How to find lineman groundhand jobs

Lineman ground hands are in high demand as many transmission and distribution crews expand to modernize the electric grid across North America. Lineman Central keeps a comprehensive and update list of all new ground hand positions. Ground hands must be able to follow instructions and have good communication skills. They must be able to climb ladders and be able to perform strenuous physical labor under all types of conditions. A good ground hand understands how to work areas clean and organized; always ensures job site cleanliness.

What do lineman groundhands do?

A ground hand contributes to a crew by assisting in basic construction and various tasks on the job site such as demolition, site preparation, excavating, backfilling, and landscaping, trenching, pole setting, cable labeling, and other substation related tasks such as construction clean-up. A groundhand is the common starting point for a lineman career progression. Common job requirements of a new ground hand include being accustomed to construction equipment and vehicles, basic data entry for learning and compliance training, knowledge of hand and power tools and the safety of their use, and understanding how to work with ropes/knots and how to use them. Entry level ground hands will also be at an advantage if they have an understanding of DOT regulations.

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What do lineman groundhand jobs pay?

A common starting rate for Groundhands is $15 an hour. This of course varies per state and per company. The schedule for groundhands is often eight hours a day for five days a week. Groundhands also respond to emergencies outside their typical region of responsibility and will have plenty of opportunities for overtime pay.

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