Are you ready to take the next step? Start your journey to become a lineman.
The power industry is fast-growing and in need of more people to join the Journeyman Lineman trade.
Poudre Valley REA offers an opportunity for local, graduating, high school seniors.
-Paid summer internship, $18/hr
-Chance to earn $2,500 scholarship to line school
-Four year paid apprenticeship at PVREA, starting at $26/hr
-Opportunity to earn reimbursement money for schooling through apprenticeship and up to 3 years of service
June 1, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Apply through PVREA. Application deadline is March 30, 2020.
PVREA will hire 2 interns to work 40hrs/week at $18/hr.
Apply for Line School & Scholarship
July 2020 - August 2020
It is your responsibility to apply and prove acceptance into Northwest Lineman College. After acceptance, you are eligible to apply for the $2,500 PVREA Lineman Scholarship. Scholarship applications are accepted July 20, 2020-July 29, 2020. The recipient will be selected August 14, 2020.
Northwest Lineman College
October 19, 2020 - February 12, 2021
Complete the Power Delivery Program Meridian, Idaho. This is a 15-week program consisting of book work and hands-on training in small classroom settings.
Apply for Apprentice Lineman Position
Upon line school graduation, February 2021
Scholarship awardee will receive preference to be hired as an Apprentice Lineman. After successful hire, eligible for lineman college reimbursement on a yearly schedule.
Apprentice Lineman at PVREA
February 2021 - February 2024
Begin the 4-year programs that consists of on-the-job training and online learning through Northwest Lineman College apprenticeship program. This is a paid positions starting at $26.13/hr. Wage increases with experience.
Begin your career as a Journeyman Lineman. Current PVREA Journeyman Lineman earn at least $40/hr with the opportunity for overtime. Duties include construction, maintenance and trouble shooting.