Journeyman Lineman

Basin Electric Power Cooperative   Lyman, NE   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on September 24, 2021
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At Basin Electric, our employees are the heart of our organization. Together with our subsidiary Dakota Gasification Company, we employ more than 1,800 people across multiple Midwestern states. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an incredible benefits package. Please check our website for the closing dates of these job openings.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative:

  • Enterprise Applications Architect I - Bismarck, ND
  • Operator/Technician (PGS) - Williston, ND
  • Journeyman Lineman (TSM) - Lyman, NE
  • Learning and Development Coordinator - Bismarck, ND
  • Performance Engineer I or II - Bismarck, ND

For job details, go to Questions? Call 701-557-5603

Dakota Gasification Company:

  • Protection Services Specialist I, II, or III (DOT-PHMSA) - Beulah, ND

Position Title: Journeyman Lineman (TSM) (DOT-FMCSA)

Position Purpose: This position is responsible for live line maintenance using bare hand/hotstick procedures on Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) 115 kV, 230 kV and 345 kV transmission lines, working on wood poles, steel poles, and lattice towers up to 500 kV construction. This position safely and efficiently maintains BEPC electric power transmission lines that serve our members, participants, and customers. The incumbent maintains right-of-ways and other Cooperative assets and assist other crafts as necessary. This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber-related assets or systems.

Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must be able to routinely climb power line structures, including lattice steel towers and wood or steel poles, to heights of 225 feet and occasionally, to more than 300 feet while the lines are energized. The incumbent must be able to perform all classes of transmission line construction, maintenance, and operation work, with emphasis on safety, skill, and efficiency. The incumbent must have a distinct understanding of electricity, including erecting, assembling, and splicing conductors, cables, and ropes; an understanding tension string of conductors at a level acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED) and four years of experience with an accredited lineman apprenticeship program and obtained a Journeyman Lineman rating. The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and must have or be willing to obtain within 90 days of hire a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and no CDL restrictions other than a medical variance (V). This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) (FMCSA) (CDL) qualified position. The incumbent may be required to have a National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operator (NCCO) designation, or willingness to obtain certification within one year from the date of hire. Employees must apply through Inside Basin, by clicking on a position and signing into the Infor Application.

If you have any questions, please contact Heather M. Schlenker at 701-557-5603.

Basin Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer regarding race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and veterans status.