Journeyman Lineman – Transmission

Position Overview

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.


  • Has worked in the line industry as an apprentice lineman for at least 4 years
  • Must have a class A or B Commercial Driver’s License
  • Must be able to conduct a Job Task Safety Analysis (JTSA) as required
  • Able to string, sag, clip, and dead-end conductor
  • Must be experienced in grounding conductor and setting up an Equipotential Workzone
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to ascend and descend poles of all types to change out cross arms, transformers and repair conductors, etc., as well as maintains current knowledge of equipment, and OSHA regulations
  • Ability to lead crew during on-call rotation
  • Ability to interpret maps, specifications, staking sheets, and complex diagrams.
  • Ability to maintain records required for time worked and materials
  • Thorough knowledge of first-aid, safety rules, line materials and tools and their use
  • Good judgment, safe work methods, and ability to work well with diverse groups of people
  • Must perform Pole Top Rescue and Bucket Rescue
  • Assist in training Apprentice Lineman
  • Ability to lead in Crew Forman’s absence
  • Inspects, maintains company equipment, and trucks in safe working order

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to work outside during all weather conditions and terrain on a regular and/on-call basis, in a safe and productive manner
  • May move up to 50 pounds in a safe manner
  • Must be able to work at heights and/or confined space
  • Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays on an on-call basis
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Inquire about Opportunities

Send resumes to Irby recruiter [email protected]:

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