Apprentice Lineman or a Journeymen Lineman

The Village of Carey is currently hiring for an Apprentice Lineman or a Journeyman Lineman.

Apprentice Lineman is the entry-level class for this skilled electrical trade. Under close supervision, incumbents learn and perform basic aspects of the trade and learn how to work with energized high voltage distribution or transmission line voltages, while assisting Journeymen Lineman with the construction, maintenance, and repairs on the electrical overhead and underground distribution and transmission system.

Journeymen Lineman have completed the apprentice level of training and experience and is fully qualified to work on energized primary and secondary electrical transmission and distribution lines, related facilities and equipment; and under general supervision performs highly skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of the municipal electrical utility overhead and underground distribution and transmission system.


High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Have or must be able to obtain an Ohio Class “A” CDL within three months of hire date. Must be able to respond within 30 minutes to the Utility Service Center when on-call. Available for 24-hour on-call and emergency response. Must participate as needed in working overtime on evenings and weekends. Ability to progress through skill plan program within a specified period of time as defined by the department’s skill plan policy. Ability to perform essential duties in an environment that entails a variety of weather conditions and extreme temperatures; working at heights of up to 65’ above ground level; frequent standing, walking, sitting, bending, stooping, climbing, and pushing/pulling; using hoist and dollies to lift and move heavy objects; and physically lifting and moving objects weighing up to 100 lbs.

• Additional requirement for Journeymen Lineman: Five (5) or more years of progressive electric utility line experience


To Apply:

Send resume to or

complete an application which can be obtained at the municipal building located at 127 N. Vance St Carey, Oh 43316 

“We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.”