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Traditional Energy Careers

All of the lineworker programs in the state prepare you with the training you need for employment in the electric power industry. Earn your degree in just 1 to 2 years!

$52,100

Entry level salary in MN

86

Jobs created in 2020

4

AAS programs available

9%

Growth in 2020

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Powerline

Persons trained in this field work for power companies installing and maintaining overhead and underground powerlines. They install equipment such as overvoltage and overcurrent protective devices, transformers, capacitors, and regulators. Powerline technicians are employed by investor owned power companies, consumer owned power companies, municipalities, and by electrical contractors.

Powerline Careers

  • ENC Service Technician
  • CNC Field Service Engineer
  • Powerline Specialist Trainee
  • Line Foreman
  • Apprentice Lineman
  • Apprentice Journeyman Lineman
  • Journeyman Lineman
  • Electrical Distribution Linesman
  • Line Mechanic Foreman
  • Powerline Construction Coordinator
Stats
$57,900

Average Salary

18:1

Candidates per job opening

36

Candidates per direct employer

Persons trained in this field work for power companies installing and maintaining overhead and underground powerlines. They install equipment such as overvoltage and overcurrent protective devices, transformers, capacitors, and regulators. Powerline technicians are employed by investor owned power companies, consumer owned power companies, municipalities, and by electrical contractors.

Powerline Careers

  • ENC Service Technician
  • CNC Field Service Engineer
  • Powerline Specialist Trainee
  • Line Foreman
  • Apprentice Lineman
  • Apprentice Journeyman Lineman
  • Journeyman Lineman
  • Electrical Distribution Linesman
  • Line Mechanic Foreman
  • Powerline Construction Coordinator

Earn your degree at the following colleges

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
2101 14th Street
Cloquet, MN 55720
(218) 879-0800

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Dakota County Technical College – Rosemount
1300 145th St E.
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-8000

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MN West Community & Technical College – Jackson
401 West Street P.O. Box 269
Jackson, MN 56143
(800) 658-2330

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MN West Community & Technical College – Jackson
401 West Street P.O. Box 269
Jackson, MN 56143
(800) 658-2330

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MN West Community & Technical College – Jackson
401 West Street P.O. Box 269
Jackson, MN 56143
(800) 658-2330

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MN West Community & Technical College – Granite Falls
1593 11th Avenue
Granite Falls, MN 56241
(800) 658-2330

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MN State Community & Technical College – Wadena
405 Colfax Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482
(877) 450-3322

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MN State Community & Technical College – Wadena
405 Colfax Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482
(877) 450-3322

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