YOUR CAREER AS AN ELECTRICAL POWER-LINE INSTALLER AND REPAIRER

You’re the one responsible for keeping the whole system on. Many people rely on you every day. And with great power comes a great salary.

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A Day in the Life of an Electrical Power-Line Installer or Repairer

You’re the one responsible for keeping the whole system on. Many people rely on you every day. And with great power comes a great salary.


MEDIAN INCOME

$77K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

420


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

10.6%


WHAT IS AN ELECTRICAL POWER-LINE INSTALLER AND REPAIRER?

Electrical power-line installers and repairers work on cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. They may erect poles and light- or heavy-duty transmission towers.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

ELECTRICAL POWER-LINE INSTALLERS AND REPAIRERS POSSESS THESE QUALITIES:

  • TROUBLESHOOTING
  • PROJECT OVERSIGHT
  • CRITICAL THINKING

WHAT DO ELECTRICAL POWER-LINE INSTALLERS AND REPAIRERS DO?

Electrical-power line repairer works on power-line pole.

Install, maintain or repair the power lines that move electricity

Power-line repairer works on wiring power-line insulators.

Install, maintain or repair telecommunications equipment

Electrical power-line installer inspects and tests power-lines and auxiliary equipment.

Lay underground cable, including fiber optic lines, directly in trenches

Power-line installer climbs transmission tower to get to electrical equipment.

Identify defective devices, voltage regulators, transformers and switches

Power-line installer strings a power-line up a pole.

Inspect and test power lines and auxiliary equipment

Male power-line repairer works on repairing electrical power-line pole.

String power lines between poles, towers and buildings


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for a career in electrical power-line installation and repair.

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High school diploma or equivalent

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Long-term on-the-job training


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