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Apprentice Lineman/Linewoman

Date: Apr 28, 2022

Location: Hicksville, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  71267 


Job Function/Category:  Craftworkers 


Employment Type:  Non-exempt Full Time 


This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire employment.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered.   Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Union Local

IBEW 1049


Experience the personal challenge of working for a ·world c· lass organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy
industry as an Apprentice Lineperson for our Overhead/Underground lines department for our Long Island New York territory.
Apprentice Linepersons performs all activitie relating to Overhead/Underground Distribution and Transmission line construction and maintenance.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of service in the public utility business requires off schedule or overtime work hours.
  • The Training Program will be conducted initially at any or all of the reporting locations in the department.
  • Apprentices will be rotated between locations periodically during the first two years as workload and training requirements dictate.
  • Apprentices who successfully complete the entire training program will be advanced to the classification of
  • Lineman/Linewoman First Class.
  • Trainees will progress in accordance with the Apprentice Line worker Training Program. Transfers will be made in accordance with Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Seniority.
  • In addition to possessing the qualifications for this vacancy, candidates selected will be expected to work overtime in accordance with the Departmental requirements and to participate in the Company's Emergency Restoration Program as may be required.
  • Candidates selected for this classification will be required to participate in the federally mandated drug and alcohol testing program prior to selection, randomly on a year round basis, after an accident and for reasonable cause.

Years of Experience

0 years of experience

Job Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • A valid US driver's license with a satisfactory driver history.
  • Able to qualify for an Interstate Class A Commercial Driver's License at time of hire. (To learn more go to: but be sure to specify CDL type as Class A (Interstate).
  • Successfully complete all training and progressed to the top step of the First Class Lineperson classification.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.
  • Deal with problems involving several variables from standardized situations.
  • Perform arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • Pass a screening exam that includes physical aptitude tests, including a 2-day climbing wood poles test.


High School

Licenses or Certifications

  • Valid US driver's license

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

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