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Alliant Energy Line Technician in Portage, Wisconsin

4569BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Sets, guys and frames poles, towers and other structures.

  • Installs, splices and secures conductors.

  • Installs and maintains transformers, conductors, regulators, breakers, switches, fuses, street lighting equipment, lightning arrestors, etc.; (overhead and underground).

  • Works on energized lines and equipment.

  • Works with live line maintenance tools.

  • Keeps informed on and abides by the required Safety Rules, Operating Practices and codes pertaining to all phases of line work.

  • Maintains proper line clearances.

  • Trims trees.

  • May lead and assist in training others in the same or lower classifications.

  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to this position.

Working Conditions -

Varied outdoor work, involves a great deal of climbing, sometimes under disagreeable weather conditions at hours conforming with the Union Agreement.Requisition ID:4569BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Portage, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:

Alliant Energy is looking for a Line Technician to serve the Portage, WI district and support neighboring rural communities. Our District crews play a critical role in providing consistent, reliable service to homes and businesses within our territory.

Our crews are made up of experienced leads, journeymen and apprentices, are supported by strong leadership and have a trusted commitment to safety and ethics. We have a dedicated safety team that supports our crews and each employee is provided training and development to succeed, empowering them to grow and advance. Alliant Energy offers excellent benefits and competitive pay, starting at over $44/hour.

The core schedule for this position is Monday- Friday (7:00am- 3:30pm) and is responsible for taking after-hours emergency calls, responding to outages and trouble calls on the distribution system and customer services. As an emergency responder, the selected candidate will be required to live or relocate within 20 minutes of the Portage office.

Alliant Energy is dedicated to its employees and customers. Line workers play a vital role in our ability to deliver reliable service to our customers - keeping the lights on, businesses running and homes warm. Serving our communities is a privlidge and responsibility that we take very seriously, as we know families and businesses depend on us.

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Job Category:Line Maintenance/Technician Job Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of line technician apprenticeship; satisfactory passage of line technician examination.

  • Demonstrated ability to do ordinary line construction, operating and maintenance work, line trouble shooting and transformer installation including three-phase and parallel banking.

  • Reasonable knowledge of work order procedure and allocation of charges.

  • Knowledge of the requirements of the State Electrical Code and company standards for line construction.

  • Familiarity with live line maintenance tools and their use.

  • Thorough knowledge of the Company Safety Rules and Operating Practices relating to line construction and maintenance.

  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, make understandable diagrams, ability to express oneself orally.

  • Good reading comprehension, mathematics skills.

  • Possession of a valid driver's license; ability to obtain a Commercial Driver's License prior to the end of trial period.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.

  • Sensitivity to public opinion and property owner's rights.

  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.


This position is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug/alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 382), and is subject to drug/alcohol testing according to said regulations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Posting Title:Line Technician