World’s changing weather tests linemen

July 22, 2019

By Kevin Juhasz For Huskie Tools Lineworkers perform the dangerous task of maintaining infrastructure all year long. That work becomes critical in the wake of severe weather, and it’s likely the workers will be needed more in the years to...

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Linemen lighting up Navajo Nation

July 15, 2019

By Paula Aven Gladych For Huskie Tools Linemen are some of the first responders to arrive when tornados, hurricanes, blizzards and other major storm events hit and bring down the power. That’s why, when the power industry found out that...

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Time to designate linemen as first responders!

July 8, 2019

How You Can Help Share this article's link  ( with your friends and family via email, Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram. Let them know you support the effort to recognize linemen as first responders. Sign the petition to give first...

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Lineman First Responders brave the dangers of the job

July 1, 2019

By Kevin Juhasz For Huskie Tools Lineworkers are vital to the function of all areas of society. They are key to getting power and communications where we need. When there are failures in the system or disasters, they are called...

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Marriage On The Line

June 24, 2019

Linemen are tough, so are their spouses By Paula Aven Gladych For Huskie Tools Being the spouse of a lineman is not easy. Linemen are on call 24/7 if they work locally or can be away for months, and even years,...

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Lineman Rodeos: Putting Lineman Skills To The Test

June 17, 2019

The best lineworkers from around the world see how they stack up against one another By Sarah Kuta For Huskie Tools Unless you're in the industry, you’ve likely never been to a rodeo like this before. Instead of what you might...

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Lineman Tattoos: Inked Up

June 10, 2019

By Nicole Cormier For Huskie Tools When you work a job that requires a combination of strength and courage, spending a few hours getting ink permanently put into your skin probably seems like no big deal. Turns out, linemen love...

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Journeyman Lineman are in high demand nationally

June 3, 2019

By Paula Aven Gladych For Huskie Tools With Baby Boomers and Generation X workers starting to filter out of jobs and new developments popping up all over, the need for trained lineman isn’t going to decrease anytime soon, says George...

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Lineman Retirement Strategies

May 27, 2019

By Paula Aven Gladych For Huskie Tools Lineman jobs are both physical and technical in nature. While on a national average, individuals in this field start out making about $35,000 to $45,000 a year, linemen can earn quite a bit...

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Women In Power

May 20, 2019

By Scott Forbes For Huskie Tools “Big Girl Panties Required” blares the hot pink type at the top of the page. No, this isn’t a headline in a magazine ad promoting plus-sized lingerie. It’s what you find at the top...

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