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Posted on: April 25, 2023

Apprenticeship: Journeyman Lineman, RES, Topeka, KS


We are committed to building a workplace where everyone feels heard and respected, and extending our culture of care so that every individual can reach their full potential. We want you to have a sense of belonging and feel valued for your contributions and the perspectives you bring.

RES offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401K + employer match, life insurance and AD&D, paid time off, paid sabbatical, paid parental leave, alternative work schedules, fitness center membership, tuition reimbursement, and professional development.


This is a DOL approved Apprenticeship program.

Apprentices will learn all aspects of Line work while completing on the job training (OJT) hours. They will attend classes at Northwest Lineman College for 2 weeks per year and will rotate through our Transmission, Distribution and Substation disciplines while completing 8,000 OJT hours over the course of their apprenticeship.

Specific skills you will learn: (performed under the supervision of a Lineman or Foreman)

  • Assist in the construction of new overhead and underground services and service upgrades
  • Operate heavy and light equipment including digger derricks, aerial lift devices, pulling and tensioning equipment, forklifts, dump trucks and various dirt equipment.
  • Clipping and dead-ending of wire on over-head structures
  • Experience with both sticking and gloving methods of work
  • Dig holes/trenches, set poles, climb poles, string wire
  • Apprentice must, at all times, follow all cooperative safety policies and procedures

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