Line Maintainer Apprenticeship Program

Linemen working on pole

Line Maintainer Apprentice Responsibilities 

  • Climbing poles
  • Installing conduit and cable overhead and underground
  • Underground manholes, duct banks, street lighting overhead and underground
  • Overhead and underground equipment troubleshooting
  • Customer property

Required Abilities for Line Maintainer Apprentices 

Physical Ability

  • Must be able to work in the heat and cold
  • Must be able to work day or night 

Mental Ability

  • Must be able to focus 


  • Must be available to be on call
  • Must avoid unscheduled leave

Tools Supplied for Line Maintainer Apprentices

  • Climbing gear
  • Hand tools
  • Personal protective equipment
    • Gloves/sleeves
    • Nomex shirts
    • Safety glasses (prescription)
    • Safety boots
    • Hardhat