5th step apprentice lineman resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated Apprentice Lineman with 6 years supporting Journeyman Linemen in construction, maintenance, and repair of new overhead services and upgrades. Accustomed to on-call response to outages and emergency response. Trained in RUS Construction Specifications and National Electric Safety Code. Positive member of team in good physical condition who takes pride in attendance and punctuality.

  • Wire Splicing
  • Chain hoist operation
  • Repair work
  • Shortening and lengthening lines
  • Electrical power line installation
  • Electrical distribution systems
  • Bucket truck operation
  • Written and verbal communication
Work History
12/2014 to Current 5th Step Apprentice Lineman Lafarge | Ada, OK,
  • Worked on both dead and energized lines.
  • Added or removed wire to shorten or lengthen lines, using various types of splices, connectors and clamps.
  • Inspected power lines and poles for signs of damage or wear, interference and degradation and reported findings to supervisor.
  • Installed and maintained overhead electrical power lines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Observed company safety rules and regulations to minimize workplace accidents and reduce electric shocks.
  • Responded to emergencies and outages that required additional labor and assistance for repairs.
  • Performed maintenance and reconducting work in varied weather conditions.
  • Worked with construction crews to route and re-route power lines around new builds either via above-ground lines.
  • Assisted Journeyman Lineman with work to learn trade and practice techniques.
  • Installed and removed primary and secondary current transformers and self-contained meters.
  • Traveled to various locations as part of disaster recovery response following widespread destruction resulting from storms and wildfires.
12/2010 to 12/2014 Laborer Operator Hinkle Environmental Services | City, STATE,
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
  • Interacted daily with various project managers, subcontractors and municipal inspectors to complete construction projects.
  • Erected and removed temporary structures such as trench liners and scaffolding to meet team needs.
  • Boosted team efficiency and project requirements by correctly operating site equipment.
  • Communicated with equipment operators to effectively assign equipment and manage smooth materials movements.
  • Interpreted job site supervisor's orders and technical documentation to complete accurate work.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Enhanced job site safety by vigilantly monitoring equipment and team members to prevent accidents.
  • Worked independently in fast-paced environment while meeting productivity and quality expectations.
  • Actively attended safety trainings and workshops offered by employer, bolstering overall knowledge of appropriate measures and determining areas requiring improvement.
  • Handled Geo-Probe, backhoe, tractor trailer and excavator construction tools and machinery to effectively complete maintenance, monitoring and production of wells.
01/2010 to 12/2010 Laborer DG Trucking & Equipment Sales | City, STATE,
  • Used radios and hand signals to coordinate communication between equipment operators and ground workers.
  • Handled escort vehicle, bobcat, rock trucks, and backhoe construction tools and machinery to effectively complete assembly and reassembly on job sites.
  • Updated logs and reported on job progress.
  • Collaborated with team members to carry out efficient work with optimal safety and achieve timetables.
  • Managed loading and unloading of routine heavy equipment, wide-loads, and construction shipments, maintaining organized and secure materials to minimize damage.
  • Worked alongside team to accomplish work goals according to schedule.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunctioning or excessive vibration and adjusted machines or replaced tools to eliminate problems.
  • Obtained permits and organized supplies for each job.
01/2007 to 12/2009 Surveying Assistant Electric Service Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Utilized established field surveying strategies to perform high-quality work.
  • Researched and monitored locations of utilities around project sites.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Surveyed electric pole conditions
  • Assessed condition of the electrical lines. staking and engineering for various contracted electric companies.
Expected in 05/2009 High School Diploma | Ashworth University , Homeschooling Instruction , GPA:

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School Attended

  • Ashworth University

Job Titles Held:

  • 5th Step Apprentice Lineman
  • Laborer Operator
  • Laborer
  • Surveying Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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