Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Apprentice Lineman - Western Iowa Power Cooperative, Denison

Date Posted
March 20, 2020
Full Time

Job Details

Western Iowa Power Cooperative (WIPCO) is currently seeking applications to fill an Apprentice Lineman position. This position will be available immediately or until position is filled. WIPCO is a rural electric distribution cooperative with approximately 2,100 miles of line and serves nearly 3,500 members in West Central Iowa. 

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, 401k and defined benefit pension package, paid time off, and life and disability insurance. Through WIPCO’s Apprenticeship Program, the lineman has an opportunity to obtain a Journeyman/Lineman certification if applicable. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Applicant must possess a thorough knowledge of electricity and electrical systems, ability to climb poles, and mechanical aptitude.  Applicant must be able to construct and maintain both overhead and underground power lines in a safe and efficient manner. The ability to operate a bucket and digger truck, trencher, backhoe, cable plow, and various other equipment is also required.

Completion of a technical school Line Worker Program is preferred.  First Aid – CPR certification and a Class A CDL are required.  The applicant will be enrolled in an approved electrical lineman apprenticeship program after employment.

Must be available during all weather conditions, to work on-call duties after hours, weekends, holidays, evening and other times outside normal work hours to assist in service restoration and/or other emergencies that may arise.

Pre-employment/post job offer physical examination and illegal substance test required.

Contact Information

Applications are available by contacting:

Michael Akers
P.O. Box 428
Denison, IA 51442
Fax: (712) 263-8655

Deadline: Until Filled

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