Journeyman Lineman - (Multiple Positions)

ID 2024-4706
Field Operations
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
Workplace Type

About Us

Irby Construction Company has been building infrastructure for the power industry for more than 75 years. Our business values and performance-driven mindset guide our actions. Our approach to work starts with safety, puts people first, seeks to innovate, and promises to perform.

Irby is proud of its inclusive work environment, family-oriented culture, excellent benefits, and clear pathways for career growth. We strive to provide every employee with clear expectations and opportunities for advancement. What’s more, Irby has long long-valued tenure. In fact, many of our executive leaders started with Irby early in their careers and in the field.

When you join our team, you join an established firm, with a culture centered around its people. Teamwork is how we work. There is no other way. Pride is ever-present inside our offices and the bond of brotherhood runs strong among our crews. 

Irby Construction is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quanta Services. That means team Irby gets the benefits of the company culture we’re known for along with the stability and resources of a Fortune 500 organization. (NYSE: PWR). 

Build your career at Irby Construction.

About this Role

A Journeyman Lineman at Irby Construction Company classification with 2 years of experience as a Powerline Tech/Lineman or two years on the job high voltage energies overline repair/maintenance experience with minimal or no supervision. Over 80% domestic travel required (little notice). 

What You'll Do

  • High voltage, energized work (must be able to "work hot")
  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical distribution and transmission systems, including conduits, cables, wires, and related equipment such as transformers, circuit breakers, and switches.
  • String wire conductors and cables between poles, towers, trenches, pylons, and buildings, setting lines in place and using wenches to adjust tension.
  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, or levers, or depress pedals to operate machines, such as track hoes, backhoes, digger derricks, lo-drill, air drill, forklift, cranes, skid steers, line pullers, or line tensioner.  
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
  • locate underground services, such as pipes or wires, prior to beginning work.
  • Adhere to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas.
  • Excavate and drill holes.
  • Erect and maintain structures.
  • Right of Way clearing and reclamation.

What You'll Bring

  • 80% domestic travel.
  • Work to be performed at various unanticipated project locations across the US.
  • Work to be performed in various unanticipated locations, outdoors in all weather conditions, including inclement weather. 
  • Normal workday hours: 6 am to 6 pm.
  • Time and a half over 40 hours in a workweek.
  • Weekends included.
  • Move/lift at least 50lbs.
  • Compliance with safety regulations.
  • Ability to supervise subordinate line workers.
  • Pass pre-employment and other drug screening requirements.

What You'll Get

  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • 401K

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 


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