Apprentice Transmission Lineman in Albuquerque, NM at Great Southwestern Construction, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Great Southwestern Construction, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc., one of the oldest and largest electrical contractors in the country, is looking for qualified Apprentice Lineman to fill current and future project needs in the region.


  • Construct and maintain all phases of electrical line construction 

  • Establishing OSHA and customer safety requirements

  • Observe and practice all safety policies and bulletins

  • Planning and initiating projects

  • Setting of towers and poles

  • Maintaining and repairing overhead distribution or transmission lines

  • Stringing new wire or maintaining old wire

  • Installing and maintaining insulators

  • Installing and maintaining transformers and other equipment

  • Supervising Groundman and Apprentices

  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable




Job Requirements


  • Must presently be qualified to be an apprentice Lineman.
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Technical School Lineman degree or equivalent is required
  • Experience with digger derricks, bucket trucks, trenchers and groundwork with utility crews is required
  • Ability to work at heights up to and above 100 feet preferred
  • Must be mentally competent; able to communicate effectively, have good teamwork skills and able to understand, comprehend and follow directions in the workplace
  • Must have a quality work ethic and be committed to optimum customer service
  • Must be able to work additional hours
  • A high awareness of safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times
  • Candidate must be customer and detail oriented, and well organized
  • Rubber gloves experience
  • Possession of a valid Commercial Drivers License Class A 
  • Must meet driver qualification requirements


Benefits include:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401k
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holiday

Salary is commensurate upon experience.

To apply, visit:  If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321. A complete application must be submitted to be considered.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.