Main Content
Not available


Electrical Linesworkers install, maintain, repair and patrol electrical sub-transmission and distribution systems.


  • installs conductors and aerial equipment, and underground cables and equipment
  • installs and maintains equipment associated with electrical supply such as transformers
  • attends to electrical breakdowns and emergencies
  • maintains poles and associated hardware, and continuity of electrical supply and street lighting
  • conducts routine maintenance on the aerial and underground electricity supply network
  • conducts low voltage switching operations
  • fits pole hardware and cross arms.


  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become an Electrical Linesworker

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Repair

  • Building Relationships

  • Problem Solving

  • Low and High Voltage

Careers to explore