Employment Opportunities

Traverse City Light & Power (TCL&P) is accepting applications for a Line Worker Apprentice. Under the general supervision of the Line Superintendent and direct supervision of the Line Worker In-Charge, or designate, the Line Worker Apprentice will train to perform the duties of a Journeyman Line Worker in the operation, maintenance and construction of electric distribution and transmission systems. The apprenticeship program is through the Joint Michigan Apprenticeship Program and will require the successful completion of 7000 hours of on-the-job training in order to qualify as a Journeyman Line Worker.

Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent along with a minimum of one of the following:

  • Graduation from an accredited electric utility line worker training school such as the Alpena Community College Utility Technology program; or

  • Journeyman or Master Electrician License; or

  • Minimum of 2 years as a Line Worker Apprentice from another electric utility or electrical contractor.

Must acquire a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with a Class A endorsement within six (6) months of employment and maintain such endorsement for duration of employment.

A detailed job description and additional minimum qualifications can be viewed at http://www.tclp.org/Page/Careers.

Wage range is $24.40 – $36.60 per hour based on hours of on-the-job training along with a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, a 10% employer contribution to a 457 deferred compensation plan and a 6% employer contribution to a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.

Please submit resume, cover letter, employment application and three professional references via email to this email address, or via mail to TCL&P, Attn: Manager of HR & Communications, 1131 Hastings Street, Traverse City, MI 49686. Position is open until filled.

TCL&P is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The City of Escanaba has a job opening for the full time position of Apprentice or Journeyman Lineman.

A Lineman is a skilled trade position responsible for construction, maintenance, and repair of primary and secondary power lines and related components of City electric distribution system, including both overhead and underground systems.

Applicants must be able to work safely in high places and in confined spaces, have a high school diploma, and possess a Class A CDL license, or the ability to obtain one within 60 days. Apprentice applicants must possess a Vocational Diploma as an Electrical Line Technician.

Starting pay is $29.19/hour for an Apprentice Lineman, and $39.53/hour for a Journeyman, along with a competitive fringe benefits package. Residency within 20 miles of the Escanaba corporate limits is required. A copy of the full job description is available on the City’s website here. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and application via this email address to HR, or by mail to City of Escanaba, Attn: Human Resource Director, P.O. Box 948, Escanaba, MI 49829. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The City of Escanaba is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Marquette Board of Light and Power is accepting applications for the position of Journey Line Electrician.

Requirements include:

  • Applicants must have completed a 4-year accredited or certified Line Electrician Apprentice Program.

  • Candidates must be able to safely perform Journey level work including construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems in all types of weather conditions.

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of all aspects of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission work standards and equipment, along with applicable electric codes and statutes.

  • On-call duty on a regular cycle is required and overtime work as needed.

  • Possession of a CDL Class A Commercial Driver’s License with air brake endorsements.

  • Ability to work high above ground level and be able to climb, trim/remove trees, perform streetlight work, locate underground facilities, and troubleshoot load, voltage and other customer problems.

  • Participation in safety meetings and wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment required.

  • Applicant will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing as required by DOT regulations.

  • Applicant should have a positive attitude, the ability to work well with little direct supervision, and excellent time management and organizational skills.

Consideration will also be given to applicants who are currently enrolled in an approved apprenticeship program at the Fourth Step or above.

We offer a comprehensive wage and benefits package which is negotiated through a Labor Agreement.

Resumes mail be mailed to Marquette Board of Light and Power, or submitted via email



Are you a journeyman lineworker that is looking for a place to work where you can go home nightly?  Bay City Electric Light and Power, a division of the City of Bay City, Michigan is seeking full-time Electrical Journeyman Lineworkers to immediately fill multiple openings. This specialized experienced position earns a competitive salary of $45.33 per hour. Our lineworkers are responsible for the construction, maintenance, operations and outage restoration on the utility’s distribution facilities. They operate in a safe and efficient manner, to assure our customers reliable and affordable electricity.

As a city employee you will be offered generous personal time off (PTO) which includes vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay. A robust benefits package including a high deductible health insurance plan with a city-funded health savings account (HSA), dental insurance, as well as life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance is also available. Our city employees also enjoy additional benefits, such as an annual stipend to cover the purchase of authorized FR clothing, an annual stipend to cover the purchase of safety footwear, a defined contribution to a 401(a) plan with Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (with employer and employee percentage contributions), and a Retiree Health Savings Plan with a fixed city percentage contribution which helps employees build assets for medical expenses when they reach retirement age.



  • Must be a High School Graduate or obtained a GED equivalent.

  • Must be a certified Journeyman Lineman and possess a Journeyman Lineman card.

  • Must have knowledge and experience with distribution systems.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Michigan Driver’s License with CDL Class B endorsement.

  • Must be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.

Please, do not apply if you cannot meet these requirements. 


About Bay City Electric Light and Power
Bay City Electric Light and Power (BCELP) is a municipal utility serving the Bay City area since 1868. Bay City Electric Light and Power (BCELP) is known for reliability, a safe workplace, and employee development. Bay City Electric Light and Power serves 21,000 customers.


Work Schedule

  • This is a 40/hour week (with potential paid overtime).

  • Work is conducted locally with no mandatory travel (occasional mutual aid storm work may be available).

  • Must be willing to take occasional on-call trouble truck coverage (paid).

  • Must be readily available to respond to system outages after normal work hours.

Are you Ready?

If you are looking for a new opportunity and meet the job requirements, please click on the link to apply today https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/baycitymi/jobs/1550646-178732