This applicant pool may be used to fill additional openings within 90 days of the posting close date.


  • Installation, removal and maintenance of electrical lines, equipment and fiber optic cable.
  • Coordinates line work activities with various departments, contractors and the general public.
  • Restores electrical service by trouble shooting electrical lines and equipment.
  • Minimizes outage duration by effectively diagnosing problems and planning/implementing restoration activities.
  • Maintains continuity and reliability of service through technical proficiency in work procedures and detection/repair of defective equipment encountered in daily activities.
  • Compliance with MP safety rules and applicable federal/state laws/regulations.
  • Initiates proper documentation to record operations activities for legal, historical and administrative purposes.
  • Required to work effectively and courteously with and around the public at all times regardless of conditions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required to develop and maintain positive working relationships.


  • High school graduate or equivalent.


  • Journey Level – Four years or more direct experience as a lineworker (may include but not limited to completion of a Technical College Lineworker program, or state accredited apprenticeship).


  • This position is subject to Federal DOT FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act) regulations
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License and valid Medical Certificate
  • This position will report regularly in person to Duluth, MN
  • This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

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ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.


Location: Duluth, MN
Application Close Date: 07/11/2024