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Journeyman Lineman

  • Full Time
  • Canby, Ore.
  • Salary: $54.01 per hour
  • Posting End Date: May 31, 2022

Website Canby Utility

Wage or Salary:
$54.01 per hour

Canby Utility, a municipal electric and water utility located 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 18,000 with 7,700 electric meters, owns two substations, is approximately 85% underground, and is a full requirements customer of the Bonneville Power Administration.

General Requirements:

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. In addition, candidates must have the following:

  • Journeyman Lineman card, with successful completion of an approved journeyman lineman apprenticeship program
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Proficiency in operating line equipment and tools used in construction, maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground power lines.  Must be proficient in the use of hot sticks.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands typical for the position, with or without accommodation

The successful candidate will be subject to a post-offer, pre-employment physical capacity screening, drug test, criminal background check, and acceptable driving history verified through the Department of Motor Vehicles and DOT Clearinghouse
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:

Beginning 7/4/22, Canby Utility will move to a 4/10 workweek.

  • Employer-provided medical, dental, vision, and life insurance - premiums paid currently at 95% for employee and family. Basic life coverage at 100%
  • Oregon PERS/Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP). The employer pays employee contributions to the Individual Account Program.
  • Monthly contribution to the employee’s VEBA account for health-related expenses.
  • Paid sick leave, holidays (11.5 days), and vacation starts at six months.
  • 401(k) and 457 deferred compensation plans.
  • 10 paid holidays, plus 1.5 days floating holiday
  • Voluntary supplemental benefit plans: Life Insurance, Legal Shield, Aflac, MetLife, and more

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.

Applications accepted until filled.

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