Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers


Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.
Also called: Class A Lineman, Journeyman Lineman, Lineman, Power Lineman

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Business
  • customer service
    Math and Science
  • physics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    certificate after high school
    high school diploma/GED
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