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Otter Tail Corporation Journeyman or Apprentice Service Representative/Lineman in Appleton, Minnesota


We have an opening for a Journeyman or Apprentice Service Representative located in Appleton, MN.

Applicants must be sufficiently qualified as a Journeyman Lineman or Apprentice Lineman and be able to do necessary emergency repair work. Must have a diploma from an accredited line worker program or equivalent experience. Must have knowledge of electric line construction, maintenance, and repair. Must be able to assume responsibilities for area operations, maintain favorable public relations, and supervise and instruct assistants as necessary. Must have a valid unrestricted interstate commercial driver’s license. Successful applicant will be expected to reside within 17 miles of permanent headquarters in Appleton, MN.

Operates the electrical distribution system and serves as the Company representative in the designated group of towns. Installs, removes or replaces meters in customer establishments. Reads meters, figures, makes up and collects some bills and follows up to collect delinquent accounts. Installs and maintains service lines, receiving customer complaints and performing necessary repair work to overhead distribution or service facilities. Works with and cooperates with Line and Service, Division Crews, or other line crews in building and repairing distribution and transmission lines and facilities. Executes switching orders from Load Dispatcher to open or close transmission circuits. Performs such other functions as may be necessary to efficiently operate his area such as developing and maintaining favorably public relations and acting as Company representative on a local basis.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package. In addition the online application, please upload a current resume. Applications accepted through April 10, 2020.




  • Certificate or better in Lineman

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)