Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Minot , ND
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Journeyman Lineman

Basin Electric Power Cooperative
Minot, ND Full time
Posted on December 29, 2017

Basin Electric Power Cooperative provides reliable, low-cost wholesale power, along with valueadded

products and services to support and unite rural America. We are a member-owned,

democratically controlled organization focused on professional excellence, social responsibility, a

culture of safety and excellent member service.

Journeyman Lineman

Responsible for live line maintenance using bare hand/hotstick procedures on Basin Electric Power

Cooperative (BEPC) 115 kV, 230 kV and 345 kV transmission lines, working on wood poles, steel

poles, and lattice towers up to 500 kV construction. Safely and efficiently maintains BEPC electric

power transmission lines that serve our members, participants, and customers. Maintains right-ofways

and other Cooperative assets and assist other crafts as necessary. Must be able to routinely

climb power line structures, including lattice steel towers and wood or steel poles, to heights of 225

feet and occasionally, to more than 300 feet while the lines are energized. Must be able to perform

all classes of transmission line construction, maintenance, and operation work, with emphasis on

safety, skill, and efficiency. Must have a distinct understanding of electricity, including erecting,

assembling, and splicing conductors, cables, and ropes; an understanding tension string of

conductors at a level acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED

or HSED) and four years of experience with an accredited lineman apprenticeship program and

obtained a Journeyman Lineman rating. A completion of a linesman program is preferred. Must have

a valid driver’s license and be able to secure a valid Class A Commercial driver’s license in the state

employed within the first 90 days of employment.

Two positions available one in Williston, ND closing on Janaury 2, 2018 and one in Minot, ND closing

on Janaury 21, 2018.

Company offers excellent benefits package: Company provided health, dental, life, accident and

disability insurance, 401K with company match, paid sick leave and vacation, flexible spending

accounts, on-site medical services, exercise facility and much more!!!

Applicants interested in this opening should go to for more

information and to apply. For questions, please contact 701-557-5402 or 701-557-5603.

Applications must be completed on the website above by the closing date.



Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity.