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Posted by Kathleen Pishotta on 11-07-2023 in West 03-06-2024


Transmission Lineman (Traveling) $68.40/Hr.       


Journeymen Lineman who join NV Energy will be eligible for these additional incentives:

Up to $25K sign-on bonus

Up to $20K relocation based on location

Energize Your Career at NV Energy

Would you like to join the premier provider of energy for Nevada? Would you like the opportunity to build a career that offers you challenge, adventure and a variety of work assignments while growing your skills and expertise -- consider NV Energy!

NV Energy has served northern Nevada for more than 150 years and southern Nevada since 1906. Our Company is committed to creating a culture that embraces our core values of safety, customer focus, compliance, integrity, and reliability.  Be a Lineman who is set apart from the rest.

NV Energy is seeking Journeyman Lineman our transmission lineman crews. This position would travel through Norther Nevada.  As a Journeyman Lineman, you will perform all classes of overhead and underground transmission and distribution line work and the construction, erection and maintenance of substations while working in a crew environment.  Candidates, through training and experience, are required to demonstrate their knowledge of underground circuits, substations, and apparatus to test, maintain, and install duct line, cable, conduits, risers, Company-owned customer outdoor lighting equipment, circuit breakers, transformers, and associated equipment, substation equipment, and circuits.

Life in Northern Nevada

Northern Nevada communities still boast small town values and size while offering world class amenities, entertainment, arts and cultural events and adventures in the great outdoors including golfing, big game hunting, fishing, mountain and motocross biking and much more!

Whether you are a sports enthusiast or an outdoor adventurer, communities in Northern Nevada offer you the quality of life worth living.

Essential Education, Skills, and Environment

Education and Work Experience

High School Diploma or GED and completion of a four year Journeyman- Electric Lineman apprentice program through IBEW or DOL

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Experience with Hot Stick and Rubber gloving.

Equipment and Applications

PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Climbing towers and poles, working outdoors in all weather conditions

Additional Requirements

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40.  Any applicant/employee who is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s FMCSA drug and alcohol testing programs.  Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role.  If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.



$68.40 per hour. Potential Safety Bonus 2%. The company reserves the right to determine the number of positions awarded for this requisition.


We offer the following benefits for non-represented employees. For represented employees, we offer many similar benefits plans and programs with specific terms negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement. 





Life Insurance & AD&D


Flexible Spending Accounts

401(k) fixed contribution – company contributes 4% regardless of employee’s contribution

401(k) match – company matches 100% of the employee’s first 6% contribution; immediate vesting

Tuition Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO)

11 paid holidays

Military leave

Short-term and long-term disability

Visit our Corporate website for detailed information and other benefits offered


NV Energy is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031.  TTY Sensory Impaired – 711

Please apply at:

Reno, NV, USA