Position Description

Apprentice or Journey Line Technician
Number of Openings 1
City Garden City
State/Territory Kansas
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Sunflower has an Apprentice or Journey Line Technician opening in Garden City, KS! We are looking for an individual who has leadership characteristics, a strong work ethic, and a desire to learn more about working on high voltage transmission systems. The successful applicant will get to learn about/operate various pieces of heavy equipment, assist with construction and maintenance of transmission structures, climb, set poles, and work on a team that cares about your safety and well-being.

At Sunflower, we have a simple goal: to provide reliable power to our Member-Owners at the lowest possible cost with safety top of mind. Our line technicians are a critical part of doing that. Interested in joining our team? Apply today!


  • Gain experience and knowledge at a generation and transmission utility to broaden your career.
  • Work with a large network of individuals including talented co-workers, Member-Owner representatives, and landowners.
  • Enjoy daily variety by traveling Sunflower's beautiful service territory on site visits.
  • Receive outstanding benefits including a company-funded pension, robust sick/vacation leave, and low health insurance premiums.
  • Make a difference in providing reliable, affordable energy to people in central and western Kansas.


  • Apprentice Level: High school diploma. Completion of a recognized Line Technician Program is strongly preferred. Experience with electric distribution lines, transmission lines, or substation construction is strongly preferred.
  • Journey Level: High school diploma and completion of recognized Line Technician Apprenticeship Program is preferred and four years (8,000 hours) of line experience with increasingly responsible duties; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess and maintain Class A Manual Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
  • Placement in the position will be based upon level of competencies possessed.

For a complete list of qualifications, refer to the Apprentice Responsibility Outline or Journey Responsibility Outline.

EEI Testing:

We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here:


The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.

Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets.

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