Billing Specialist II R16-517

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97015
Job Title: Billing Specialist II R16-517
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Administrative / Clerical Support
Posting Start Date: September 1, 2016
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 13, 2016

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

Billing Specialist II R16-517


The Joint Use Billing Specialist provides analytical and operational support, ensuring that all billing is conducted effectively and within the guidelines of the Oregon Administrative Rules, internal policies and contract terms. Serves as a subject matter expert to the team for billing matters; accurately responding to internal and external questions and inquiries in a timely manner.


• Create accurate invoices associated with make ready, and wireless construction including annual and interim billings.
• Receive and research customer inquiries related to disputed charges on invoices, recommend appropriate resolution to management.
• Reconcile annual rent payments for approximately 200 wireless sites with their respective contract. Calculate any true-up amounts, obtain approvals and create invoices or credit memos for balances.
• Prepare invoices and track payments and schedules for new and modification wireless sites, working with the Wireless Project Manager.
• Develop and maintain good working relationships with external licensees
• Monitor and oversee department Assistant as needed while providing billing support.
• Process Accounts Payable by either Voucher or Purchase Order
• Create annual invoices in Maximo, SOX documents for approval and prepare, route and deliver final invoices
• Monitor aging report; take actions against parties to collect outstanding AR, escalate disputes to management as needed

Experience Required:



  • College degree desired plus 3 years of billing experience in a utility or other highly regulated industry or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have a least Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of joint use permitting, billing, and wireless billing practices.
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications including billing software, Office products and work order management systems.
  • Basic knowledge of OPUC regulations, OARS, and Joint Use Facilities Attachment Agreements.
  • Basic knowledge of PGE’s general ledger and accounting principles.


  • Attention to detail and ability to work and make decisions with little supervision.
  • Analyzing and interpreting data and presenting.
  • Ability to document and follow processes and procedures.
  • Ability to adapt communication style to audiences with different needs.
  • Ability to perform complex work assignments with little or no direction.
  • Ability to adapt to changing processes, procedures and priorities quickly and productively.
  • Ability to evaluate competing priorities and balance workload in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to provide timely support to internal and external requests for information or services.
  • Ability to produce documents and reports, often with quick turnaround, for use by professional and senior management.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to switch tasks in response to changing priorities and immediate client needs.
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures accurately and completely.
  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance to meet daily deadlines.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.


Staffing Services Contact:

Sandy Banister



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Posting End Date: September 13, 2016