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Alliant Energy Lead Line Technician in Sheboygan, Wisconsin

5055BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Supervises work on right-of-way, structures, conductors, transformers (overhead and underground), plants, substations and auxiliary equipment.

  • Acts as a role model in attitude, safety, productivity, emergency response, and good business judgment.

  • Coaches employees on their performance on these aspects of the job.

  • Supervises the construction and guying of poles.

  • Climbs poles and works with tools for the purpose of construction and maintenance of electric lines and other properties as required.

  • Supervises the placing of all auxiliary equipment.

  • Assures employee compliance with Safety Rules, Operating Practices, Construction Standards and Accounting Procedures.

  • Instructs the crew in safe work methods.

  • Supervises installation and connection of transformers and other line apparatus.

  • Provides proper clearances for safety and good service.

  • Supervises installation, splicing and securing of conductors.

  • Installs and removes meters; oversees the proper installation of services.

  • Maintains records pertaining to apprentice training.

  • Contacts the public in connection with line work.

  • Moves heavy objects.

  • Requisitions, receives and issues material.

  • Keeps records, prepares reports.

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

Working Conditions -

Please refer to the Physical and Environmental Job Inventory for specific working conditions.Requisition ID:5055BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Sheboygan, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy

​We have an excellent opportunity for experienced journey Line Technicians who are ready for advancement! Alliant Energy is looking for two Lead Line Technicians to serve the Sheboygan district and support neighboring communities. We are looking for a team players, hardworking self-starters with excellent communication skills and the natural ability to lead. As a Lead Line Technician, your main focus will be to provide direction and support to your crew, through mentoring and training.

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 privilege and responsibility that we take very seriously, as we know families and business depend on us.

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.

This position 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 Sheboygan office.

What sets us apart?

  • Competitive pay and an excellent benefits package

  • A dedication to career growth and development

  • A culture that elevates our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The chance to create a positive impact on our local communities

Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

Be a part of something your neighbors and communities depend on! Apply for this rewarding opportunity today at Job Category:Line Maintenance/Technician Job Qualifications:

  • Two years' experience working on energized lines as a line technician.

  • Familiarity with A.C. theory and fundamentals of electricity and with testing apparatus, and live line maintenance tools.

  • Thorough knowledge of the Company Safety Rules and Operating Practices and requirements of the State Electrical Code as it relates to line construction and maintenance.

  • Thorough knowledge of the company's standards of line construction and tree trimming.

  • Understanding of work order procedures and allocation of charges.

  • Ability to make understandable sketch maps and to read maps and blueprints.

  • Ability to make repairs and adjustments on motors, transformers, and other electrical equipment.

  • Ability to supervise others and to deal with the public, sensitivity to public opinion and property-owners' rights.

  • Demonstrated ability as a leader in attitude, safety, productivity, and good business judgment, emergency response, and other competencies as outlined in the Lead Line Technician expectations. Individuals selected for this position will have previously demonstrated these competencies as a journeyman.

  • Possession of a valid driver's license; ability to maintain a Commercial Driver’s License.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.

  • 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.

It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

  • Live safety. Everyone. Always - Our first priority is that nobody gets hurt.

  • Do the right thing - We keep our promises and conduct our business openly and honestly.

  • Care for others - Together we create a workplace where people feel like they belong and can use their unique backgrounds, talents and perspectives to their fullest potential.

  • Make things better - We partner with our customers and communities to solve problems, create opportunities and help make life better.

  • Act for tomorrow - We use resources wisely, care for the environment and continuously improve ourselves and our company.

  • Think beyond. Be bold - We create and embrace change, innovate beyond current practices and use our curiosity to find new solutions.

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Service Center at 608-458-8458.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.

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