The average hourly pay for a Lineman with Machine Operation skills is $24.64.
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Job Description for Lineman
Linemen perform work in telecom construction using extensive knowledge and experience in power system operations, as well as the ability to repair and maintain network infrastructure. The job involves servicing electrical lines which may be energized or de-energized; direct supervision is necessary for certain energized line applications, and familiarity with circuit maps and fiber-splicing is also important in this position. Hands-on work with primaries, secondaries, junction boxes, and transf…Read more
- Erect and maintain steel, wood or concrete poles, towers and guy wires.
- Install and maintain street lighting systems.
- Splice, solder and insulate conductors and related wiring to connect power distribution.
- Inspect and test overhead and underground power lines and cables.
- Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical distribution.
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Skills in Troubleshooting, Safety Compliance, Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity), Leadership and Heavy Equipment Operation are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Lineman
An entry-level Lineman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.44 based on 7 salaries. An early career Lineman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.30 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Lineman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.91 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Lineman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.97 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
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