FAQ

What is the Average Salary of a Lineman?

That’s depends on you and how far you’re willing to travel. According to the US Department of Labor, the average lineman salary is $58,000. However, in some states, like California, salaries tend to be higher.

Can you guarantee me a job?

Although we can’t guarantee you a job, we will provide you with the training and experience you need to start a successful apprenticeship, which is exactly what you need to get on the path to become a journeyman.

Do you have job placement services?

Although we don’t offer job placement services, we do work diligently to try to connect our students with potential employers. Currently, 93% of our graduates are working in the industry.

How much time is spent in the field?

While training, about 75% of our training time is outside and the rest is classroom instruction. Once you graduate, though, 100% of your job is outside construction work.

What are the benefits like on the job?

The US Department of Labor shows that in 2012, compared to workers in all occupations, line installers and repairers had a higher percentage of workers who belonged to a union. Based on that, know that the benefit packages, annuities, and pensions can vary from union to union, and from employer to employer.

Do you offer Financial Aid?

Unfortunately, we do not offer financial aid at this time.

Do I need to purchase tools before training?

We have a Bashlin Tools Representative available at orientation to take tool orders, the cost is approximately $1600. If you have tools or prefer to purchase elsewhere please check with one of the instructors to ensure the tools are appropriate.

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