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Southern California Edison HALO Transmission Journeyman Lineman in Lancaster, California

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Join the Clean Energy Revolution

At Southern California Edison, we’re modernizing the electric grid to support California’s transition to a cleaner and sustainable future. We have a bold mission to create a cleaner, healthier, more prosperous California. Achieving that dream takes a diverse team of skilled trade and craft specialists. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. That’s why we need Transmission Journeyman Lineman who have a pioneering spirit. SCE is a place where you can grow personally and professionally while enriching the quality of life for almost every resident and business in Southern California. We’re industry leaders and professionals passionate about high performance for our customers and each other.

As a HALO Transmission Journeyman Lineman , you will be in the Transmission organization that’s responsible for our subtransmission (66kv and 115kv) construction and maintenance, and bulk power lines (161500kv) maintenance using Barehand & Liveline work methods. You will, at times, be transported by a helicopter and dropped onto structures to conduct overhead work that can be performed safely from a platform, structure or helicopter.

A day in the life Get ready to think big, work smart and shine bright!

  • Perform Barehand and Liveline work methods.

  • Installing, removing, and making repairs to overhead and underground transmission, subtransmission, distribution and communication systems.

  • Installing and removing equipment and apparatus. This includes poles, cross arms, towers, enclosures, ducts, piping, transformers, switches, capacitors, pot heads, protective devices, cooling or insulating equipment, emergency gear and automatic reclosers.

  • Installing, removing, splicing, bonding, terminating and testing conductor and cable.

  • Using precautionary procedures, necessary tools and safety equipment to work on or near energized lines or equipment.

  • Operating construction vehicles (up to 1,200 lbs.) in addition to vehicle auxiliaries and other powered equipment.

  • You will be working with others, collaborating, instructing and directing apprentices and helpers.

  • Trains and assists other crew members, classes and work units as required.

  • Creating and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Maintaining a safety "own it" mindset where you choose to be safe for what and who you value.

  • Performs other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


The essentials

  • Certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.

  • Weigh less than 285 pounds. This is due to the weight restrictions of safety equipment used by our linemen.

  • A valid State Class A Commercial driver’s license

The preferred

  • Experience conducting line work from a helicopter

  • Barehanding & Liveline work experience

  • Skills in electrical utility construction methods and standards, overhead and underground materials, use of hand or power tools, and operation of construction equipment.

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of electricity, electrical circuitry, and operation of electrical equipment.

  • Operating test equipment such as amp, volt or ohm meters, phasing and cable test sets, fault finders, and cable locators.

  • Experience with mechanical principles to rigging and the operation of tools and equipment, test instruments and procedures, accident prevention rules, and safe work practice.

  • Experience with State General Orders 95 and 128.

  • Experience working with environmental compliance and regulatory requirements, including hazardous waste

  • Experience with safe work practices and construction/maintenance methods, techniques, tools, and equipment.

  • High School Diploma

  • CPR certification from Red Cross or American Heart Association.

You should know

  • Visit ourCandidate Resource page ( to get meaningful information related to benefits, perks, resources, testing information, hiring process, and more!

  • This position is a DOT (Department of Transportation) covered classification and is subject to random drug and/or alcohol screening.

  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may apply to this position.

  • Flexibility to work overtime including weekends and holidays.


  • This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. Reference our Information Guides ( for the following tests: Lineman Physical Performance (Test 4016)Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.

About Southern California Edison

The people at SCE don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We’re fueling the kind of innovation that’s changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. Join us and create a future with cleaner energy, while providing our customers with the safety and reliability they demand. At SCE, you’ll have a chance to grow personally and professionally, making a real impact in Southern California and around the world.

At SCE, we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations at (833) 343-0727.