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Skillful Lineman resume

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Skilled electrical worker ready for a long term career. Extremely hard worker and quick learner. Great at working under pressure. I take pride in any job I do and strive to be the best at it. I have a strong passion for linework and look forward to spending the next 30+ years mastering it.

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Very Coachable
  • Skilled Climber with Gaffs and Belt.
  • Class A CDL w/ airbrakes
  • Working Safely
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Dependable independent worker
  • Bucket truck, boom truck, digger derrick experience
  • Hand tool, power tool troubleshooting experience.
  • Good at following instructions.
  • Consistent work history

Perfect Safety Record

  • Maintained 100% on inspections from safety personell.  No incidents or near misses reported in 3 years of potentially hazardous working environments.

Major Storm Restoration

  • Assisted in Power Restoration from Hurricane Matthew. Helped with multiple local storms with AEP Benton Harbor and Buchanan locations working. Restoring power as quickly and safely as possible.
Lineman Academy Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Field Training
  • Sagging wire, changing insulators, hang, make-up and troubleshoot transformers and powerbanks, remove and hang crossarms, splicing cable and down line repair scenarios, removing and setting poles, complete line build and takedown, changing fuses, long-sticking, grounding, working with a digital multimeter, underground locate, fault location and repair, running a service to a house and installing and testing meters. 
  • 80 hour internship with AEP Line Crews


  • Blueprints and schematics
  • Basic AC/DC electric
  • energy production/distribution
  • Rigging
  • Motors and controls
High School Berrien Springs High School Berrien Springs, MI, United States
Work Experience
04/2018 to Current
Electrical Apprentice Beaudoin Electrical Construction Inc Sodus Township, MI Electrical Construction Contractor. Mainly commercial new construction, renovations and service. Bending conduit, wiring transformers, pulling wire, performing load calculations. Low Voltage/data work, for teacher stations and hospital communications, terminating and pullling cat5e, cat6, fire alarm wire, security cameras, fiber optics, communication bridges, High Voltage Feeds, and lights. Lift station maintenance, removing, and replacing pumps. Operating Trencher, Aerial Lifts, Excavator, and hauling equipment.
09/2017 to 04/2018
Electrical Technician Eagle Technologies Bridgman, MI Complete electrical build on automated machines.  Laying out and wiring electrical panels.  Install and wire switches, sensors, cameras, monitors and controllers on machines. Routing and terminating electrical wires and Ethernet cables. Wiring and testing motors and robots, soldering. Test and debug of proximity switches and valve banks. Tear down machine and travel to customer locations to install machines and monitor the run.
06/2016 to 09/2017
Apprentice Lineman Electricom LLC Paoli, IN New Powerline construction. Framing poles, leaning poles, setting poles. Operating rope pulling machine. String, sag, and tie-in new wire. Transferring equipment, wrecking out old wire, hardware, and removing old poles. Working as a groundman assisting Journeyman Lineman.  Driving Digger and bucket trucks, performing daily truck inspection making sure operationally safe and properly stocked. Operating Digger-Derrick truck to dig holes, set poles in the ground, set anchors and load and unload poles. Temporary foreman for framing crew. Travelling to perform power restoration in major storm/hurricane scenarios. Attend daily tailboard meeting/job brief and always maintain a safe working environment.
11/2015 to 05/2016
Line Mechanic D Indiana Michigan Power Benton Harbor, Mi

Lineman Apprentice. Stocking material and maintaining trucks Operating and driving bucket truck, digger derrick, track machine and backyard machine. Replacing broken poles, bad transformers, troubleshooting, repairing underground and overhead lines and all associated equipment. Replacing and installing streetlights, climbing inaccessible poles with gaffs and belt. Installing new poles, transformers and new customer services. Reconductoring and complete new construction, operating ropes and pulling machines. Participating in Storm restorations and customer outages. Completing AEP mandatory school and training in Ohio.

09/2014 to 11/2015
Meter Reader Consumers Energy Kalamazoo, MI

Work outside in all weather conditions. Read and record customer gas/electric usage. Inspect gas and electric meters for signs of damage, theft, gas leaks, and report findings to proper personnel. Inspect padmount transformers, locate new meters and properly input them into the handheld computer device, drive/walk to customer meters per day in all weather conditions, answer all customer questions, if not able refer them to someone who can, barricade/guard down wires in storm scenarios.

06/2005 to 09/2014
Manager/Maintenance lead Hardings Market Eau Claire, MI

Family Business. I began working at the age of 14 performing odd-jobs and helping my grandfather with maintenance. By 17 I was promoted to manager and took over maintenance. Opened up the store, made bank deposits, book keeping and ran cash registers. As well as ran the forklift unloaded trucks, Made sure the customers were happy and the employees were working as they should. Performed all the maintenance in the store ie; repairing and maintaining coolers and freezers, box crushers, replacing ballasts, and tiling.

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Job-winning Lineman resume

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Professional Summary
Previous experience in coordinating and overseeing operations of construction maintenance/Communicating and providing information and assistance to department heads/Assisted in design of equipment and vehicles/Previously performed maintenance and inspection of materials on equipment vehicles and warehouse/Develops and implements contingency plans, crews and activities in the event of an outage/Member of the safety committee and helped develop and implement safety polices and procedures/Excels at analyzing organizational needs/Highly effective communicator and team leader adept at establishing levels of confidence and trust
  • OSHA Certification
  • Competent Person Trenching & Excavating Certification
  • Journeyman since 2004/ Lead Lineman since 2005
  • Supervisor Program Certified
  • Basic math and measuring aptitude
  • Valid Ohio Class A driver's license 
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Project lead lineman
  • Capable of heavy lifting
  • Effective at multi-tasking
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Power and hand tools
  • Machine servicing
  • Works well independently
  • Safety procedures knowledge
Work History
Lead Lineman, 04/2000 to Current
Firelands Electric Co-Op Inc New London, OH
  • Dug trenches, backfilled holes and compacted earth to prepare for new lines.
  • Provided accurate measurements and estimates for projects.
  • Consistently assumed additional responsibilities and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
  • Monitored inventory and reported items to be restocked for each job.
  • Prepared sites by removing debris and prepping for new poles.
  • Loaded and unloaded building materials used for construction.
  • Crew lead on a day to day basis.
  • Assured safety of all lineman on crew at job sites.
  • Assisted and crew leader for State of Emergency crews 2005, 2008 & 2017.
  • OSHA 30 Certification
High School Diploma: 2001
New London High School - New London, Ohio
Class A Journeyman Lineman: Journeyman Lineman, October 2004
Dennis Merchant - New London, Ohio

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Experienced Lineman resume

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Dependable and hard-working Lineman with more than 15 years in the construction industry. Thrives in a fast-paced environment and works to complete projects quickly and efficiently.
  • Accurate measurements and estimates
  • Residential construction
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Construction machinery operation
  • Pipe laying
  • Roof construction
  • Plumbing
  • Tiling
  • Demolition
Lineman Apr 2014 to Current
Tele Comp Placement Inc. Zionsville, IN
  • Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and tile cutters.
  • Transported materials, tools and machines to installation sites.
  • Worked with tools such as pruning saws, hedge and brush trimmers and axes.
  • Assisted in caulking pipe joints to properly seal them.
  • Painted walls, exteriors and interiors of buildings and furniture using brushes, rollers and spray guns.
  • Assisted large crews in erecting, repairing and the wrecking of buildings and homes.
  • Used a pick and shovel to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
Lineman Feb 2006 to Apr 2014
Cat Communications, Inc. Anderson, IN
  • Assisted skilled workers with construction projects in all phases of rough and finish carpentry.
  • Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards.
  • Mixed and laid concrete.
  • Installed and repaired roofs, flashings and surfaces.
  • Mixed mortar, plaster and grout according to standard formulas.
  • Removed old roofing materials in an efficient manner.
  • Performed heavy labor such as ditch digging, paving and hauling.
  • Mentored junior team members, providing guidance on proper techniques and safety.
  • Installed, repaired and rebuilt tile, brick and stone surfaces.
  • Used grouting trowels to apply grout between joints of bricks and tiles.
  • Swept and cleaned roofs to prepare them for the application of new roofing materials.
  • Applied paint to unfinished edges of plastic panels using a hand roller.
  • Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment.
GED, General 2017 IVY Tech Anderson, IN