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Every day, our lineman are challenged to find the safest and most efficient solutions as they build, maintain and restore power systems and service. It’s that spirit of innovation and collaboration that’s at the core of our PG&E family. Join us and become part of a team delivering reliable, clean and safe energy to thousands of communities and millions of customers. We'll give you the support and growth opportunities you need to make an impact on the future of California’s energy, as well as your own.

Lineman Careers

  • Electric Distribution & Transmission General Construction

    $66.86/hour plus 22% wage premium for select locations*.

    Sign-on Bonus: $5,000–$20,000, depending on location.

    *Hayward, San Jose, Richmond, Walnut Creek and Antioch
  • Electric Distribution Maintenance

    $63.67/hour plus 22% wage premium for select locations*.

    Sign-on Bonus: $10,000–$20,000, depending on location.

    *Colma, Cupertino, San Francisco, San Carlos, San Jose, Oakland, Fremont and Richmond
  • Electric Transmission Maintenance

    $66.86/hour.

    Sign-on Bonus: $5,000–$10,000, depending on location.

  • Compliance Inspector Distribution

    $63.67/hour.

    Sign-on Bonus: $10,000, depending on location.

Our Hiring Process

We have the tools you need to help you on your path to PG&E.

Stage 1:

Apply

careers.pge.com

Stage 2:

Recruiter
Contact

Hear from a PG&E recruiter on the next steps.

Stage 3:

Submit Qualified
Credentials

Qualified candidates must have proof of completion in an IBEW sponsored line worker apprenticeship or supporting documentation

Stage 4:

Knowledge
Based Testing

Journeyman Linemen knowledge assessment

Stage 5:

Physical
Assessment

Climbing

Pole Top Rescue

Dead-end Insulator

Changeout

21kv Rubber Glove Project

*Transmission

Stage 6:

Job Offer

Sign-on bonus

Relocation package

31 days of corporate housing

3-weeks of paid training

Referral bonus program

Offer valid for one year

Our Training

We put safety first. That’s why we want you to have all of the knowledge and support you need when you join the PG&E team. Learn more about our comprehensive 3-week paid training program that includes corporate housing.

Our Benefits

You’re invested in us and we’re invested in you. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with a company match and a cash balance pension.

Sign-on Bonuses

Need another reason to join PG&E? We offer sign-on bonuses, ranging from $5,000 up to $20,000.

Learn More

Relocation Services

We know moving is tough, which is why we have PG&E Relocation Services to assist new employees with their transition. The services offered include a miscellaneous expense allowance, moving assistance, and more.

FAQ

We put safety first. That’s why we want you to have all of the knowledge and support you need when you join the PG&E team. Learn more about our comprehensive 3-week paid training program that includes corporate housing.

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