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Black Hills Energy Journeyman Lineman (UN111) (Relocate to WY!) $10K Sign-On Bonus in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Journeyman Lineman (UN111) (Relocate to WY!) $10K Sign-On Bonus

Location: Cheyenne, WY, United States

Job ID: 35073

Date Posted: Jan 31, 2024

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Job Description

Job Specifications

This important role will provide new overhead and underground electric service to customers. Perform work in construction and maintenance of overhead and underground primary and secondary lines.

WAGE: $51.45 per hour (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:Electric Operations Supervisor

LOCATION: Cheyenne, Wyoming

  • Must live within 30 miles and 30 minutes of the Cheyenne Service Center.


  • Install and connect overhead and underground services and transformers.

  • Erect and set poles, pull wire, and connect transformers; troubleshoot issues related to these operations.

  • Perform hot work (up to and including 25 KV).

  • Install, maintain and remove overhead and underground distribution facilities.

  • Performs switching for District and System Control.

  • Check customer’s voltage/sets, monitors, and reads recording volt meters when necessary.

  • Locates and repairs underground cable faults.

  • Run primary and secondary spans and repair primary and secondary lines.

  • Open and close cutout door to energize or de-energize lines and transformers.

  • Complete service orders to set and remove meters.


  • Collections and reconnects/cut offs for non-pay.

  • Trim Trees.

  • Investigate "Lights Out".

  • Vehicle maintenance.

  • Repair and install PAL lighting.

  • Maximeter lines and transformers.

  • PCB tests/clean up.

  • Substation operations - reads 230 KV subs and makes out reports/inspects and reports targets on all subs, re-sets alarms, sync lines, etc.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Completed a qualified four (4) year apprenticeship program or equivalent required.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Wyoming CDL Class A, with air brake endorsement or have the ability to obtain one within the first 6 months of employment.


  • Working knowledge of Black Hills Energy Electric Distribution System and Company property, lines, safety practices and procedures.

  • Thorough knowledge of electrical standards for construction of the electrical system, methods and materials.

  • Familiarity with tests voltage for all distribution transformer configurations.

  • Locate underground cable.

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company:We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package! Annual discretionary bonuses, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off benefits, including paid holidays and parental leave, company paid life insurance and disability benefits (short and long term), an employee assistance program and well-being benefits, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran. If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit for more information.

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