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Journeyman Lineman
Stoughton Utilities, a department of the City of Stoughton, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Journeyman Lineman. The purpose of this position is to perform electrical distribution line construction, maintenance, and repair tasks for the City of Stoughton Utilities.

This position installs primary and secondary overhead and underground electrical systems; operates digger derricks, bucket trucks, and hand tools near and around electrical distribution lines; and operates live-line tools to connect and disconnect distribution lines and components. The position will also operate and maintain the electric SCADA system to obtain system data and perform substation maintenance operations.

Candidates must possess:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Journeyman Lineman certification following the completion of a four-year electrical lineman apprenticeship.
  • Commercial driver's license with tanker and airbrake certification required.
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification.
Also required are competent verbal and written communication skills, ability to multi-task and work without direct supervision, and basic computer skills and abilities.

This is a full-time, non-represented, non-exempt position, reporting to the Utilities Electric System Supervisor. A competitive wage and benefits package is offered. The base annual pay range is $87,963.20 - $94,161.60, depending upon qualifications, plus supplemental stand-by compensation and overtime.

A signing bonus of up to $6,500 will be provided upon hire, and relocation assistance is available. A full list of benefits can be viewed on the detailed position description below.

You can apply for this position using the link below.

As a locally-owned and operated, not-for-profit, public power utility, Stoughton Utilities is accountable to the people we serve. Community citizens have a direct and powerful voice in utility decisions and policies. Public power utilities are supported by customer revenues, not taxes, and Stoughton Utilities provides substantial payments in lieu of taxes to the city to help keep our local economy strong.

Employment questions should be directed to:
City of Stoughton
Human Resources Director
207 S Forrest St
Stoughton, WI 53589


No phone calls please.

All applicants must complete an application for employment, even if submitting a resume and cover letter. If applying for more than one position with the City of Stoughton, a separate application form must be completed for each position.

This position will remain open until filled.