Generation Tech I

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Generation Tech I
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: System Operator
Posting Start Date: November 8, 2016
Salary: 36.06
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
Work Time Type: Days


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Generation Technician I (U16-145)

In this position you will work rotating shifts and perform operating, maintenance and administrative function at our Beaver Combined-Cycle Generating plant.

You will support our journey by:

  • Monitor, maintain, operate and test plant equipment and tools as qualified.
  • Perform predictive and preventive maintenance as qualified. Perform calibrations as qualified.
  • Use installed and portable test equipment and technical manuals to troubleshoot equipment and system problems as trained.
  • Perform chemistry operations as qualified.
  • Perform administrative duties such as use of computer based maintenance programs, data collection, report writing, utilization of relevant computer programs and write procedures.
  • Have primary responsibility for systems as assigned and conduct training sessions as assigned.
  • Continuously increase own knowledge level by independent study.
  • Operate forklifts as required.
  • Train to become a Technician II.
  • Qualify on all Beaver Generating Plant systems and associated procedures within 6 months after employment. Must be capable of demonstrating this qualification by oral and written examination.

Join us today and power your potential!

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.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

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

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Jane DeSimone



Experience Required:

You will bring the following skills to our team:

  • Two years previous experience working as a journeyman or equivalent skills in a power plant performing maintenance or operations functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform non-routine and complex maintenance in most of the following areas:
    1. Valves; Pumps; Compressors; Rigging; Fittings; Hydraulics; Crane Ops; Scaffolding; Fans; Piping and Tubing
    2. Batteries; Breakers; Switchgear; Transformers; Motors; Regulators; Buses and Power Supplies
    3. Sensors; Transmitters; Controllers; Regulators; Pneumatics; Power Supplies; Tubing
    4. ST Plant Ops; GT Plant Ops; Logics; Schematics; P&IDs, plant chemistry and Clearances
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and as a team member.
  • Valid driver’s license and demonstrated good driving habits.
  • Must pass the POSS-MASS Aptitude Test for all new hires.
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.

Posting End Date: November 22, 2016