While the money is good for a lineman, the work is hard, they miss out on family functions and holidays, and their families sacrifice right along with them. We at J.L. Matthews want to honor the entire home-based crew behind the lineman - wives, girlfriends, parents, children... anyone who loves a lineman. Tell us your story and we may contact you to feature it on our website and social media channels!
Tell us about your lineman. How did you meet? What makes them tick?
Has anyone else in the family been a lineman?
What are you most proud of about your lineman?
Are there things you wish you could change about the job?
How have your lives changed to accommodate the job? Do you have unique holiday traditions? Do you do anything special on the days your lineman is home?
How do you manage the crazy schedule and calls that make your lineman drop everything?
Does loving a lineman make YOUR life harder?
If you have children, do they look up to their lineman? Do they have hopes to follow in his footsteps?
Are there any special ways you stay connected to your lineman while he is working for long periods of time?
What are some things customers or employers have done to show their appreciation?
Tell your lineman's craziest storm/outage story.
What was the longest storm duty streak that your lineman worked?
What crazy experiences have you had on the home front while your lineman was on duty (house flooded, car broke down, etc.)?
What advice would you give someone who's thinking of loving a lineman?