Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives

Journeyman Lineman - Western Iowa Power Cooperative, Denison

Date Posted
February 18, 2020
Full Time

Job Details

Western Iowa Power Cooperative (WIPCO) is currently seeking applications to fill a Journeyman Lineman position at our Denison, Iowa office. 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 retirement package, paid time off, and life and disability insurance. RATE OF PAY:  Bargaining Unit Position:  $38.61/hour. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline: Until Filled


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, a Class A CDL and a Journeyman certificate from an approved apprenticeship are required. Pre-employment/post job offer physical examination and illegal substance test required.

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.


Contact Information

Applications are available by contacting:

Michael Akers, Operations Manager, P.O. Box 428, Denison, IA 51442

Fax: (712) 263-8655 or E-mail:

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