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Posted by Kathleen Pishotta on 10-28-2021 in West 04-26-2022


LADWP Recruitment              Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)

The LADWP has immediate openings for qualified Journeyman Linemen/women to join our organization. At the LADWP, you will enjoy competitive wages, generous benefits, and excellent career advancement opportunities.

Job Title:  Journeyman Lineman (Electric Distribution Mechanic, EDM)

Class Code: 3879, DDR: 94-38021

Location:  Los Angeles, California


              Hourly: $61.90 - $71.43

              Monthly: $10,770.60 - $12,428.82

              Yearly: $129,247.20 - $149,145.84

5% add-on bonus, bringing wages to $65.00 hourly

Description:  A journey-level Lineman (Electrical Distribution Mechanic); proficient in the construction, maintenance, and repair of energized overhead electric sub transmission and distribution lines or equipment.


Completion of a certified apprenticeship program and possession of a valid (current) journey level line worker card issued by IBEW will be required prior to hire.


  1. New hires with valid out-of-state commercial driver's licenses will have thirty (30) calendar days to obtain a California commercial driver's license, reimbursable upon completion.
  2. LADWP provides benefits inclusive of full medical and dental coverage; paid vacations, sick leave, personal use time and holidays; retirement plan; and promotional opportunities.
  3. Journeymen who sign up for underground cross-training will receive an additional 5% add-on bonus, bringing wages to $62.40 hourly.
  4. Overtime work is currently available.

Where to Apply:                 Scroll down and click on Electric Distribution Mechanic 3879 

Connect with Travis Rappleye:    818.771.4839   or 

Los Angeles, CA, USA