Entergy Lineman Trainee-M0216 in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Lineman Trainee-M0216

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Date: Jul 12, 2018

Location: Kosciusko, MS, US

Company: Entergy


This position will assist in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground distribution lines.

Must be able to learn to operate and maintain required equipment including Digger-Derricks, Bucket Trucks, Trenchers, Backhoes, etc.

Must be able to learn and follow all safety rules.

Must be constantly alert for unsafe and hazardous working conditions and always perform duties in a safe and responsible manner.

Must be available for on call duty and emergency response.

Multi-day out-of-town assignments will be required.

The individual will be exposed to a training program to include but not limited to the following aspects of the electrical utility business:

  • Comprehensive safety program.

  • Construct, build and maintain overhead and underground electric facilities.

  • Recognize material(s) and their function.

  • Installation of equipment including the wiring of each: transformers, regulators, capacitors and reclosers.

  • Driving of different sizes and types of trucks.

  • Operations of various pieces of equipment.

  • Read and understand job prints and sketches.

  • Setting and climbing of all sizes of poles in open areas, rear alleys and in energized lines.


High School Diploma.

Must be able to drive different sizes and types of trucks.

Must be able to read and understand job prints and sketches.

Must have no fear of heights, and/or climbing.

Must have a valid class A CDL License and must pass a DOT physical and drug screen.

Must have physical strength and endurance for arduous labor in all kinds of outdoor weather and conditions.

Must be willing to work irregular hours as required and in all types of conditions. Must be able to receive, understand and transmit orders with clarity.

Must be able to learn and obey all safety rules and regulations of the Company. Understand the need and importance of rendering and maintaining first class, courteous service to all our customers.

Must be neat, clean and orderly in appearance.

Must be willing to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguards assets.

Successful completion of EEI CAST TEST REQUIRED.

Successful completion of the Fitness for Duty Test is REQUIRED.

Additional Responsibilities

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company.


Primary Location: Mississippi-Kosciusko

Job Function :Skilled / Craft

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :MISSISSIPPI BARG - NON-NUCLEAR-M01

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 80954

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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