Southern California Edison Journeyman Lineman - Yucca Valley in Yucca Valley, California


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About Transmission and Distribution

Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D) is responsible for planning, engineering, constructing, operating, and maintaining transmission and distribution facilities throughout the 50,000-square-mile territory. T&D is the steward of roughly $19 billion in assets that safely and reliably deliver electricity to 14 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.


The Lineman position will be in the Power Delivery division within Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Transmission & Distribution Organizational Units (TDOU).

Typical Responsibilities mayinclude:

  • Installs, removes, maintains, andrepairs overhead and underground distribution and communication systems.

  • Installs and removes equipment suchas poles, cross arms, towers, enclosures, ducts and piping and electrical orother apparatus such as transformers, switches, capacitors, pot heads,protective devices, cooling or insulating equipment, emergency gear andautomatic cooling or insulating equipment, emergency gear and automaticreclosers.

  • Installs, removes, splices, bonds,terminates and tests conductor and cable, except paper insulated lead cable.

  • Connects, tests, adjusts, repairs,and maintains electrical equipment and apparatus.

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

  • Operates test equipment such asamp, volt or ohm meters, phasing and cable test sets, fault finder, and cablelocator.

  • Operates construction vehicles (upto 1,200 lbs.) in addition to vehicle auxiliaries and other powered equipment.Instructs and directs apprentices and helpers.

  • Performs related semi-skilled andunskilled work as required.

  • Maintaining a safety conscious workenvironment by following Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  • Performing other responsibilitiesand duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a certified JourneymanLineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.

  • Due to the weight restrictions ofsafety equipment used by SCE linemen, candidates must weigh less than 285pounds to qualify for the position.

  • Must currently possessa Class A motor vehicle operator's license.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience as a DistributionJourneyman Lineman including knowledge of associated construction methods andstandards; and overhead and underground materials, tools, and equipment.

  • Knowledge of fundamentals ofelectricity as applied to electric circuitry and operation of electricalequipment.

  • Knowledge of mechanical principlesas applied to rigging and the operation of tools and equipment; testinstruments and procedures; accident prevention rules and safe work practice.

  • Ability to work safely andskillfully; follow instructions given in written, oral or diagrammatic form;use hand or power tools and operate construction equipment; climb poles andstructures; work in high or confined places and perform very heavy physicalwork.

  • Experience with State GeneralOrders 95 and 128.

  • Experience with constructionmethods and standards including experience with overhead and undergroundmaterials, tools, and equipment.


  • Applicantswho are identified to continue in the selection process will be invited to testvia-email and are encouraged to immediately begin preparing for any testsrequired in this job posting - Linkto Study Guides at

  • Please reference Test Battery #8304Distribution Lineman Technical Interview and Test #4016: Lineman PhysicalPerformance.

  • Candidates who have previously passed theseassessment(s) may not need to retest again for this position.

  • Candidates must be available to test in Chino, CA on Saturday, June 23, 2018.


  • Candidates for this position mustbe legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in theUnited States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation may apply to thisposition.

  • Flexibility to work overtimeincluding weekends and holidays.

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of nearly 14 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is 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.

Job Transmission / Distribution

Title: Journeyman Lineman - Yucca Valley

Location: US-CA-Yucca Valley

Requisition ID: 71020873