Apprentice 4th Yr – Journeyman Lineman


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19 May 2024

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 Entergy Mississippi, LLC 


Under close supervision, following specific instructions as to methods and working details, must be able to perform simple and routine work assisting linemen, mechanics or others by performing manual labor involved in the construction and maintenance of electric transmission and distribution conductors, structures, substations, underground systems, and related equipment, and be qualified to do the following related work as assigned:

-Dig holes, set anchors and assist in setting poles and stubs.
-Perform miscellaneous cleaning, scraping, painting, rough carpenter work, cut grass, clear right-of-way, etc.
-Excavate for foundations, install forms, mix concrete and assist in completing foundations and fences.
-Load, unload and handle poles, wire, tools, materials, supplies, tackle, etc. and assist in handling material to and from stock.
-Care for and prepare hand lines, block lines, etc.
-Tend winch line when in operation.
-Assist linemen, mechanics or others and tend lines necessary for raising tools and material.
-Assist in assembling guys, crossarms, and other equipment on ground, and in pulling wire and guys.
-Assist in the erection of steel, wood or other structures.
-Assist in dismantling equipment removed from lines, substations, etc.
-Handle and work from ladders.
-Operate Company trucks and automobiles.


-Lineman certification or equivalent education or experience preferred. Must meet all qualifications within six months after employment.
-Within six months after employment, know Company’s safety rules and complete OSHA mandated training including bucket rescue.
-Know the location of, and be able to operate, all of the firefighting equipment. Know what kind of equipment to use on electrical, oil and other fires, within thirty days after employment.
-Obtain/Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License


-Must have full use of mental and physical faculties.
-Have strength and endurance adequate for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather conditions.
-Be able to work at heights and close spaces.
-Good hand-eye coordination and physical dexterity.


-Be particularly alert in observing hazards and avoiding accidents.
-Be willing to work under unusual surroundings, as well as the normal working conditions pertaining to this job.
-Be able to receive and execute orders and instructions in such a manner as to inspire respect and confidence of superiors


Journeyman Lineman – 5 years of lineman experience

Required Qualifications:

Required to have or be able to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License.

Ability to use physical strength to perform required tasks in all weather conditions.

Ability to work irregular hours and out of town assignments as required.

Good communication skills.

Ability to take and understand directives and complete tasks with limited supervision.

Ability to plan and lay out all work in a safe and efficient manner.

Ability to assume a lead role and direct the work of other linemen.

Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures.

Ability to learn through classroom instruction, OJT and repetitive motions.

Ability to climb and work off of poles of various heights.

Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards.

Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets.

Ability to meet the public in a pleasant and tactful manner and understand the importance of delivering a high level of customer service.

Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement.

Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base.

Essential Functions of the Linemen Position:

Must be able to traverse uneven terrain (including, but not limited to, wet, muddy and/or slippery terrain, concrete or asphalt) with a full complement of tools weighing up to fifty pounds

Must be able to work in extreme weather, including, extreme heat and cold

Must be able to work in confined spaces.

Must be able to work alone when performing restoration services.

Must be able to perform physical tasks, including digging, and pulling, pushing, carrying and lifting up to 80 pounds.

Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.

Must be able to safely operate trucks and heavy equipment and safely work around energized lines and equipment.

Must be able to work at heights for extended periods of time.

Must be able to work overhead from a bucket truck (perform work above shoulders on energized overhead lines).

Must be able to climb up and descend from wooden/steel structures, poles and ladders and be able to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, grip, handle and feel.

Must have the ability to perform emergency rescue operations, including bringing unconscious or injured co-worker down from significant height or elevated area.

Must have sound judgment necessary to work safely in inherently dangerous environment.

Must be able to understand and follow safety rules.

Must be able to work up to 16 continuous hours per day.

Must have the ability to wear required personal protection equipment.

Must be able to perform basic computer tasks, such as entering time worked, noting beginning and completion of assigned task, checking and responding to emails, completing computer-based training, and other similar tasks.

Must be able to communicate effectively and interact with a team.

Must have the ability to manage stress and handle tense situations.

Must have regular and reliable attendance.

Must be able to work overtime when necessary.


Louisiana (Bargaining):

Apprentice 3rd Year: 3 years lineman experience required




Primary Location:


Mccomb Mississippi : Mccomb 
Job Function:

Skilled / Craft
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Relocation Option:

No Relocation Offered
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Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the EEO page, or see statements below.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Accessibility: Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.  41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity and Pay Transparency.

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