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Lineman Apprenticeship Program

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light- or heavy duty transmission towers.

$66,370

Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Be a Lineman?

Must be 18 years of age or older, have a High School Diploma/GED, have a valid Driver's License, and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the job: adhere to safety practices and procedures such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas; test conductors according to electrical diagrams and specifications to identify corresponding conductors and to prevent incorrect connections; open switches or attach grounding devices to remove electrical hazards from disturbed or fallen lines or to facilitate repairs; climb poles or use truck-mounted buckets to access equipment; drive vehicles with tools and materials to job sites. Abilities include but are not limited to arm-hand steadiness, multilimb coordination, near vision, problem sensitivity, and oral comprehension.

*Individual program requirements may vary, such as pass a placement exam, posses a NM Commercial Driver's License (CDL), have reliable transportation, letters of reference, pass drug screening, pass a physical, etc. Contact the program directly to inquire about minimum requirements and the application process.

Program Sponsor

Central NM Electric Coop.
P.O. Box 669
Moriarty, NM 87035

David Berryman
(505) 847-1065
dave.berryman@cnmec.org

City of Farmington
101 Browning Parkway
Farmington, NM 87401

Luke Lugenbeel
(505) 599-8332
llugenbeel@fmtn.org

Continental Divide Electric
200 E. High Street
P.O. Box 1087
Grants, NM 87020

Donna Venable
(505) 285-6656
dvenable@cdec.coop

PNM Albuquerque
4200 Edith Blvd NE, MS ES62
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Michael Prescott
505-241-3388
Michael.Prescott@pnm.com

Springer Electric Coop.
408 Balizan
P.O. Box 698
Springer, NM 87747

David Balizan
(575) 483-2421
dbalizan@springercoop.com

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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