Journeyman Lineman

Location: Houston, TX


The Lineman is responsible for the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission systems as well as substation construction and maintenance.

Here’s what you will do as a Lineman at Spark Power:

  • Constructs and installs overhead and underground distribution lines as well as substations and plant electrical systems. Examples of duties include digging holes and trenches, setting poles, stringing wire, placing equipment and testing systems.
  • Performs work on energized and de-energized lines, daily. Performs this work in darkness, as needed.
  • Operates heavy and light equipment, including digger derricks, aerial lift devices and backhoes. Works with various tools of the trade.
  • Participates in the instruction and development of Lineman Trainees and Apprentice Linemen. Leads by example.
  • Actively and positively participates in department meetings, safety meetings and tailboards.
  • Performs after-hours duties, as required. Responds to callouts in a timely manner. Works scheduled and unscheduled overtime, as needed or as required.
  • Locates underground cable as requested by customers.
  • Customer service: Interacts with public during the normal course of business, in the Operations Center and in the field. Behaves in a courteous, professional manner.
  • Professional behavior: Understands and follows company expectations regarding appropriate dress, attendance, punctuality, scheduled and unscheduled time off, and appropriate use of time, equipment and resources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Do you have the Spark? Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma/Electrical Engineering Degree and/or Journeyman Lineman License or Journeyman Electrician license
  • Minimum 2 years of field experience with energized distribution work, transformer bank hookups
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Valid Drivers License and State issued MVR is required
  • TWIC and industrial experience is preferred
  • Ability to climb wood and steel powerlines and work at heights is required. Pole climbing experience is preferred.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced growing environment
  • Ability to travel within Texas and potentially other States for work is required
  • Firm commitment to safety at all times is mandatory
  • OSHA 10 and OSHA 30
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficient with an ability to use MS Office applications, virtual meeting software and company-specific apps and software is required

Here are some of the perks Spark employees enjoy:

  • Diverse and exciting projects and customer base (industrial, commercial, institutional, renewable energy)
  • Growing company with consistent work
  • Continuous training and professional development opportunities including SparkU
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision care, STD, LTD
  • Uniforms provided
  • Tools provided
  • Corporate discount program
  • 401k
  • Employee Share Ownership Program
  • Positive, inclusive and fun company culture!

…much more

Who is Spark Power?

We provide end-to-end electrical contracting, operations and maintenance services, and energy sustainability solutions to the industrial, commercial, utility, and renewable asset markets.

We have over 1300 employees across 38 offices across North America.

We have numerous exciting projects in commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors across Canada and the US.