Journeyman Lineman

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 Salmon River Electric Cooperative, Inc., an Idaho based electric utility, has a position available for a Journeyman/Hot Apprentice Lineman.  This position will report to our headquarters in Challis, Idaho.  Challis is a small rural community nestled at the gateway of the Frank Church Wilderness, the largest designated primitive area in the Continental U.S.  Challis is a great family-oriented community, and the area abounds with recreational opportunities.


  • Successful completion of an approved apprentice training program and/or journeyman lineman certification required.
  • Hot Apprentice must have completed a minimum of 4300 hours on the job training in an approved apprenticeship program.
  • Must have or be able to obtain an Idaho Class A Commercial Drivers License.
  • Must pass a job-related pre-employment physical examination and drug screening test.


  • Performance of all responsibilities required of journeyman lineman status including, construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems.
  • Rotational on-call duties.
  • Knowledge of RUS construction standards and experience with hot sticks is preferable.
  • OSHA certifications.


We offer competitive benefits.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and references to:


Dennis Swindell, Operations Superintendent

Salmon River Electric Co-op Inc.

P.O. Box 384

Challis, ID  83226

Phone: (208) 879-2283 ext. 106

Fax: (208) 879-2596


Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.