Line Constructors

Build and maintain electrical power lines and related systems. Must like to work outside in all weather. An apprentice lineman works under the supervision of journeyman lineman and assists many essential tasks on power distribution systems.

Is a Line Constructors Apprenticeship
Right for Me?

What are the Qualifications?:

  •  A Line Constructor Apprenticeship must be 18 years old, be able to submit proof of citizenship and age.
  • You must have graduated high school with a diploma or earn a GED.
  • You need to have proof of a passing grade in high school algebra.
  • You need to have a CDL and submit your DMV driving record going back three years.
  • Applicants must also be able to take and pass a drug test. 

What is the Length of the Apprenticeship?:  

  • A Lineman Apprenticeship takes three-and-a-half to four years to complete. 

Cost of Apprenticeship:   

  • There is an application fee.
  • You must purchase books for your classroom instruction. 

Line Constructors Apprentice Expected Wages

Length of Apprenticeship is 8000 hours

Percentage of
Journeyman wage
Hours worked Wage/hr 
60% 0000-1000 Wages Vary
63% 1001-2000 Wages Vary
67% 2001-3000 Wages Vary
72% 3001-4000 Wages Vary
78% 4001-5000 Wages Vary
86% 5001-6000 Wages Vary
90% 6001-7000 Wages Vary

Electrician Apprenticeship Opportunities

Northern Idaho

Northwest Line JATC

9817 NE 54th St, Suite 101

Vancouver, WA 98662

Phone: 360-816-7100

Southwest Idaho

Mountain States Lineman JATC

8781 S Redmond Rd, Suite 150

Jordan, Utah 84088

Phone: 801-562-2929

Eastern/Central Idaho

Mountain States Lineman JATC

8781 S Redmond Rd, Suite 150

Jordan, Utah 84088

Phone: 801-562-2929

Contact Us

(208) 321-4814

802 W. Jefferson Suite 500, Boise, ID 83702