Employment Opportunities

Apprentice Lineman I

Bartlett Electric Cooperative, Inc. is currently seeking a qualified candidate for an Apprentice Lineman I position.  This is an entry level line position.  The ideal candidate must possess the ability to principally work outdoors in all weather conditions and gain the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to eventually achieve the position of Lineman.


An Apprentice Lineman I will learn to work on non-energized equipment on the ground until trained and certified for pole climbing ability.  After pole climbing certification, the Apprentice Lineman I will climb and perform basic work on non-energized poles under direct supervision of a Lineman or above.  This position will continue to gain understanding and knowledge of the Cooperative Policy Book, American Public Power Association Safety Manual, RUS Overhead and Underground Specification Books, as well as continue to learn the basic care and use of cooperative equipment, Personal Protective Equipment, framing and installing poles, anchors and guys, the proper right-of-way clearing procedures and proper radio communication.


Competitive Pay & Benefits

Employment requires:

  • Background check
  • Pre-employment drug screen
  • Pre-employment Physical
  • TX Commercial Drivers License (CDL) – Class B
  • Acceptable driving history


Interested applicants, please submit your resume to:


Carrie Wenzel,
Manager of Human Resources
Bartlett Electric Cooperative, Inc.
27492 Highway 95
Bartlett, TX 76511


Resumes will be accepted until position is filled

Equal Opportunity Employer