Power Line Worker
$33.76 Hourly / $70,217 Annual
If you are looking for a high-powered career, you’ve found it! Power line workers install and repair the various cables and lines of the power grids that cover the world. Whether lowered in a trench, hoisted in a bucket truck or suspended from a helicopter, power line workers make sure the electricity keeps flowing to every home, business and factory. Safety is top priority in high-voltage conditions, so the proper protective equipment must be worn at all times.
Education options: Students can start in high school where programs are available and continue training at technical schools, community colleges, registered apprenticeships or industry training programs.
Qualifications: Physical fitness, ability to climb, love of heights, ability to distinguish colors.