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Southern California Edison Transmission Journeyman Lineman - Visalia in Farmersville, California

Job Description

Join the Clean Energy Revolution

Become a Transmission JourneymanLineman at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. In this job, you will be in the Power Delivery division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission & Distribution Organizational Units (TDOU). As a Transmission JourneymanLineman , your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions, and create cleaner air for everyone. Are you ready to take on the challenge to help us build the future?

A day in the life - Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Installs, removes, maintains, and repairs overhead and underground distribution and communication systems.

  • Installs and removes equipment such as poles, cross arms, towers, enclosures, ducts and piping and electrical or other apparatus such as transformers, switches, capacitors, pot heads, protective devices, cooling or insulating equipment, emergency gear and automatic cooling or insulating equipment, emergency gear and automatic reclosers.

  • Installs, removes, splices, bonds, terminates, and tests conductor and cable, except paper insulated lead cable.

  • Connects, tests, adjusts, repairs, and maintains electrical equipment and apparatus.

  • Uses precautionary procedures, necessary tools, and safety equipment to work on or near energized lines or equipment.

  • Operates test equipment such as amp, volt or ohm meters, phasing and cable test sets, fault finder, and cable locator.

  • Operates construction vehicles (up to 1,200 lbs.) in addition to vehicle auxiliaries and other powered equipment. Instructs and directs apprentices and helpers.

  • Performs related semi-skilled and unskilled work as required.

  • Maintaining a safety conscious work environment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Performing other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Be an active certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.

  • Due to the weight restrictions of safety equipment used by SCE linemen, candidates must weigh less than 285 pounds to qualify for the position.

  • Currently possess aClass A motor vehicle operator's license.

The preferred

  • Experience as a Journeyman Lineman including knowledge of associated construction methods and standards; and overhead and underground materials, tools, and equipment.

  • Experience with Southern California Edison construction methods and standards. including experience with overhead and underground materials, tools, and equipment.

  • Experience with fundamentals of electricity as applied to electric circuitry and operation of electrical equipment.

  • Experience with mechanical principles as applied to rigging and the operation of tools and equipment; test instruments and procedures; accident prevention rules and safe work practices.

  • Currently possesses a California driver’s license.

  • Experience with State General Orders 95 and 128.

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends and holidays.

You should know …

  • Visit our Candidate Resource page at to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, and hiring process, and more!

  • Applicants who are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to test via email and are encouraged to review any tests required in this job posting - Link to Information Guides at

  • Please reference Test Battery #8303: Transmission Lineman Technical Interview, #8203: Edison Individual Contributor Work Style and #4016: Lineman Physical Performance.

  • Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s) may not need to retest again for this position.

  • This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.

  • Candidates must be available to test in Chino, CA.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • Flexibility to work overtime including weekends and holidays.

About SCE

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.


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