenance work (including hot line maintenance) on either wood pole or steel tower lines including excavations and footings, framing and erecting towers and poles, hanging insulators and hardware, and stringing, sagging, and clipping conductor. Replace or repair damaged steel towers, wood poles, crossarms, and conductors; relocate towers and poles; inspect and treat wood poles; and replace insulators.

Bonneville Power Administration Lineman Job Hiring Process

"In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.
Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C).Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on the quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time."

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