TLL042 The Day I Wore Kotex Maxi-Pads to Work

Being a lineman means working with crazy people! Linemen act today just like they did when I first went to Lineman school. This is the story of my first week at Lineman school and the characters I still know today. Get Your FREE Lineman Resources Here ★ Lineman Ethos Poster  https://bit.ly/2VcFE9g ★ Lineman Slang Dictionary…

TLL 421 What Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Lineman

Get Your FREE Lineman Resources Here ★ Lineman Ethos Poster  https://bit.ly/2VcFE9g ★ Lineman Slang Dictionary https://bit.ly/3e5eMAX  Have Questions For Me? ★Email Me David@thelineman.life ★ My Website: https://www.thelineman.life The Gear I Use ★Dragonwear Products http://bit.ly/Dragon-Wear Let’s Connect Here ★ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thelinemanlife/ Opinions expressed are solely my own and may not express the views or opinions of…

TTL040 Lineman Are A Different Breed

Lineman Ethos Poster The Lineman Ethos Linemen are a different (rare) breed. At the center of our culture are the values of safety, service, professionalism and loyalty. I accept these values as my own. Linemen are physically strong, intelligent and have unmatched mental resolve. We demand safety. The lives of my teammates and their families…

TTL 039 Every New Lineman Needs To Read This

Lineman Ethos Poster The Lineman Ethos Linemen are a different (rare) breed. At the center of our culture are the values of safety, service, professionalism and loyalty. I accept these values as my own. Linemen are physically strong, intelligent and have unmatched mental resolve. We demand safety. The lives of my teammates and their families…

TLL 036 You Have To Prove It

This is a story about finding out if you have what it takes and the guts to make it in this trade, because not everyone has what it takes to make it as a lineman. When you first get started as an apprentice you hope have what it takes, but you really don’t know.  You’re…

Be A Legendary Lineman…

Do you have a Lineman at your company that is considered a legend? We had a guy, he was a great Lineman and by far the best climber I ever saw.  He loved to antagonize the bosses.  He destroyed more equipment than any 5 Lineman. But no matter what he did, he always seemed to…

The Laws of Linework

I call these the “Laws of Linework” 1. The worse the weather, the more you are required to be out in it. 2. The tough part about being a Foreman is that Lineman don’t know what they want, but they know for certain what they don’t want. 3. Never tell any Foreman or Manager you…

No Greater Friend Will You Ever Find Than A Lineman

The strong bonds of Lineman friendships have no end. This strong bond is not always a 50 – 50 give and take. The Lineman bond is not about each Lineman giving the exact same amount to the friendship. The bond is having the comfort in knowing that if you ever need something, that your brother…