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Electric Power Line Examiner Salary

$74,168 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,587

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electric Power Line Examiner is $74,168 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Electric Power Line Examiner is between $52,967 and $91,675. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Patrols overhead electric power lines and reports damaged or defective power line equipment and facilities: patrols on foot, by automobile, boat, or other means of transportation to detect unsafe or defective power lines.
  • Taps poles with hammer to detect rot or splits caused by weather conditions.
  • Pulls guy wires and anchors to detect slack or looseness.
  • Observes crossarms, insulators, transformers, switches, pole hardware, and overhead conductors, using binoculars, to detect evidence of deterioration, storm damage, and vandalism.
  • Writes periodic report of observations.
  • Climbs poles to examine equipment not observable from ground and makes minor repairs, such as tightening loose guy wires.
  • Notifies trouble dispatching personnel by telephone or radio of necessary major repairs.
  • May open and close switches as directed by supervisory personnel.
Electric Power Line Examiner Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers

Job family population: 116,650

Estimated population of Electric Power Line Examiner jobs: 1,458

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,981
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Electric Power Line Examiner Job Listings for United States

Equipment Operator
Jul 15
Wilsonville, OR, USA
Portland General Electric
... examination, DOT drug screen and physical capacity testing. Join us today and power your potential ... electric) THIS IS AN INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
Senior Transmission Line Engineer
May 23
Fort Collins, CO, USA
ESC engineering, Inc.
... voltage power applications for electric utilities to controls and automation solutions for ... examination. · Minimum seven (7) years work experience related to routing and design of high ...
HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICIAN
Jul 4
Lakehurst, NJ, USA
Air Mobility Command
... electric power controlling equipment and/or distribution lines. Learn more about this agency ... Line Repairers - Installers, Electrical Power-Line - Repairers, Electrical Power-Line ...
T&D Line Design Engineer
Jun 26
Portland, OR, USA
Portland General Electric
T&D Line Design Engineer **Req:** **R-19-1453** **Location:** **PSC - Portland Service Center ... electric power. Provides transmission and distribution project management expertise resulting in ...
Automotive Serviceman B
Jul 20
Tucson, AZ, USA
UNS Energy Corporation
TUCSON ELECTRIC POWER** Tucson Electric Power provides safe, reliable electric service to ... While our line of work can be challenging, it can also be rewarding. Our team of dedicated ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electric Power Line Examiner is $74,168 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Electric Power Line Examiner is between $52,967 and $91,675. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Electric Power Line Examiner Job Listings for United States

Equipment Operator
Jul 15
Wilsonville, OR, USA
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... examination, DOT drug screen and physical capacity testing. Join us today and power your potential ... electric) THIS IS AN INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
Senior Transmission Line Engineer
May 23
Fort Collins, CO, USA
ESC engineering, Inc.
... voltage power applications for electric utilities to controls and automation solutions for ... examination. · Minimum seven (7) years work experience related to routing and design of high ...
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