Alliant Energy Line Technician in Verona, Wisconsin

Requisition ID 3224BR

Posting Title Line Technician

Recruiting Location(s) Verona, WI

Position Type Regular

Schedule Type Full-Time

Posting Details It takes a lot of effort to keep the lights on, businesses running and homes warm. Line Workers play a vital role in delivering power to our customers!

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Journey Line Technician to join our crew in Verona, WI - just outside our state's capital city. In this role, you will be placed on a district crew, responsible for the install, removal, maintenance and operations of all parts of the electric distribution system. Daily work includes both overhead and underground new customer construction, system maintenance and improvement, switching and troubleshooting.

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 relocated within 20 minutes of the Verona, WI office.

What sets this opportunity apart?

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 $41.75/hour.

Working for Alliant Energy provides benefits that carry beyond the end of the workday. Our Line Technicians are a valued part of both our company and our communities, and are recognized and appreciated for the work they do. Being a part of the communities we serve is a privilege and responsibility that we take very seriously, as we know families and businesses depend on us.

Alliant Energy is dedicated to its employees and customers. We are looking for safe, hardworking self-starters, who are technically sound, customer focused and are good team players.

Be a part of something your neighbors and communities depend on! Apply for this rewarding opportunity today at

Job 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.

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.

Removal Date 07/31/2017