Whether part of the team for two or twenty years, we’re all like family at Irby. Join the team and share in the pride we have for our rich history of industry firsts spanning more than 60 years in business. Get on board and be ready for an exciting future in electric infrastructure construction.


Scope of Services

Our scope of work is turnkey. Our work covers the complete gamut from foundations to delivery including transmission, substations, distribution, emergency restoration, and ancillary services such as telecommunications and outdoor lighting. Above ground and underground, Irby crews are currently working in ## states on both long-term and project-based contracts.

Irby clients include the nation’s largest investor-owned power providers as well as municipalities and cooperatives. 


Safety is the value at the center of everything we do at Irby. Our commitment to safety informs every move we make. Ongoing training, field processes, and a genuine commitment to one another is how we live and breathe safety when we’re at work. There is no business objective higher than the safety of our crews.  There never will be.


The better question may be why not? The average tenure at Irby is more than 20 years. Some of executive team started in the field themselves. There’s a reason people work with us as long as they do. Part of our family culture is treating our team like family and that starts with the benefits and training to which our team has access.

*Benefits are subject to plan eligibility and other requirements.

  • Competitive wages, salary, incentives and bonus structure
  • Group Health, Long-term Disability and Life Insurance Plans
  • Optional Dental and Vision Plans
  • Optional Short-term Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health & Dependent Care)
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Corporate stability
    (the leverage and backing of a Fortune 500 company with autonomy of an established family-owned company)
  • Affiliation with Northwest Lineman College

Ready to Get Started?

Contact our Human Resources department to learn more.

Field Notes

Hear what the team has to say about working at Irby.
Learn from the people who know best why they like working at Irby.


Brandon tells us why his career at Irby is so important to him.


Chris discusses his relationship with his co-workers in the field and at corporate, and why that is so important.


Colt shares his experiences joining the Irby family.


Luther discusses how we work safely, the Irby family atmosphere, and our diverse workforce.

If you want to work for a company with a great reputation, and a team of people that feels like family, on projects for the best clients in the country—you want to work at Irby.

From the top down, Irby provides the highest level of training and implements processes to uphold some of the most stringent standards in the business.

There are executives working here that started in the field as lineman at Irby. Everyone has the opportunity to grow a career here.


The openings posted below are updated frequently.
Don’t see the title you are interested in, please send your resume to, Greg Berry.


Journeyman lineman will be expected to build, maintain, and repair overhead transmission lines using approved standards under the direction of the Crew Foreman. Responsible for safe operation of equipment and operations on digger trucks (line trucks) and bucket trucks in order to construct and maintain electrical systems of de-energized overhead transmission lines.

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Journeymen lineman will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction and maintenance of all overhead and underground facilities. They must be able to safely troubleshoot and repair all distribution circuits and equipment.

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*Privacy policy to applicants for employeement positions or independent contractor engagements. 


Send resumes to Irby recruiter Greg Berry:

Irby Construction Company
Attn: Recruiting
P.O. Box 180819
318 Old Highway 49 South
Richland, MS 39218-9449

I want to get started!


Learn about current openings or contact HR directly by clicking here.



318 Old Highway 49 South
Richland, Mississippi 39218-9449

Phone: 601-709-4729


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Irby Construction Company

Irby Construction Company

318 Old Hwy 49 S
Richland, MS 39218


Irby Construction Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR).