My point is lineman is a tech trade and should be given spec pay. Our trade on the civilIan side does offer such pay bonuses and what not. To say lineman is not a skilled tech trade is insulting . I have hope that we will fight to be payed equally like the rest of the techs. We develop cable plans, and yes most of us lineman can so most of the tech stuff. They want us to be part of the tech unit do most of the work but get completely left out of any compensation. I am hopeful our chain of command will fight on our behalf for spec pay and fair compensation for the lineman.