Journeyman Lineman

Journeyman Lineman

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:
$51.98 per hour

Canby Utility, a municipal electric and water utility nestled in the northern Willamette Valley, just 30 minutes south of Portland, Oregon, is looking to hire a journeyman lineman to join our team.  Canby Utility serves a population of approximately 17,900 with 7,700 electric meters, owns two substations, is approximately 80% underground, and is a full requirements customer of the Bonneville Power Administration.

The applicant must possess the required knowledge, skills, physical abilities, and competencies to perform all related duties associated with being a journeyman lineman including construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution system facilities; substation experience is a plus.

Other Requirements:

Journeyman Lineman card
High School Diploma or equivalent
Hot Stick experience
Proficiency in operating line equipment and tools used in construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground power lines.
Ability to meet the physical demands typical for the position, with or without accommodation.
Post-offer, pre-employment physical capacity screening by a licensed medical professional or physical therapist, drug test, criminal background check, and acceptable driving history verified through the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Must have a valid Class A Commercial driver’s license.
Knowledge and understanding of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 safety rules and regulations

Additional Information:

Canby Utility offers an excellent benefits package, including 95% premiums paid for medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid life insurance, paid contributions to the Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP), $125 monthly contribution to the employee’s VEBA account and an option to invest into the 401(k) and 457 plans.

For a complete job description, Veteran’s Preference, and application visit our website at: or contact Barbara Benson by calling 503-266-1156 x 312, email: or in person at 1265 SE 3rd Avenue, Canby, OR 97013. Due to COVID-19, the office is closed to walk-in traffic. Arrangements to pick up an application can be made by calling our office.

Applications accepted until filled.

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