1st Class Apprentice Lineman

Posted: 04/24/2022

About Us:

Wake Electric Membership Corporation is an electric distribution cooperative owned and controlled by thousands of people just like you—the consumer-members. Wake EMC provides reliable, safe, and affordable energy and related services. We operate as a cooperative business and continually improve our services to meet the needs of our members and enhance their quality of life.



The 1st Class Apprentice performs a broad range of construction and repair work on distribution and transmission lines of all voltage classes.  

Principal Duties and/or Requirements:

  • Leading a power line crew in safe, proper construction and maintenance practices. 
  • Conduct on-the-job training for crew members and coordinate work activities. 
  • Responsible for maintaining and using all tools and equipment required for the job.
  • Participates in on-call rotation.
  • Maintain ability to administer First Aid.
  • Develop knowledge of all relevant electronic systems.
  • Attend regularly scheduled safety meetings, vendor schools and special training and safety sessions, as assigned.
  • Must possess and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
  • 4 to 6 years of linework experience.
  • Overhead and underground experience, preferred.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

*Successful candidate must pass a drug screening, background check, and post offer Fit for Duty test.

Wake EMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans/Disabilities