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  • Lineman Apprentice

    Job Locations US-AK-Skagway
    Skilled Trade/Craft
    Company Name
    Alaska Power and Telephone Company
  • Overview



    Lineman Apprentice


    Alaska Power & Telephone ( has a full time opening in Power Operations for a Lineman Apprentice at our Skagway, Alaska location. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, flexible, detail-oriented, willing to follow directions, and willing to travel.  They will possess excellent team and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with minimum supervision. 


    Candidate Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Must be willing to live within 10 miles of Skagway
    • Capability to attend and successfully complete the 4 year Apprenticeship Program, which includes on the job training and assessments
    • Some college and/or defined experience in the field strongly preferred
    • Familiarity of basic electricity and protective grounding principles as well as basic rigging and other physical skill requirements
    • Ability to attend Class "A" driving school and obtain a Class "A" Driver's License within 6 months of hire date
    • Possess good pole climbing skills
    • Willingness to deal with occasional hard weather conditions
    • Passport is required for occasional travel through Canada
    • Ability to obtain flagger certification within 1 month of hire date


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Design and construction of distribution and transmission circuits, storm damage repairs, crew safety, meter reading
    • Safely troubleshoot problems with electrical components (Voltages from 2,400 – 34,500)
    • Must be able to respond to emergency outage calls during off-working hours
    • Ability to inspect, maintain, operate all motor & commercial vehicles safely in accordance with all applicable laws to and from the various generation sites, day or night
    • Ability to travel to various locations in Alaska to perform required duties
    • Some generation work and other duties as assigned


    AP&T is a small employee & investor owned, non-union utility.  We offer competitive wages and an attractive compensation and benefits package. If you are self-motivated and want to work for a stable company, please apply today! No phone calls please.


    Applications must be submitted by 5pm (AKDT) on Friday, February 15th

    EEO Employer/Vets/Disabled and Drug and Alcohol-free workplace


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