Western Line Builders

Western Line Builders Inc. is a power line contractor that has been in business for nearly four decades. The company was incorporated 1978 as Lutes Construction. In 1986 Denis Bell, Roger Bell, and Fred Oliver purchased Lutes Construction and formed what is now Western Line Builders, Inc. Kevin J. Smith purchased company stock, replacing Roger Bell as Vice President in 1996. Kevin J. Smith is currently serving as President and Dennis Bell is Vice President. Management and employees have changed but one thing has stayed the same throughout the years, Western Line Builders is still a family owned enterprise that is wonderful to work for and great to do business with.

Western Line Builders is a licensed and bonded power line contactor with credentials to work in Nevada, Arizona, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. We have long running relationships with power companies and private customers such as: Powder River Power; Vigilante Electric; Wells Rural Electric; Idaho Power; Newmont Mining; Klondex Mining; Barrick Gold; and many more.

Western Line Builders has 39 years experience in building and maintaining high voltage and extra high voltage power line circuits. Projects we have worked on include new build or maintenance on substations, transmission and distribution lines, primary underground circuits, fiber optics, and low voltage street lighting. Our team of lineman have the rubber glove and hot stick experience needed to conduct complex tasks on energized lines. With over 100 years combined experience and a safety conscience attitude, our personnel are able to complete the most complex projects in a safe and reliable manner, meeting and exceeding customers satisfaction.

Western Line Builders has an accredited apprenticeship program that has trained countless journeyman linemen. We conduct year round technical and safety training held by certified trainers. We offer competitive wages, medical insurance, health saving account, and a profit sharing / 401K program. At Western Line Builders we understand that the word “company” is synonymous with “friendship”. We are proud of our reputation of treating employees as family, and our clientele and community as our friends.