Line Supervisor

Supervise workers engaged in the construction and repair of power lines.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $91,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Line Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in construction and repair of overhead and underground power lines: Determines and locates cause of current interruptions. Trains workers in repair of power lines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May specialize in supervising workers engaged in erecting poles and power lines and be designated Line-Construction Supervisor. May specialize in supervising workers engaged in making emergency repairs and be designated Emergency-Crew Supervisor. May specialize in supervising workers engaged in erecting steel transmission towers and be designated Line Supervisor, Tower.

Should I be a Line Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: City-Plant Supervisor, Complaint Supervisor, Craft Supervisor, E&I Supervisor, Emergency-Crew Supervisor See More

    How to become a Line Supervisor

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