Allete Lineworker - SWLP (Advanced Apprentice or Higher) in Superior, Wisconsin

External Job Title: Lineworker - SWLP (Advanced Apprentice or Higher)

ID: 3485

Location: Superior, WI

Shift Work: No shift

Posting Destination: Internal / External - Union Contract

Apprenticeship: Yes

Application Close Date: 10/20/2017



  • Installs, removes and maintains electrical lines, equipment and fiber optic cable by efficient and safe operation of various pieces of heavy equipment and specialized tools.

  • Coordinates line work activities with various departments, contractors and the general public.

  • Restores electrical service by trouble shooting electrical lines and equipment.

  • Minimizes outage duration by effectively diagnosing problems and planning/implementing restoration activities.

  • During the normal work day, occasionally works without direct supervision.

  • May be the first to respond to trouble calls or outages, requiring development of appropriate response and safe guarding of the public.

  • Required to work effectively and courteously with and around the public at all times regardless of conditions.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required to develop and maintain positive working relationships.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • External candidates must complete vocational line training program or equivalent.

  • Internal candidates must complete pre requisite requirements.


  • Journey Level - Over 4 years of job-related experience as a lineworker.

  • Advanced Apprentice - Over 2 years of job-related experience as a lineworker.


  • External candidates must have a valid CDL license.

  • Internal candidates must have passed the written portion of the CDL and must be able to obtain and maintain appropriate commercial driver's license.

  • This position is subject to a residency requirement of 40 minutes driving time of the reporting site.

  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

External applicants must apply online via Internal candidates must apply through the intranet homepage, and must notify their current supervisor of the intent to apply.

ALLETE, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.

Selected candidates are subject to a pre-employment drug screen, reference and background check.